University of Dubuque


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: the Application for Admission, completed online or download a printable version;
two Recommendation forms; and
college transcripts; or
either an official high school transcript or, if applicable, a GED transcript

Online Application for Admission

Tell us a little about yourself

When do you plan to enroll?

Check appropriate anticipated session start date:

Do you intend to apply for financial aid?

Yes No Please make a selection.

If employed, does your employer contribute toward tuition reimbursement?

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

Yes No Please make a selection.

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

Yes No

Academic Information

List all high schools or colleges at which you have taken courses for credit and dates attended.

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?

Yes (if Yes, submit G.E.D. scores.) No


Yes No Please make a selection. Yes No Please make a selection.

Educational Plans

Briefly describe any scholastic distinctions or honors you had received in high school, college or work:

If there are special circumstances or concerns affecting your application about which you think we should be aware, please elaborate:

Personal Statement

We wish to get to know you as well as possible through this application. Please include your personal statement below. The statement is your opportunity to tell us something about yourself - about your life journey. We'd really like to know your story.

List the names and relationships of any relatives who have attended the University of Dubuque and their years of attendance.