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Apply now for Fall 2021!

For 2021 and 2022 terms, Texas State University will not require SAT or ACT test scores for students ranked in the top 75% of their high school classes for admission to the university, application to the Honors College, or for consideration for Assured and Competitive Scholarships. Additional information and updates related to COVID-19 may be found on our FAQ page.

Application Options

Submit an online application through either ApplyTexas or Coalition for College. Not sure what the deadlines or requirements are? View all applicant details below.

Freshman Students

You are a freshman applicant if you plan to attend Texas State the semester after your high school graduation (not including summer), regardless of how many dual credit or transferable college credits you’ve earned.

Steps to Apply

  1. Fill out the online application at either ApplyTexas or Coalition for College
  2. Complete an essay (optional)

  3. Send your high school transcript (mail, email or electronic service)

  4. Pay the application fee (fee waivers are available to students who qualify)

  5. Send official college transcripts (if applicable)

  6. Send your SAT or ACT scores (not required for 2021 or 2022)

Priority Dates

Fall 2021

August 1
(EXTENDED)

Spring 2022

November 15
(Application Opens August 2)

Summer / Fall 2022

March 1, 2022
(Application Opens August 18)

We recommend you review Freshman Admission Requirements before applying.

Transfer Students

You are a transfer applicant if you have earned transferable credit hours from a college or university and have been out of high school for at least one semester (not including summer).

Steps to Apply

  1. Fill out the online application at either ApplyTexas or Coalition for College
  2. Pay the application fee (fee waivers are available to students who qualify)

  3. Send your official college or university transcript(s)

  4. Send your high school transcript or GED certificate with scores

Priority Dates

Fall 2021

August 1
(EXTENDED)

Spring 2022

November 15
(Application Opens August 2)

Summer / Fall 2022

May 1 / July 15
(Application Opens August 2)

We recommend you review Transfer Admission Requirements before applying.

International Students

You are an international applicant if you’re coming to Texas State from a country outside the United States. You’re a freshman applicant if you plan to attend Texas State the semester after your high school graduation (not including summer). You’re a transfer applicant if you have completed transferable credit hours after graduating from high school.

Steps to Apply

  1. Fill out the online application at either ApplyTexas or Coalition for College

  2. Send your school documents (official transcripts and exam results, with translations if applicable)

  3. Send your test scores

  4. Await notification

Priority Dates

Fall 2021 Freshmen

June 1 (CLOSED)

Fall 2021 Transfers

August 1 (EXTENDED)

Spring 2022 Freshmen

November 15 (Opens August 2)

Spring 2022 Transfers

November 15 (Opens August 2)

Summer / Fall 2022 Freshmen

March 1 (Opens August 2)

Summer / Fall 2022 Transfers

May 1 / July 15 (Opens August 2)