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Texas State University

Non-Degree Seeking

If you have prior college work, but have not earned a bachelor's degree, and will not be working toward a degree at Texas State, you may be considered for admission as a non-degree seeking student.

How to Qualify

To qualify for admission, you must hold one of the following:

Qualifying Option 1

Verify an overall 2.25 grade point average in your previous college work, and be eligible to return to all previously attended post-secondary institutions

Qualifying Option 2

Have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have not been enrolled in any secondary or post secondary institution for the last three years

How to Apply

Step 1

Fill out the ApplyTexas application

Complete and submit the ApplyTexas Transient Student application, making sure to list all colleges and universities previously attended.

Step 2

Student Approval Form

Complete and submit the Non-Degree Seeking Student Approval Form.

Step 3

Pay for Application

Pay the non-refundable application fee of $75 (check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express).

Non-degree seeking students are limited to a total of 24 semester hours and must reapply for admission each semester. Work earned as a non-degree seeking student may be applied toward a degree only after you have reapplied and met assured admission requirements.

Courses completed as a non-degree seeking student will not be considered in your admission decision. Students admitted under this option are not eligible for Financial Aid. For more information, contact Anni Judkins, Assistant Director.

Priority Dates
To apply as a non-degree seeking student, you must complete all steps by the appropriate priority date.
Already have a bachelor's degree?
If you wish to enroll in undergraduate-level courses, you should apply for admission as a Non-degree Seeking student through The Graduate College.