Your success is important to us, and we will do everything we can to assist you on
the road to earning your bachelor's degree. UNT is here to support you as you navigate
these uncertain times. In the meantime, we encourage you to look forward. We know we look forward to seeing you this fall.
If you're not sure you meet our admission requirements, no problem. We will holistically
review your application based on your GPA and other academic criteria.
If you need help applying, getting your transcripts or answers to your questions —
whatever you need, we are here for you.
Minimum college 2.0 GPA (4.0 system) and eligible to return to institution(s) attended
If you have 30-44 college credit hours:
Minimum college 2.25 GPA (4.0 system) and eligible to return to institution(s) attended
If you have 15-30 college credit hours:
Minimum college GPA of a 2.5 and be eligible to return to the institutions attended
If you have FEWER than 15 college credit hours:
Minimum college GPA of a 2.5 and a High School 3.0 or higher unweighted GPA
UNT encourages you to send your SAT and ACT scores but they are optional
Admissions Update: Students that have less than 15 hours and are without an SAT or ACT score can still
join the Mean Green Family. Simply apply via ApplyTexas or the Common App and we will holistically review your application based on your GPA, class rank and
other academic criteria.
Individual Review is an automatic process whereby UNT Admissions reviews the application
of any student who does not meet minimum admission requirements. If you are eligible
for Individual Review an email will be sent to you with information on required documentation
and how to upload the documents to your my.unt.edu portal.
Factors that may help determine academic readiness under the individual review provision
may include, but are not limited to, the following: school attended, courses taken,
employment experience, special abilities, individual achievements, leadership activities,
public service, and extra-curricular activities. For more information about admission
to UNT, contact us at 800-868-8211, 940-565-2681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Information for Non-Traditional Applicants
Transient (Visiting) or Summer Visiting Students
If you are an undergraduate student pursuing a degree at another U.S. college or university
who wants to take a course at UNT for one semester then return to your home institution,
apply as a transient.
Transient students must complete an application prior to the application priority date, pay the non-refundable application fee, and submit an official transcript from their
most recent college or university attended. The transcript must reflect a minimum
2.00 cumulative GPA (4.0 system) and that the student is in good standing (eligible
to return) and not on academic probation or suspension from their previous institutions.
Transient students that decide to continue at UNT after their semester will need to
reapply as a transfer student and submit transcripts from all previously attended
colleges. The student must meet all admission requirements for a new transfer student
prior to their second semester of enrollment at UNT. If a student initially applies
as a regular transfer student and is denied admission, the student cannot change their
application type to transient.
Summer transient students may return to UNT for subsequent summers by reapplying and
submitting an updated transcripts.
Fresh Start for Transfer Students Last Enrolled 10 or More Years Ago
Students who have college credits that are at least 10 years old may seek admission
to UNT without consideration of that academic work. Contact the UNT Office of Undergraduate
Admissions before acceptance.
If you're a Texas Resident and apply for admission to Texas public colleges or universities as an undergraduate,
you may be able to begin a new course of study with a clear academic record.
If you have credits for college courses taken ten or more years prior to the planned
enrollment date, those credits and grades can be waived under the "Academic Fresh
Start" law if you invoke it at the time of application.
Please remember: this is an all or nothing option. You cannot pick and choose which
courses to ignore and which courses to count. If you choose the "Academic Fresh Start"
option, you will not receive any credit for any courses you took over ten years ago.
This means that courses taken previously:
Cannot be used to fulfill new prerequisite requirements;
Cannot be counted toward your new degree; and
Will not be counted in any future G.P.A. calculations.
Academic Fresh Start clears only your academic record, not the number of semesters
you have been in higher education. The maximum number of semesters for receiving federal
Pell Grants is 12, which must include all of the time you have spent