JUNIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL
❑ Attend a college fair and compare your options.
❑ Take the PSAT.
❑ Take a free in-person or guided virtual tour of campus. Schedule a tour online or call
❑ Register for a spring SAT or ACT.
❑ Send test scores to UNT’s Office of Admissions. UNT's school
SAT: 6481 | ACT: 4136
❑ Attend UNT Spring Preview.
❑ Review requirements and priority dates for admission, housing and scholarships and
❑ Apply to UNT beginning July 1 at ApplyTexas.
SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL
❑ If preferred, you can apply to UNT with the Common Application beginning Aug. 1.
❑ Register for the fall SAT or ACT and submit results to UNT’s Office of Admissions,
❑ Register for UNT Fall Preview.
❑ Remember to send us your
❑ Reserve a spot at
Freshman Orientation once you're admitted.
❑ Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
❑ Designate UNT to receive your FAFSA information. School code:
❑ Submit the
UNT General Scholarship Application.
Join UNT, one of the nation’s largest Tier One public research universities and the choice of
more than 39,000 students.
How to Apply:
PRIORITY ADMISSION DATES FOR FRESHMEN
Submit your completed application, application fee and transcripts to the admissions office by
the following priority dates.*
*Applications received after these priority dates will be subject to a late fee.
by high school class ranking
TOP 10% or cumulative HS unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
Or have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 (unweighted)
**UNT will calculate your class rank if you don’t have one.
Things to keep in mind
Have questions about the admissions process?
Talk to one of our friendly UNT Admissions Counselors today! We’ll answer your questions and assist
you through the admissions process. Call, email, come visit us or set up a virtual appointment. We
also have events in cities across the U.S. and visit lots of high schools, so there's a good chance
we can come visit you too. As we work to keep everyone safe during COVID-19, we have many virtual
options. Your high school Counselor can reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a virtual visit.
Attend admissions events to learn more about UNT
**We will be hosting virtual alternatives to our events until we are able to safely host them
We bring UNT to you with this informative, free reception held in cities across the country. Our
Admissions Counselors will give you information on UNT, the admissions process, housing,
scholarships and financial aid. You can also meet with various departments during the event who can
answer any questions you might have regarding your transition to UNT.
This free campus event, held each Fall and Spring, is your opportunity to get a sneak peek at campus
life and your future. Bring your family and your friends, and allow our students, faculty and staff
to help you discover why UNT is the right place for you.
We look forward to meeting you and showing off our beautiful campus once we're able to safely resume
campus tours. Until then, see what UNT is like by experiencing
campus virtually. You can also speak with one of our current students to get their take on
UNT. Send us an email and we'll connect you with a student.
Keep your course load on track
To be more successful at UNT, we recommend that students take the following classes in high school.
- English: 4 credits (English I-IV)
- Mathematics: 4 credits (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and Pre-Calculus)
- Sciences: 4 credits (to be selected from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and Physics)
- Social Sciences: 4 credits (World Geography, World History Studies, U.S. History, and U.S.
Government and Economics)
- Foreign Language: 2 credits (Levels I-III proficiency of the same language) (UNT recommends 3
- Health: 1/2 credit minimum
- Fine Arts: 1 credit
- Physical Education: 1 1/2 credits
- Computer Science: 1 credit (demonstrated proficiency at Level I)
- Electives: 3 1/2 credits
- Speech: 1/2 credit
Get a head start with college credits by exam
You can get a head start on earning your bachelor’s degree at UNT even before enrolling in your first
class as an incoming freshman. By completing Advanced Placement (AP) courses and exams,
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject exams or International Baccalaureate (IB) exams,
you can earn academic credit and test out of some UNT courses. This can help you earn your degree
faster and start your career earlier than other students.
When to take the SAT or ACT
High school seniors who plan to attend UNT should take entrance examinations at least five months
before enrollment dates. See collegeboard.org or
your high school counselor for more information.
Not in high school just yet?
Check out our helpful tips on preparing for and choosing the right college (hint: it’s UNT!) before
you get to high school. You’ll be on track for success, and that much closer to joining the Mean