The University of Alabama, Georgia Institute of Technology, NOVA Southeastern University, University of Minnesota and Rice University are five institutions of higher learning that provide online degree applications. These applications are usually located in the registrar section of an institution's website.
The University of Alabama established its online degree application for the graduating class of spring 2015. The application is located in the school's myBama Web portal. Students need to create personal accounts with usernames and passwords to complete the applications. To access the online degree application, students click on Student Records within the Student Services folder and then click Apply to Graduate. On the Georgia Institute of Technology's Web portal, students can also check the status of their online degree applications.
Many colleges and universities lay out guidelines accompanying online degree applications. NOVA Southeastern University recommends students review online transcripts and check their accounts for existing holds and outstanding balances to streamline the application process. The University of Minnesota requires students to have completed at least 90 credit hours before applying. Most schools also have application deadlines that are usually available in an online calendar.
Some institutions charge for online degree application submission and processing, though these fees differ among different colleges and universities.