BS Application Guide

Assistance available via Admissions@unthsc.edu


Application Deadline: July 15

All materials must be received no later than July 29.

The admissions committee holistically reviews each applicant by considering all components of the application when making an admissions decision. Application files are not complete and will not be processed until all supporting documentation, including the application processing fee, has been received.

Admitted students may receive scholarships based on their past academic performance.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed Coursework
      • 60 credit hours completed prior to UNTHSC enrollment
      • 42 credit hours of Texas Core Complete required
      • Up to 73 lower-level hours may transfer, pending transcript evaluation. There is no limit to the number of upper-level hours that may transfer, however the last 30 hours must be completed at UNTHSC
  • 2.0 Cumulative GPA minimum
  • 2.0 minimum GPA in science/math pre-requisites
      • Admitted students will be required to finish all pre-requisites before graduation.
      • 23-24 science/math pre-requisite hours must be completed before admission to UNTHSC:
          • General Chemistry I + Lab (4 SCH)
          • General Chemistry II + Lab (4 SCH)
          • Organic Chemistry I + Lab (4 SCH)
          • General Biology I + Lab (4 SCH)
          • General Biology II + Lab (4 SCH)
          • Pre-Calculus, College Algebra, or equivalent (3-4 SCH)
      • The following pre-requisites are required for graduation, but not before admission to UNTHSC
          • Organic Chemistry II + Lab (4 SCH)
          • Physics I + Lab (4 SCH)
          • Physics II + Lab (4 SCH)
          • Calculus I (4 SCH)

Application Materials

  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
      • If you are currently enrolled, your application must include transcripts with the previous semester’s grades and a copy of your current semester registration.
      • Transcripts are submitted directly via the online application at AHCAS.
      • AHCAS transcript submission guide.
  • Essay Questions
      • Describe your purpose in pursuing this degree.
      • Describe skills and attributes that make you a successful online learner.
  • Optional Items
      • 1 Letter of Recommendation (Letters from instructors or supervisors who can speak to your ability to be successful in an online program.)
      • Resume
  • Application Fee ($60 AHCAS; UNTHSC Processing Fee waived)
      • AHCAS Fee Waivers are available for Fall 2022 applicants. Schedule an advising appointment with HSC Admissions staff to find out more. Link

Admission Recommendations

Science classes completed in the last 5 years OR recent relevant work experience.

Academic Program details and degree plan available here. Contact us at Admissions@unthsc.edu or 817-735-2003.