Texas State offers a diverse range of majors in nearly 200 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. With an enrollment of more than 37,000 Bobcats, we’re the fourth-largest university in Texas, but our welcoming feel and supportive environment keep our campus friendly and accessible.
Our big opportunities and small feel make us a great fit for a diverse range of students. If we can help you or one of your students, please let us know. Thank you for your dedication in helping students access higher education opportunities. We value your partnership and welcome your questions and feedback.
Texas Government Code §552.114, a state privacy law, prohibits us from sharing certain applicant information with any other person(s) without the applicant’s express permission. Applicants may complete and submit the Grant Access to Student Records form to give designated individuals access to information about their admission application.
We highly encourage students to submit all application materials by these dates.
The application fee is required. We do have fee waivers available for students who qualify.
Students should complete their application on ApplyTexas.org. Ensure that the correct term or entry is selected.
Visiting our campus is one of the only ways to experience the feeling of Texas State.
Every year, our staff travels across Texas to inform you about academic programs, aspects of campus life and any admission policy changes.
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Learn the ins and outs of the freshman application process.
Students should utilize this checklist to complete all necessary steps for applying to Texas State.
Students who do not meet assured admission and rank within the top 75% of their class will be reviewed automatically.
Students from non-ranking high schools will be considered for admission based on an individual review.
Students must meet college readiness standards, as set forth by state law.
High school graduation requirements vary in each state. Learn about the minimum requirements necessary for students to receive admission.
Learn more about the specific requirements to apply to Texas State as a homeschooled student.
Students who graduate from an Early College program and wish to enter Texas State will be classified as freshmen, not transfer students.
Texas State will award college credit hours to students who have taken AP tests and earned a 3 or higher.
Learn about the requirements and application checklist for students who have completed less than 30 hours of college coursework.
Learn about the requirements and application checklist for students who have completed more than 30 hours of college coursework.
Find out which courses will transfer to Texas State from your college or university.
Learn about scholarship opportunities and the Bobcat Online Scholarship System (BOSS). Students apply for scholarships using BOSS.