How To Apply

You can become part of the LifeTrack story - a story of more than 1800 people who have earned their college degree through LifeTrack and countless more who have made their lives richer through learning. People just like you who have work and family obligations, but have never stopped wanting to Learn on. And it all starts with a simple admissions process.

For admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 25 years of age or older.
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED score of 50 or higher if taken prior to January 2002 and 500 or higher if taken after January 2002.
  • Have educational goals attainable through the LifeTrack program.
  • Be able to assume the primary responsibility for learning.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher on all previous college work.
  • If you previously attended The University of Alabama, please see the "Applying for Readmission" section.

How to apply to LifeTrack

All undergraduate students enrolling in New College LifeTrack must be admitted to The University of Alabama. So the fist step is to complete the application for "Formal Admission." Here are the steps:

Step One: Filling out a New College LifeTrack Data Form

This data form is separate from the UA Undergraduate admission application. Click here to download the data form.

Step Two: Filling out an online application/ reapplication

To apply for formal admission to a degree program through New College LifeTrack:

  1. Click here to apply online.
  2. Create a login ID and a PIN.
  3. Click the "create an application" link.
  4. Click on the "undergraduate admissions application" link.

In addition to completing your admissions application you must submit transcripts from all colleges previously attended, a high school transcript (if you have less than 24 semester hours of college coursework), or an official GED score if you did not graduate from high school.

Fees and financial Assistance

For information on loans, Pell Grants, and other financial assistance, please contact:

The University of Alabama Office of Student Financial Services
Box 870162
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0162
(205) 348-6756.

If you have questions on veteran's benefits or tuition assistance for active-duty military personnel contact The University of Alabama Office of Veterans Services: Box 870162, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0162; (205) 348-0983.

Many corporation and nonprofit institutions encourage employees to complete their degrees by offering financial assistance, matching funds or other educational benefits. Be sure to check with your place of employment.

Admission Procedures

All undergraduate students enrolling in the LifeTrack Program must be admitted to The University of Alabama.  You will be notified of your admissibility upon receipt of your application, educational goals statements, application fee, and transcripts from previously attended institutions.  You will be notified of your acceptance by email.

Thank you for your interest in LifeTrack and in The University of Alabama.