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Apply as a First-Year Student

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Application Checklist and Timeline

We operate on a rolling admissions cycle and begin reviewing applications on September 1. Make sure you have your application documents in and don't miss any important dates!

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Are You Eligible for Transfer Credits?

There are a number of ways a student can transfer credit to UP. Taking AP, IB, Running Start, dual or concurrent enrollment classes? See how UP will award credit. 




The average amount awarded to first-year students last year was more than $27,000, excluding student loans. We offer merit-based aid and need-based aid in addition to scholarships in music, theater, communication studies, athletics, and ROTC. 


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Honors Program

Any accepted first-year students may apply to this program which includes honors core courses, focused work in a student's major, a faculty mentor, and special emphases on study abroad, research, service opportunities, and more. Incoming honors students last year had an average 3.92 unweighted GPA and SAT score of 1420.

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Office of Admissions is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.