How to Apply: Transfers with 30+ Hours


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

  • Minimum 2.25 GPA in all transferable coursework
  • Be at least one semester out of high school
  • Be eligible to return to all previous institutions

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.


Step 1

Fill out the ApplyTexas application

Fill out part I on the ApplyTexas 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

Official Transcripts

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

Step 3

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.


Limited Access Programs

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.