Second Bachelors





Second bachelor’s students are those who have completed a bachelor’s degree from any regionally accredited college or university, including the University of Utah.

Frequently Asked Questions



  • Check Admission Standards

    Applicants are expected to have completed their previous degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.35 or higher.

    The University of Utah uses a holistic review process when assessing applications to ensure we give all students the best opportunity to present a complete picture of their qualifications. Identifying applicants who are well prepared for academic success is one of the keys to providing our students with an extraordinary undergraduate experience.

    Academic factors that are taken into consideration include: cumulative transferable GPA, rigor of course selection, grade trend, and academic awards. Non-academic factors include: involvement in student organizations, athletics, or other extracurricular activities; significant commitment to community engagement and volunteer work; familial and financial responsibilities; work experience; extraordinary circumstances; and ability to contribute to and benefit from a culturally and intellectually diverse learning community.

  • Check Application Deadlines



Application Due Date


Application Due Date


Application Due Date

All applications are evaluated in the order in which they are received, and notification of admissions decisions are sent on a rolling basis. Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

  • Complete the Online Application

    Be sure to fill out the application completely, as it will be used to determine the admissibility, residency for tuition purposes, and eligibility for merit scholarships. Once an application has been started, you will be able to save and continue at any time until submitted. Once submitted, changes will no longer be possible.

  • Pay the Application Fee

    The application fee for undergraduate domestic students is $55. This fee is non-refundable.

    The application fee can be paid online within the application, by phone, by mailed check or money order, or in person at the Student Services Building. The application must be submitted 24 hours before the application fee can be paid in person or by phone.

    The application fee may be waived for applicants who provide documentation of financial hardship. More information on how to qualify can be found here.


Send Your Transcripts

Please submit official transcripts from all regionally-accredited colleges and universities you have attended since your last enrollment at the University of Utah.

Paper transcripts can be mailed directly from the schools or brought in an envelope sealed by the schools to:

             The University of Utah
             Office of Admissions
             201 South 1460 East, Room 250s
             Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Electronic transcripts can be requested through one of the following services:

- Parchment/Naviance

- National Student Clearinghouse

- Credentials Solutions

- eScrip Safe


If prompted for a recipient email address when ordering your transcript, please use Transcripts sent directly through email or fax will not be considered official.


  • Track Your Application Status Online

    Your application will be evaluated once we receive a completed application, application fee, and all required documentation. The status of your application can be tracked here. Please allow 7-10 business days for the online tracker to reflect newly received materials.