• Undergraduate Students

    Admissions Checklist

    • Find a Degree

      Check out UWA’s “Programs & Majors”. We’ve got many majors to help you prepare for the career of your dreams.
    • Request Information

      Thanks for your interest in the University of West Alabama. We are happy to assist with your questions regarding admission to our undergraduate or graduate programs. Contact the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management by mail at Station 4, Livingston, AL 35470; by phone at 205.652.3578, 1.888.636.8800; by fax 205.652.3881; or by email at admissions@uwa.edu.  
    • Attend a Preview Day/Visit Campus

      Preview Days are held each Fall and Spring to give you an opportunity to visit campus.  Come out and see firsthand the opportunities that the University of West Alabama has to offer. During Preview Day, you will hear from various professors, meet with current students, learn about scholarships and financial aid, and learn about our campus organizations. You will also have an opportunity to hear our housing options and tour our beautiful campus. Lastly, you will get to see why our campus is loved by so many.

      Before you apply, we would like to strongly encourage you to visit our campus and see for yourself firsthand if the University of West Alabama is a good fit for you.  
    • Apply Online

      You may submit your application and fee payment of $25 online.
    • High School Transcripts

      Submit official high school transcripts from each high school attended. Students who are currently enrolled in high school will be required to submit their final transcript (including proof of high school graduation) prior to enrolling at UWA. This is required of all first time freshmen and transfer students without 24 transferrable academic hours (12 in basic curriculum).
    • Testing Scores

      UWA accepts either ACT or SAT test scores. Please specify UWA on each test application (ACT code #0024; SAT code #1737). If you did not have your test scores sent to UWA directly through the testing center, check with your guidance counselor to find out if test scores are included on your high school transcripts. If not, call ACT at 319.337.1270 or SAT at 866.756.7346 to have your scores sent to UWA. At least one of these scores is required for acceptance for students without 24 transferrable academic hours (12 in basic curriculum).
    • Student Health Services

      For the safety of our campus community, all students are required to have up-to-date immunizations before arriving on campus. Failure to comply with the Entrance Medical Forms, including required vaccines, will result in an inability to participate in pre-fall activities such as, athletics, band, cheerleader (tryouts or practice) or move into the residence halls and begin fall classes. You can check your status by contacting the UWA Admissions Office.

    • College Transcripts

      Submit official transcripts from each college/university previously attended. Students who are currently enrolled at another institution will be required to submit their final transcript prior to enrolling at UWA. Transcripts can be mailed to: Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management, UWA Station 4, Livingston, AL 35470.
    • Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

      Students wishing to apply for financial aid must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available in January of each year. For more information contact the Financial Aid Center at 205.652.3576 or visit us on the web.