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Application Requirements
Please review the instructions or downloadable guide for submitting copies of your official transcripts (including all marks sheets) to meet your application requirements. Applicants who have not yet completed their degree should send 7th semester marks sheets.

Enrollment Requirements
Official, university-issued and sealed transcripts/mark sheets must be mailed to the address listed below. The Graduate College does not accept opened, scanned, emailed, or faxed copies as official; however, copies of diplomas/certificates of completion are acceptable.

Texas State University
The Graduate College
601 University Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666-4684

Official transcripts require 3–5 business days to be reflected in the Status Check screen.

If your documents are not reflected on the status check page after a two-week period, please confirm that the documents have been sent to the correct address by the issuing institution.

If you are using a delivery service, such as FedEx or DHL, please allow sufficient time for delivery. Your package may arrive elsewhere on campus before making it to our office; however, you will get credit for the date your package is received on campus as long as the package has been addressed to The Graduate College.

Test scores


Official, electronic GRE, GMAT, and TOEFL score reports must be sent directly from their respective testing centers (Educational Testing Service or the Graduate Management Admission Council) to Texas State using school code 006667. (Visit the Healthcare Administration page for Texas State's DI code.)


Official IELTS scores may be mailed directly from the testing center (IDP) to The Graduate College for processing. IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) Numbers may also be submitted via email to for authentication and processing by The Graduate College. For security purposes, please ensure emails pertaining to IELTS results only contain the TRF Number found at the bottom, right-hand corner of the score report as well as the applicant's full name and Texas State Application ID Number.


Some programs require additional documents for admission. These documents can include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • recommendations*
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose
  • essays
  • portfolio

Applicants should review their intended program of study's web page to verify if additional items like the ones listed above are required. Applicants can submit these documents using the Graduate Application Document Upload Tool (GADU). Files over 9.00 MB will not be accepted.

*Applicants will request recommendations from their references by entering their references' names and emails directly into the GADU tool. References will then receive an email from Texas State's GADU system with the applicant's request and submission instructions. References should not email their letters of recommendation to The Graduate College. Review tips on requesting recommendations.

  Documents submitted but not required by the program will not be reviewed.