In today's world of unprecedented disruption and market turbulence, transformation revolves around the need to generate new value—to unlock new opportunities, to drive new growth, and to deliver new efficiencies. All transformations require you to rethink how your enterprise creates value now and in the future. At College of Applied and Collaborative Studies (CACS), transformation brings real world problems into the classroom that create an experiential foundation to learning. Students have the chance to work on solutions to real problems in their community. Our faculty get valuable feedback on what skills potential employers are seeking and what problems will need solving. This method of education - Project-Based Learning - gives students concrete experiences that prepares them to enter into their career field of choice.
College of Applied and Collaborative Studies (CACS) not only supports freshmen as they start their collegiate journey through academia, but also encourages and holds space for transfer students who have started their degrees elsewhere and join the College of Applied and Collaborative Studies (CACS) student body to take that next step towards their career of choice. Whatever your academic background, College of Applied and Collaborative Studies (CACS) is here to help you succeed and reach your professional goals. We’ll work with you to find a path that fits you both personally and professionally.
Join one of our degree programs to experience a new style of education through collaboration, community, innovation, and authentic learning experiences. Find out more about our application process below:
Step 1: Review Admissions Requirements
1. TRANSFER ADMISSIONS GPA & REQUIREMENTS:
All applicants should be in good standing eligible to return to the institutions previously attended.
*Applicants with fewer than 15 transfer credit hours will need to submit high school graduation as well as SAT/ACT scores as required for UNT freshmen. Students without SAT/ACT can still join the Mean Green Family by applying via goapplytexas.org or https://www.commonapp.org/, and we will holistically review your application based on GPA and other academic criteria.
If you need some help, we're here for you
If you have been out of high school for five years or longer, have fewer than 30 college credit hours, have not taken the SAT or ACT, or do not meet the entrance requirements your application will be individually reviewed by an admissions counselor. They will work with you on options for possible admission.
Contact UNT at Frisco’s admissions team by email at CACS@unt.edu for help at any time.
2. FRESHMEN ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:
Incoming freshmen applying to Project Design and Analysis:
1: Program Requirements
2: Apply to UNT
Apply to the University of North Texas at goapplytexas.org
3: Tell Us Your Story
After completing your UNT application, we’ll email you to schedule a time to meet with PDA faculty so we can get to know you and your unique interests.
Step 2: Talk to an Academic Advisor
Learn how your credits will apply toward your degree and how to qualify for financial aid and scholarships.
Step 3: Choose Your Program
Choose the program you're applying to for customized instructions on completing your application.
Select your program to see step-by-step directions on applying for it once you have started a UNT application at GoApplyTexas.org.
Step 4: Apply to UNT