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Non-Degree-Seeking Students

For questions:
The Graduate College
gradcollege@txstate.edu
512.245.2581

If you would like to enroll in graduate courses for personal enrichment or to fulfill prerequisites for another program, taking courses as a non-degree-seeking student is an option. As a non-degree-seeking student, you would not be pursuing any of our graduate programs.


Once you have found the course(s) you would like to take, you will need to contact the appropriate graduate advisor for approval. Read more details about the document required for approval.


Semester U.S. Citizens 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 flexible 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 ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $10 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts

  • a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of the official transcript from the institution that granted your highest degree

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted. 


GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required

Documents

Domestic applicants

  Obtain departmental signatures from the graduate advisor or department chair for all graduate-level course work listed on the form. Some departments do not permit certain courses to be taken under non-degree-seeking status.

Undergraduate courses in the following areas also require approval:

  • business
  • communication disorders
  • computer science
  • mathematics
  • nutrition

You are responsible for:

  • confirming the form has been signed by the appropriate individuals. If the form does not have the correct signatures, it may be returned to you to obtain the required signatures, and your admission will be delayed.
  • contacting the department for required course prerequisites or overrides as some courses require override codes in the registration system prior to registration
  • completing this form each semester you enroll as a non-degree-seeking student

International applicants


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


TOEFL or IELTS scores for Business Administration applicants

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall and minimum individual module scores of
    • 19 listening
    • 19 reading
    • 19 speaking
    • 18 writing
  • 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.

TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-Business Administration applicants

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • 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.