|Fall Semester||June 15||June 1|
|Spring Semester||October 15||October 1|
|Summer||April 15||March 15|
|Summer Midterm||June 1||May 1|
The Graduate College will continue to process applications received after the deadline. Applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, with no guarantees for admission for those who apply after the deadline.
Please apply online through the ApplyTexas Application and allow 2 working days for the application to be received by Texas State. You will apply as a Non-Degree/Visiting Applicant in ApplyTexas. Non-Degree Seeking Students are individuals who want to enroll in course work for personal enrichment, background (leveling) requirements, work related, etc., but are not for graduate degree credit. These courses will appear on the Texas State transcript. You are NOT eligible for financial aid under this status.
The required non-refundable $10.00 application fee can be submitted with credit/debit card information during the application process. If you prefer, you may submit a non-refundable $10.00 application fee (check or money order in U.S. currency) made payable to Texas State. Mailing address:
Texas State University
The Graduate College
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666-4684
Please Note: Students who wish to change their program or apply to an additional program must pay the fee associated with the new application. Should you decide to apply to a graduate degree program, up to six hours of graduate-level courses, with a grade of 'B' or better, may be petitioned for degree credit through the program graduate advisor after regular degree-seeking admission has been granted.
An additional international evaluation fee of $50.00 (U.S. currency) is required if the application is considered for admission based on foreign credentials.
Applicants must submit one official transcript from the college granting their highest degree completed. This transcript must contain the degree statement, which includes the type of degree received and the date it was conferred. These transcripts must be submitted directly to the Graduate College to the above address in a sealed envelope with the university registrar's signature on the back of the envelope. Please check with the Texas college or university attended to determine if they submit electronic transcripts to Texas State. Texas State transcripts will be provided.
All applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university.
English proficiency exam scores through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required to apply if English is not your native language or if you are not eligible for an automatic TOEFL/IELTS waiver. Fluency in English is expected of all accepted students, specifically in the areas of listening, reading, speaking, and writing. In order to be eligible for regular admission into this program, applicants must submit scores of at least:
The Business Administration, Non-Degree Status program will allow English-based conditional admission based on TOEFL/IELTS scores. In order to qualify for English-based conditional admission ("Bridge"), applicants must submit the following scores:
All other Non-Degree programs will allow English-based conditional admission based on TOEFL/IELTS scores. In order to qualify for English-based conditional admission ("Bridge"), applicants must submit the following scores: