Freshman: How do I prepare?

Improve your chances of being admitted and receiving financial awards

Junior Senior Checklist


❑ Attend a college fair in person or virtually and compare your options.

❑ Take a free on-campus or virtual tour with one of our Eagle Ambassadors.

❑ Attend a UNT Admissions event.

❑ Register for a spring SAT or ACT.

❑ Send test scores to UNT Admissions.
School codes:
SAT: 6481 ACT: 4136

❑ Register for UNT Spring Preview.

Review requirements and priority dates for admission and financial aid.


Apply to UNT beginning July 1.

❑ 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 Admissions.*

❑ Register for UNT Fall Preview.

❑ Reserve a spot at Freshman Orientation once you’re accepted.

❑ Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or complete the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).

❑ Designate UNT to receive your FAFSA information.
School code: 003594

❑ Access the Eagle Scholarship Portal and complete your profile. For priority scholarship award consideration, you must be admitted by March 1.

❑ Review and register for one of our fall or spring events.

Apply for housing.

❑ Select a residence hall and submit application payment.

❑ Register for Freshman Orientation. Fee increases May 1.

❑ Complete pre-orientation homework.

Submit final, official high school transcript.

Submit immunization records.

❑ Make sure you're TSI Complete.


Join UNT, one of the nation’s largest Tier One public research universities and the choice of over 42,000 students.

How to Apply:


You are eligible to be admitted to the university if you meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted)
  2. Are in the Top 10%
  3. Meet admission requirements with a combination of class rank and SAT or ACT scores.

*Get more information regarding class rank, test scores and individual reviews.

We’re here to help you.

Visit us:
Eagle Student Services Center, third floor

Connect with us:
Get your questions answered with in-person or virtual appointments.

Contact us:
Phone: 940-565-281 | 800-868-8211

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