Resources for Guidance and College Counselors


UNA understands the important role guidance and college counselors play in helping college-bound students find success. We’ve created this page to make it easy for you to get the resources and information you need to help your students navigate the college search process and learn about UNA. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please contact your admissions counselor or the Office of Admissions at 256-765-4608 or

Applying as a first-time freshman

Applicants to the University of North Alabama are not required to submit a standardized test score to be considered for admission to the University for the 2021-2022 academic year. We do encourage students to have their ACT/SAT score sent to the Office of Admissions to be considered for additional scholarships.

To apply for admission, the student must first create a MyUNA Account and complete the undergraduate application. The $35 application fee is currently waived through the 2020-2021 academic year. The student must also have a copy of their official high school transcript sent to the Office of Admissions.

Official transcripts can be sent via electronic services (i.e. Parchment or Escrip), emailed to your admissions counselor, or mailed to the following address:

Office of Admissions
UNA Box 5011
Florence, AL 35630

UNA offers a variety of stackable scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen. Excellence Scholarships (Opportunity, Vanguard and Academic) are awarded automatically based off of the student’s high school GPA and/or ACT. Students must have applied for admission and submitted their official high school transcript and/or ACT by April 15, 2021 to be considered for an Excellence Scholarship.

We also encourage seniors to email a 1-2 page activity resume to to be considered for a Leadership Scholarship. To view a complete list of scholarships at UNA, please visit our Excellence Scholarship page.

UNA’s FAFSA code is 001016. Visit the Office of Financial Aid for more information on completing financial aid forms.

The University of North Alabama is committed to providing students with a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student success. Many offices and centers are available to students on campus and online at no additional cost: 

Please refer to our Contact Admissions page to locate the UNA representative for your school.

The April 2021 test is the last that can be used for scholarship purposes for the Class of 2021.

Yes! UNA will accept a super score for admission and scholarship purposes.

ACT code: 0014

SAT code: 1735

Yes! Our Early College program offers excellent opportunities for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who aspire to earn college credit while still in high school. Early College students are able to take up to 6 hours of 100-200 level courses each semester for $375 per course.

For Summer 2021, rising juniors and seniors are able to take up to two courses at the discounted rate of $100 per course. 

Check out our Early College page for more information on deadlines, the application process and scholarship opportunities!

Yes, we would love for you to bring a school group to tour our campus! Guided tours are offered Monday-Friday. Please complete the Group Tour request form here.

Possibly! UNA offers a variety of course credits based off of AP exam scores. You can view AP credit equivalencies at the bottom of our First-time Freshmen page.  

We are happy to send high school lists with your students’ admission status and missing supplemental items! Just contact your admissions counselor or