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How to Apply: Transfers with 1–29 Hours


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Texas State accepts over 4,000 transfer students a year. For students who have completed less than 30 transferable hours after high school graduation, we require the following:

Keep in mind applicants must be at least one semester out of high school and test credits (AP, IB, CLEP) are not considered for admission purposes.

In order for your application to be considered complete, and for an admission decision to be made, it must consist of the following items. We encourage you to check your application status online throughout the process. 

Want to know what course credits will transfer to Texas State? You can use our Transfer Course Equivalency System to find out.


Step 1

Fill out the ApplyTexas application

Fill out part I on the ApplyTexas Transfer Application. It is important you fill out all sections of the application completely. Need help? Check out the ApplyTexas Help Page for quick answers.

Step 2

Pay the application fee or receive a fee waiver

Pay your non-refundable $75 application fee. We do offer some fee waivers to students who qualify based on need.

Step 3

Send your official college transcript(s)

Texas State requires official transcripts from every college and/or university you have attended. Contact your previous colleges to request your official transcripts to be sent directly to Texas State.

Step 4

Send your high school transcript

Your official transcript can be sent directly from your high school. Contact to your high school's registrar for questions about ordering one.

After an initial review, some applicants may be asked to submit additional information.


Limited Access Programs

Learn more about additional admission requirements for any degree program in the McCoy College of Business.

Also, there are some majors that require you to start as a "pre-major" and/or meet specific program entry requirements to be admitted to that major or accepted into that degree program.

Learn more about  admissions priority dates.