Apply Now! Apply and be admitted by the priority date to ensure that all high school records and entrance exams are current with UNT to be considered for the UNT Excellence Scholarship Award. Applications will continue to be accepted after the priority date. Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. You'll be informed of your admission status via a letter in the mail or your account once we've received and processed your complete application and all required documents.  

Submit your completed application and application fee to the admissions office by the following priority dates.  

Application Priority Dates
Apply by this priority date: To enroll for session:  With classes beginning:
March 1, 2023*  Fall 2023 August 21, 2023
May 12, 2023  Summer 2023: 3-week session May 15, 2023
May 19, 2023 Summer 2023: first 5-week session, 10-week session May 22, 2023
June 2, 2023 Summer 2023: 8-week session June 5, 2023
June 23, 2023  Summer 2023: second 5-week session July 11, 2023
*You should apply and be admitted by March 1, 2023, to ensure that all high school records and entrance exams are current with UNT to be considered for the UNT Excellence Scholarship Award. Applications will continue to be accepted after the priority date.

How to apply  

U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents applying for admission to UNT for the first time and who don't have any previous college credit should apply as freshmen.  

Not you? Try one of these links:Transfer | International | Graduate  

To be considered for admission to UNT, do the following:  

Submitting documents or payments by mail...  

Mailing Address  

University of North Texas  
Office of Undergraduate Admissions  
1155 Union Circle #311277  
Denton, TX 76203-5017  

Physical address for courier services (FedEx, UPS, etc.)  

University of North Texas  
Office of Undergraduate Admissions  
Eagle Student Services Center Room 305  
1147 Union Circle  
Denton, TX 76203  

UNT admission requirements 

You are guaranteed admission to UNT if you:  

  • Have a cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or higher  
  • Rank in the top 10% of your high school class 
  • Rank in the next 15% and have a minimum 1030 SAT or 20 ACT  
  • Rank in the 2nd quarter and have a minimum 1130 SAT or 23 ACT  
  • Rank in the 3rd quarter and have a minimum 1250 SAT or 26 ACT  
  • Are a registered participant in UNT's Eagle Advantage program  

Individual Review of Application  

Students who do not meet the published admission standards will be evaluated through an individual review process and may experience a longer wait time for an admission decision. If there is further documentation needed to render a decision you will be contacted. 

Test Scores - SAT or ACT  

If you have taken the SAT or ACT, we can also accept a PDF of the score report directly from your high school counselor or Registrar's official email.  

In addition, state law TEC 51.803-51.809, Uniform Admissions Policy (UAP) requires applicants to four-year public universities to meet college readiness standards through completion of a high school graduation program or equivalent or through SAT or ACT score benchmarks. If you attend an out-of-state high school, you are exempt from the UAP.  

Students must meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible for consideration for admission at a Texas Four-Year Public Institution:  

Home-Schooled Students  

UNT recognizes home school programs and works with home-schooled students in their admission to the university. Home-schooled students should follow the steps of the freshman application:  

Early Admission  

On an individual basis, UNT may admit high school students to the freshman class after completion of the junior year of high school. To be considered, students must:  

  • be ranked in the top quarter of their class;  
  • have a strong B average;  
  • have completed 3 units of English and 3 units each of solid mathematics, social science and natural science;  
  • present minimum combined SAT (combined critical reading/verbal + math) score of 1180 or ACT composite of 26;  
  • submit letters from high school counselor or principal recommending early admission;  
  • submit a letter from parents or guardians stating they approve of early admission; and  
  • arrange an interview in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  

Under this program, high school seniors may be enrolled concurrently at UNT through coordination with the UNT Director of Admissions and the high school.