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 that credits for AP, IB and CLEP tests are not used 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.
Choose one essay from topics A, B or C.
(While we do not require an essay for admission, we highly recommend that you submit one.)
Your official transcript can be sent directly from your high school. Contact to your school's registrar for questions about ordering one.
Texas State requires an official transcript from every college and University you have attended. Contact your previous colleges to request official transcripts.
If you did not complete Part II of the Transfer application then you will need to provide either a resume of your high school activities, awards and employment, or a traditional professional resume, whichever is more appropriate to your current situation.
Pay your non-refundable $75 application fee. We do offer some fee waivers to students who qualify based on need.
Students considering any degree program in the McCoy College of Business should click here to view additional admission requirements.
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.
For admissions priority dates, click here.