Frequently Asked Questions
There are two ways to apply to UofL; a traditional paper application or conveniently applying online. Once your application is filled out, you will need to submit a $50 non-refundable application fee (cash, check, money order, MasterCard, or Visa), and official college transcripts from each institution that you have attended. If you have test credit (DSST, CLEP, etc.), please refer to the University’s testing policies. Credit card payments are made when you submit your online application. View a complete list of application directions.
UofL generally accepts all credits from regionally accredited institutions. We generally take all transfer credits, except any development/remedial or vocational/technical courses that you have completed.
The priority deadline for transfer admissions is July 1st.
Checking the status of your application can be done online through your ULink portal. ULink is your one-stop-shop for information on your application, tuition and fees, and updating your contact information. You can also access your student bill and register for your courses through ULink.
Once we have received all of your credentials, the admissions process normally takes 14 - 21 days. You will receive notice in the mail of your admissions status.
The University of Louisville is participating in an Indiana tuition reciprocity program for residents of Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Washington or Scott Counties who are enrolled as undergraduates. Eligible Southern Indiana residents are charged in-state tuition. Eligible participants are required to notify the admissions office prior to their first enrollment and the registrar's office after their first enrollment of any changes in enrollment status, if they no longer live in one of the eligible counties, or are no longer in an eligible program. UofL reserves the right to further investigate and require documentation for eligibility for tuition reciprocity. For more information, visit residency information.
As an adult learner, you have several options for completing your degree. For traditional tuition costs, view undergraduate costs. Online classes have a slightly higher fee. View online tuition costs . Please note: university fees are subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees and may be changed without prior notice.
Yes. There are several scholarships specifically for adult learners. Please visit the Financial Aid website for a list of scholarships. Another source for scholarships is the college/school in which you are applying.
After you have completed your Transfer Orientation, you will need to contact your academic unit to setup and advising appointment. A list of the advising offices for each unit can be found here.