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Graduate Student Exchange Program

Study Abroad Coordinator
Dr. Oleksandra Sehin
Thornton International House,
Room 104

Study Abroad Office
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The exchange program for graduate students encourages students in different countries to spend time in at Texas State University.

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall June 15 June 1
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I April 15 March 15
Summer II June 1 No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a firm deadline.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online Non-Degree/Visiting Student ApplyTexas application 

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.

Application Fee(s)

  • application fees not required for exchange applicants

  Review our guide for submitting your application without application fee(s).


  • transcripts not required

GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required


Return the visiting student form signed by all appropriate parties for The Graduate College dean to approve at least two weeks prior to registration. The form must be completed prior to enrollment each term you study as a visiting student.

  Review the instructions for using the Graduate Admissions Document Upload tool (GADU) to submit your documents. You will have access to GADU after you submit your ApplyTexas application and activate your Texas State NetID.


Applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores that meet the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.

English Proficeincy Waiver

In lieu of official TOEFL or IELTS scores, you may submit a waiver form signed by your home institution verifying your English language abilities.