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Admissions Requirements

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

To be accepted into a Unity College Distance Education undergraduate program, students must have completed High School with a High School Diploma, GED certificate, or Homeschool certificate.

If transferring college credits: An estimated number of transfer credits can be provided with an unofficial College Transcript after applying to your program. Official College Transcripts are required to transfer and apply credits towards your degree, and courses must have a minimum grade of C- to be eligible for transfer consideration.

A maximum of 90 credits can be transferred into an undergraduate program.

Please note: If selected for Financial Aid Verification, the Dept. of Education may require that we collect additional documentation including (but not limited to) proof of high school completion and transcripts for all prior colleges attended.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to the graduate degrees and certificates at Unity College, applicants must submit:

  1. Unofficial transcripts demonstrating the completion of a bachelor’s degree. NOTE: A minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred. If accepted, you will need to submit official transcripts from where you earned your Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Current resume or C.V.
  3. Personal essay (500 words minimum) addressing the following:
    1. Why are you interested in pursuing a degree at Unity College and how does this program align with your career goals?
    2. How do your previous experiences and background prepare you for this degree?
  4. GRE score reports may be submitted to supplement your candidacy but are not required.

NOTE: Interested applicants in the Master’s in Wildlife Conservation and Management are expected to have previously studied Statistics and Ecology, Wildlife Biology or Natural Resource Management and interested applicants in the Master’s in  Environmental Science  are expected to have previously studied Statistics and Geology, Soil Science or Earth Science. Applicants that do not have this background can be conditionally accepted pending completion of additional undergraduate coursework. A maximum of 9 credits of graduate-level coursework aligned with the content of the Master’s degrees may be transferred if a grade of a “B” or better was achieved.

Please contact online@unity.edu for questions about transfer credits.

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