Underwood University (UU) admits applicants who meet certain educational qualifications.

For undergraduate programs, successful applicants must either have a diploma from an accredited high school or pass the General Education Development (GED) test.   Underwood University accepts the average score on either the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). For non-native speakers of English, results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International Language Testing System (IELTS) English Test must be submitted to Underwood.  For the graduate program, successful applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university, college or its equivalent. Their grade point average must be at least a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Underwood University follows an open admission policy for those who meet the educational qualifications. The decision for admissions will be made regardless of race, color, gender, handicap, or national/ethnic origin according to our non-discriminatory policy. Applicants will be assessed according to their academic background, moral character, and a personal statement of goals and faith. Our admissions committee carefully reviews the records, recommendations, and personal statement of goals and after such review, recommends an applicant for admission. UU reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicants who do not meet our standards and criteria.

STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Underwood University (UNDERWOOD) does not discriminate against individuals based on race, national origin, age, gender, disability or religion (in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972).

TRANSFER STUDENTS AND TRANSFER OF CREDITS

Students transferring from a recognized college or university must follow the general application policies and procedures.

GENERAL CRITERIA FOR TRANSFER

Accreditation status and faculty qualifications of the institution, as well as content correspondence and instructional level of courses, is considered.

CRITERIA FOR TRANSFER FROM A COLLEGE THAT IS NOT ACCREDITED OR RECOGNIZED

  • Evaluation of catalog
  • Authorization or official exemption of the college by the state
  • Evaluation of faculty credentials
  • Assessment of course content and level of instruction

TRANSFER CREDITS

Students should not assume that credits will automatically or equivocally transfer to or from any educational institution. Before executing an enrollment agreement, all students are advised to consult Underwood University’s policy on the transfer of credits, including whether or not the University will accept any credits earned at another educational institution.

Course credits with a minimum grade of “C” earned at other accredited colleges and universities are accepted at full value to the extent that the courses are comparable to Underwood University’s stated requirements. An official transcript from the institution attended showing satisfactory course completion is required. Transfer hours are not accepted into a non-degree program, or for courses that do not meet program requirements.