LIFE Undergraduate Application

To be eligible to enroll in the LIFE Program's accelerated adult bachelor's degree you must be: 23 years of age with three or more years of full-time employment; a high school graduate with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, or a GED Score of 50 or higher; or a transfer student with a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher in all college course work.

Students who do not meet one or more of these criteria for admission may apply to the Dean of University Admission for an exception to eligibility requirements, explaining why this exception should be granted. This request must accompany your Application for Admission.

Application Process

A completed Application for Admission consists of:

Online Application for LIFE Undergraduate Admission

Tell us a little about yourself

Check anticipated start date:


Do you intend to apply for financial aid?

If employed, does your employer contribute toward tuition reimbursement?

Are you a veteran? (U.S. citizens)

If yes, are you under the G.I. Bill?

Academic Information

Name of School: City/State: Dates Attended: Degree(s)/Diploma earned:

If not a high school graduate, have you earned your G.E.D. certificate?


    Office of Admission              Office of Admission
    University of Dubuque          University of Dubuque - Cedar Rapids
    2000 University Ave.              296 Blairs Ferry Road NE
    Dubuque, IA 52001                Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Educational Plans

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