Application & Transcript

To apply to UofL as an adult first-time freshman, please complete an application for undergraduate admission, and pay the $30 non-refundable application fee.


To apply, first complete an Application for Undergraduate Admission and pay the $30 non-refundable application fee.

  • If you are eligible for an application fee waiver, please send your supporting documents to Your application will not move forward until your application fee is paid/waived.


Once you submit your application, please request your official high school transcript be sent electronically to or mailed to: Office of Admissions, Dept AO, University of Louisville, Louisville KY, 40292.

  • If you graduated from a JCPS school, you will need to request a transcript through their Student Records and Transcript Office. Before you order your transcript, please ask if your ACT/SAT scores are listed; if they are, we do not need them sent separately. Please be aware that archived transcripts currently cost around $10 to process. 
  • If your scores are not listed on your high school transcript and you need to request your ACT/SAT scores, please request them directly through or The College Board. Please be aware that archived scores currently cost around $31 to process.

To be admitted to a degree program at UofL, all students must provide their official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores. If you do not have these scores, or have never taken either exam, you may want to consider our ULtra program at Jefferson Community & Technical College.