Bachelor's Admission

It's time to finish what you started. We're looking for motivated learners who have completed at least one year of undergraduate credit. Applications are reviewed for admission on a quarterly basis. Ready for your fresh academic start?

Bachelor's Admission

Admission Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program at University College are evaluated based on the following criteria.

  • Completed 24 quarter hours (16 semester hours) of transferable credit in academic subjects from a regionally accredited institution. If you have between 24 and 44 quarter hours, you may need to submit high school transcripts or official verification of the High School Equivalency Diploma (GED) for financial aid verification purposes.
    • Don't meet the transfer credit criterion? Speak to our Bachelor of Arts Completion Program academic advisor to learn about your options to get started.
  • At least three years of employment/professional experience.
  • Professional commitment and written language skills, as evaluated through the Personal Statement
    • We consider any special circumstances that may have influenced your previous academic performance; feel free to address this in your statement

Want to know what credits will transfer in before you apply to the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program? Submit a copy of all your unofficial transcripts to our academic advisor.

Application Deadlines

At University College, applications are accepted throughout the year with four deadlines. Submit your online application by the deadlines outlined below to start in your preferred enrollment term.

Enrollment Term Application Deadline
  • Enrollment Term
  • Winter 2024
  • Application Deadline
  • November 10, 2023
  • Enrollment Term
  • Spring 2024
  • Application Deadline
  • February 16, 2024
  • Enrollment Term
  • Summer 2024
  • Application Deadline
  • May 3, 2024
  • Enrollment Term
  • Fall 2024
  • Application Deadline
  • July 26, 2024

You can expect a decision via email within two to three weeks after submitting a completed application to the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program.

Application Checklist

Complete the following to apply to the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program.

  • Application Form

    Start a new application using your email address, name, and birthdate (you will receive a temporary PIN) at Applications for the University of Denver must be submitted online.

  • Application Fee

    The $75 application fee is currently being waived for all applicants. The fee waiver will automatically be assigned once your application is submitted.

  • Personal Statement

    A personal statement (two-pages double-spaced, 450-550 words) is required. The statement should include information on how the degree will enhance professional and educational goals. Please include one example illustrating when you have been faced with a challenge and how you have overcome the challenge drawing on resources and personal strengths. In addition, please identify any obstacles that may stand in your way toward completion and ideas you have for managing these obstacles.

  • Résumé

    Submit a résumé via the application status page listing your current employers and professional experiences, as well as your personal and community involvement.

  • Official Transcripts

    Submit one official transcript from each college or university where academic credit was earned. Send electronically to or send unopened, official transcript package to:

    University of Denver
    University College
    ATTN: Undergraduate Admission
    2211 South Josephine Street
    Denver, CO 80208

The admission committee reserves the right to request a phone interview, letters of recommendation, or other relevant documentation, when reviewing an admission application. Applications and fees are valid for the term for which you have applied, after which point you may be asked to submit an updated application and fee to re-activate your application file. All materials submitted as part of any application for admission to the University of Denver become property of the University of Denver. Materials will not be copied, returned, or released to the applicant or any third party.

Transfer Credits

Past credits do not expire, but must meet three general criteria to transfer into the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program.

1) The Subject Matter (the course must be comparable to a course taught at the University of Denver).

2) Accreditation (the institution where the credits were earned must hold regional accreditation, the highest level of accreditation offered or recognized internationally).

3) The Grade Earned (only courses where a grade of C-/1.7 or better was earned will be eligible for transfer.


Student Support

Admission Support

Admission Team
University College Building
2211 South Josephine Street
Denver, CO 80208