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Non-Degree Seeking Students

Students who do not plan to earn a degree, but are seeking the opportunity to earn some college credit from UTSA must apply as either a special undergraduate or transient applicant. Non-degree seeking applicants must adhere to the same application deadline requirements as degree-seeking transfer students.

! Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid.

Non-degree seeking students are:

  • Transfer students who enroll in courses only at the undergraduate level without pursuing a degree at UTSA
  • Planning to enroll only for one semester before returning to another institution (transient)

Non-degree Seeking Students Requirement:

  • Have at least a C average (2.25 CGPA on a 4.0 scale) on the last 30 undergraduate hours attempted
  • Be eligible to return to most recent institution

To Apply

  1. Apply online at
    • Select The University of Texas at San Antonio
    • For Semester of Entry, select the semester you plan to begin at UTSA. (Applications are term-specific. Be sure to select the correct term that corresponds with when you plan to begin at UTSA.)
    • For First Choice School, select Non-Degree. Do NOT select a second choice school, just continue.
    • For First Choice Major, select Transient-Non-Degree/Non Major. Do NOT select a second choice major, just continue.
    • You can then proceed to complete the remainder of the application.
  2. Pay a non-refundable application processing fee of $60 (fee waivers are not accepted for non-degree seekers)
  3. Submit official college transcript from which the last 30 undergraduate hours were attempted
  4. Submit official high school transcript. Electronic Parchment and E-Script PDF transcripts can be sent to: Official PDF transcripts must be sent from the institution directly to UTSA.

Additional Notes:

  • UTSA Undergraduate Admissions Office does not accept faxed documents.
  • Applicants using a Visa card should submit payment with their ApplyTexas application.