First-Time Students: Certificate/Associate Degree Programs


  1. Review admission requirements below.
  2. Click the Apply for Admission link.
  3. Submit the required documents.
  • All final transcripts and test scores must be official and remain in an envelope sealed by the issuing institution. Students do not need to request transcripts from any University of Alaska campus.
    • Mail official paper transcripts to UAA Office of Admissions, PO Box 141629, Anchorage AK 99514-1629
    • Email official transcripts from secure providers such as AVOW or eScript to admissions@uaa.alaska.edu
      • UAA does not accept final transcripts by fax or email attachment

Certificate or Associate Degree (1-2 years)
Admission Requirements
 Qualifications (one of the following)
  • Graduation from high school (no minimum GPA required); or
  • Successful completion of the GED test; or
  • Meet one of the options in the catalog under admission for non-high school graduates

 Required Admission Documents
  • Admission application and $40 fee
  • In-progress high school transcript when you apply
  • Final high school transcript showing graduation date or GED scores

Apply for Admission
Use the Associate/Cert-No College application type.