Apply as a First-Time Freshmen, Transfer, Returning, or Non-Degree Seeking Student
Undergraduate applicants must submit an UMSL|NOW PDF Application that requires about 15 minutes to complete. Here are a few details to get you started:
Submitting the application: Please complete and return the application to:
Director of NOW, University of Missouri-St. Louis
307 J.C. Penney Bldg. / Conference Center
1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
Or, the form may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paying your application fee (Undergraduate: $35 for U.S. students, $40 for international students): A nonexpendable fee of $35 must accompany all first-time applications. Payment may be made by check or money order made payable to the University of Missouri-St. Louis and submitted with a mailed application. To pay the fee over the phone or to obtain other information or assistance, please call 314-516-8669 or toll-free at 1-888-GO-2-UMSL.
Providing transcript, rank and test score information: After your initial application is reviewed, our NOW staff will let you know what transcripts, class rank information or standardized test scores may be needed to process your application. You can also visit the admissions requirements page to see what you'll need and have the information sent to us directly. Returning students that have previously attended UMSL: Your undergraduate records are accessible by Admissions staff and you do not need to send an UMSL transcript or resend previously submitted final transcripts.
After you complete your application and pay your application fee, your application will begin being processed and you will receive an email confirmation of your application submission and confirmation of a paid application fee. You will be contacted within 2-5 business days regarding the status of your admission. You'll also receive an email with instructions to check on your application status at any time.
What You Will Need:
- Permanent address information.
- Your intended degree program (major) and enrollment plans.
- Previous high school (for undergraduate applicants only) and college information (for graduate and transfer applicants), such as attendance and graduation dates. Transfer students require a 2.3 GPA.
- Test dates and scores of any standardized admissions testing you have taken (e.g. ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT or TOEFL). Standardized tests are not required for students 22 years old or older.
- Emergency contact information.
- Check, money order or valid Mastercard, Visa, or Discover card for paying the application fee.