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New freshman

You are a high school student, or graduated from high school or earned a GED less than 3 years ago.

Transfer

You are taking, or have completed, classes at another college and want to complete your degree at UA. You may have already earned an associate degree and seek another, or a bachelor's degree.

Adult

It has been more than two years since you graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D., and you have never attended college.

College Credit Plus

Qualifying Ohio students in grades 7-12 can earn both secondary school and college credit, free!

Guest

You attend another college and want to take a few classes at UA before returning to your college.

International students

Graduate

Post-baccalaureate

You have a bachelor's degree and want to take more undergrad classes toward another degree.

Other

  • Pathway to M.D.
  • 60+ enrollment
  • Certificate seeking
  • Wanting to enroll at other UA sites in Northeast Ohio
  • Wanting to re-enroll at UA
  • Admission for special students who wish to take particular courses and are not working toward a degree

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