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Admissions Process

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At the University of West Florida Online, we have made the admissions process for our online programs as simple as possible. With flexibility to choose from multiple start dates throughout the year, you can begin your program at a time that works best for you. Here is what you can expect when you apply for one of our online programs, along with admission requirements for undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Apply to UWF Online

1. Get in touch with an enrollment counselor.

Complete the form to request more information and talk with one of UWF Online’s enrollment counselors. They will answer your questions and help you discover the program that best meets your goals.

2. Easily submit your application online.

After you’ve found the right program, you can conveniently complete your application for admission online. Be sure to fill out all required fields and submit any additional materials for your program.

3. Prepare for you first day of classes.

When you have been accepted into your program, complete these tasks to get ready for your first day of classes:

  • Create your student account and email address
  • Transfer previously earned credits
  • Accept financial aid offers, such as student loans, scholarships, grants or work-study awards
  • Pay tuition and related fees
  • Purchase textbooks and materials required for your classes

Admission Requirements

Below are general admission requirements for our programs. Refer to your program’s page for any additional requirements.

Undergraduate Requirements

  • Submit a completed application for undergraduate admission and $30 application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions previously attended. Transcripts should be mailed to:

    University of West Florida
    Undergraduate Admissions
    11000 University Parkway, Building 18
    Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750​

  • Submit ACT or SAT scores. UWF’s school codes are:
    • ACT: 0771
    • SAT: 5833
  • Complete the residency application form through your MyUWF account for tuition purposes.

Graduate Requirements

  • Submit a completed application for graduate admission and $30 application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts for a bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale on the last 60 hours of coursework in the baccalaureate degree. Mail transcripts to:

    University of West Florida
    Graduate Admissions
    11000 University Parkway, Building 11
    Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

  • Be in good standing at all previously attended institutions.
  • Submit scores for a nationally standardized graduate admissions test, such as the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination, Miller Analogies Test, Graduate Management Admission Test or an equivalent acceptable for the program to which the student is applying. Test scores must be no more than five years old.
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