The minimum requirement for Non-Degree seeking graduate admission is the receipt of a U.S. Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university/college or a final degree awarded from a comparable institute of higher education as evaluated by the University of Arizona Graduate College. There is no GPA requirement for graduate Non-degree seeking students.
Helpful Facts and Tips for prospective graduate Non-Degree seeking students:
- Non-Degree students are eligible to enroll in graduate-level courses. It is advisable that you contact the department offering courses of interest to ensure that:
- Their courses are available to Non-Degree students.
- You apply to the correct campus on which those courses are offered.
- Up to 12 units of graduate credit earned in Non-Degree status and/or transferred from other institutions, may be applied toward a graduate degree once the student obtains admission to a degree program.
- Up to 6 units of graduate credit earned in Non-Degree status and/or transferred from other institutions, may be applied toward a graduate certificate once the student obtains admission to a certificate program.
- Applicants who have a low GPA on their undergraduate degree can complete 12 semester units of graded 500-level or higher coursework and obtain a minimum GPA of 3.00, which can be used by graduate admissions as the sole admit GPA to a graduate degree program.
- Graduate Non-Degree applications should be submitted no later than one week before classes begin to avoid unexpected delays and late registration penalties assessed by the Bursar's Office.
- If Non-Degree registration for a major semester is missed, then a new application and fee will be required.
- Please consult the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid regarding financial aid information.