Graduate Students

Apply as a graduate student if you have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university, or its foreign equivalent, before starting graduate study.

graduate Application Priority Dates

Fall: March 15
Spring: August 15
Summer: February 15

Applications are still accepted after the priority dates for each term, however, for guaranteed consideration of admission, please submit the application and required documents by the priority date. 


Tuition and Affordability

In order to qualify for maximum grant funding, you must submit FASFA, turn in all required documents and be admitted by the priority dates. Contact your intended program graduate advisor for program-specific funding opportunities. 
Tuition and Affordability

Instructions for International students

If you are a prospective international graduate student, please view graduate international admissions requirements.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to graduate programs at UTA is competitive. Each academic department sets its own admissions requirements and makes independent admission decisions. Visit your academic department's website for program specific admission requirements. 
University Catalog

How to Apply

1. Submit application and pay application fee.

2. Submit Official Transcripts

3. Submit Official Test Scores 

4. Submit Departmental Requirements


Requirements for Graduate Students 


You will need to submit official transcripts from each college or university you attended to the Office of Admissions. Currently enrolled or former UTA students do not need to request their UTA transcript. If you have foreign coursework, you must submit official foreign transcripts, or marksheets and diplomas, that bear the original university seal and original signature of the Registrar. View our Official Transcript Guidelines for more information.

Official Transcript Guidelines

Unofficial Transcript Review

If you have submitted your graduate application, unofficial transcripts may be uploaded for review. Please be advised, if you are admitted based on your unofficial transcripts you are still required to submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions before you can register for classes. View the document submission page for a complete details.

document submission page


Test scores may be required by your academic department. Official test score reports should be sent directly from the testing agency. UTA's ETS institutional code is 6013. Individuals may be eligible to receive a 50 percent GRE Fee Reduction voucher for the general test and/or a subject test. Visit the GRE website to learn more about the GRE Fee Reduction Program.

GRE Fee Reduction Program


Additional documents required for admission are determined by each academic department. Review the program or certificate requirements in the University Catalog for more information about these documents, including letters of recommendation, statements of purpose, resumes, portfolios, and more. Keep in mind that departmental application processing times vary greatly and some programs require applications up to one year in advance.

University Catalog

Current UTA Students

Current UTA Undergraduate Students are given the opportunities to continue their education through many graduate resources. Review programs that will best fit your academic and career interests.

Graduate Admissions for UTA Undergraduates


Under Texas state law, applicant or enrolled student is classified as a Texas resident, a nonresident, or a international student. View residency information or contact graduate residency for details

Pay The Application Fee

If you did not submit your application fee at the time of submitting your admissions application, you can pay it online.

Pay Application Fee Online

Check Application Status

You will be sent an application receipt email 5-10 business days. This email will contain your NetID and instructions to activate your MyMav account. You can check your application status in MyMav.


Update Your Application

If you have applied or admitted and want change your semester of enrollment, program of admission or academic level of admission, please use our update application form

Update Application

Applying for Readmission

If you have been given a denied or deferred decision and want your application reconsidered, please use our update application form

Update or Reactivate Application