Admission applications and required admission documents must be received by the Office of the Graduate College by the published deadline. Required documents may be mailed to the Office of the Graduate College or submitted online through this website. Some programs require specific forms to be used when submitting references and essays, and the specific requirements for each program vary. Prospective students should check the following website for specific admission requirements and information related to the applicant's program of interest: http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Pgms_Apps.html.
Some programs have earlier deadlines and adhere to those deadlines, while other programs are more flexible with their deadlines, and applications for those programs will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, with no guarantees for admission for those who complete the application process after the deadline. Deadlines may be reviewed at the above web link or at http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Pgms_Apps.html.
Reference letters should be submitted from the individual writing the letter and may be submitted electronically through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. References will need the applicant name and date of birth, and preferably an ID number when e-mailing their recommendation letter/form. References may also mail their letter of recommendation in an unopened envelope to the address below:
Texas State University-San Marcos
The Graduate College
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666-4684
Applicant may attach other documents by clicking here. Please allow up to 2 working days for these documents to be filed before checking your status online or contacting our office. Please note that applicants may not attach letters of recommendation through this link. References should use the above link to attach their letters.