Apply as a First-Time, Transfer, Returning, or Non-Degree Seeking Student

The Undergraduate Application is for undergraduate students applying for a program that is available through NOW: Nights, Online and Weekends. The application requires about 15 minutes to complete. Here are a few details to get you started:

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.

The UMSL|NOW Undergraduate Application is only available for undergraduate applicants applying for a program that is available through NOW: Nights, Online and Weekends.  All graduate applicants must complete the UMSL Application for Graduate Students.




What You Will Need:

  • Permanent address information.
  • Your intended degree program (major) and enrollment plans.
  • Previous high school (for freshman applicants only) and college information (for 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).
  • Emergency contact information.
  • Check, money order or valid Mastercard, Visa, or Discover card for paying the application fee.