Admission deadlines

Our programs are available for enrollment in the fall, spring or summer sessions. Choose the start date that is most convenient for you:

Admission Deadline
Summer 2014 Session May 4
Fall 2014 Session July 18
Spring 2015 Session Dec. 1


Criteria for Admission

Whether you're applying for an undergraduate degree or post-baccalaureate certificate program, a nonrefundable fee is required with your application.

Undergraduate degree program

The following steps and materials should be completed by students with more than 24 transferable credits from a regionally accredited institution:

  • A completed application   
  • A statement of purpose 
  • A current resume
  • Official transcipts from all previously attended universities and colleges
  • TOEFL scores for students whose first language is not English
  • A cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all previous college work at a two-year institution or combination of institutions, or a 2.0 grade point average on all previous college work at a four-year institution
  • International transcripts must be certified by an evaluator

If a student has no prior college experience or less than 24 transferable credits, the steps above should be completed along with the following:

  • High school transcripts, including grade point average and class rank  
  • One standardized test score (SAT, ACT, or Compass)–composite, verbal, and math   
  • Document at least three years full-time work experience

If you are unable to fulfill the requirements, you may apply for provisional admittance.

Post-baccalaureate certificate program

The following steps and materials should be completed by students interested in our CMA, CPA and MBA preparation courses:

  • A completed UES application
  • A current resume
  • A transcript from the accredited university issuing your bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstration of fulfilling any other requirements for the specific post-baccalaureate program

Admission Decisions

Admission decisions are processed when the application has been completed, and all documents have been received. Once your credentials have been reviewed, an academic advisor will contact you to schedule a placement interview. The academic advisor will keep you updated on your status. If you have a question about your application status, contact us.

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