Texas State accepts over 5,000 transfer students a year. For students with less than 30 transferable hours, we make the admission process simple: have a minimum 2.0 GPA in all transferable coursework and meet freshman admission standards.
Keep in mind that test credits like AP, IB, and CLEP are not used for admission purposes.
To apply, follow the steps below. We encourage you to check your application status online throughout the process.
Want to know what course credits will transfer? Use our course equivalency guide to figure it out.
Choose one essay from topics A, B, C or E.
(We recommend C.)
Your transcript can be sent directly from your high school's counseling office. Talk to your guidance counselor for questions about ordering one.
Texas State requires an official transcript from every college and University you have attended. Talk to your previous colleges to request official transcripts.
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 based on need.
Some students may be required to live on campus. Click here to review the University Housing Policy.
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 deadlines, click here.