International Graduates

We have resources to help you complete your admissions application as an international graduate student.

graduate Application Priority Dates

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

Some graduate programs may have earlier application priority dates. We encourage interested applicants to review their intended program and apply by the application date listed for that program. Applications are still accepted after the priority dates for each term. 


Download International Graduate Admissions Checklist

Admissions Requirements


Admission to graduate programs at UTA is competitive. Each academic department sets its own admissions requirements and makes independent admission decisions. Some degree programs with very selective admission procedures may require that you apply nine months to a year in advance to be considered.

Visit your academic department's website for program specific admission requirements. 




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Eligibility Requirements for International Graduate Students

 

English Language Test Score Requirements

UTA accepts TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo. If your native language is not English, you must demonstrate a sufficient level of skill with the English language to assure success in graduate studies. You are required to submit official test score reports directly from the testing agency unless you hold a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited U.S institution.

You are required to submit an official test score report sent directly from the testing agency. UTA's ETS institutional code is 6013.  

Test Minimum Score
TOEFL paper-based
550
TOEFL internet-based
79 (with sectional scores of 22 writing, 21 speaking, 20 reading, and 16 listening)
IELTS 6.5
Duolingo  100 (for academic programs requiring a TOEFL IBT score of 79) 
Duolingo 105 (for academic programs requiring a TOEFL IBT score of 80-85)

 

How to Apply

Follow these steps to complete the admissions process.

2. Pay 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

3. Optional: Submit Unofficial Transcripts

Students can submit unofficial transcripts for admission through summer 2023. Students who submit unofficial transcripts to be reviewed for admission will still need to submit their official transcripts once the institution(s) have made them available.

Submit Official Transcripts

4. Submit Your official Transcripts

Official transcripts must be received no later than the 12th class day of a student’s first semester. Submit your official transcripts electronically or by mail. 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. UTA will accept course-by-course evaluations from companies with NACES or AICE membership as long as it includes a copy of your official transcript.

Learn More About Submitting Official Transcripts

5. Submit Official GRE/GMAT Test Scores

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.

Learn more about the GRE Fee Reduction Program

6. Complete Program Requirements

As part of the admissions review process program related documents may be required. Each academic department sets its own admissions criteria. Review program requirements in the University Catalog for more information about these documents, including letters of recommendation, statements of purpose, resumes, portfolios, and more. Departmental application process times vary greatly and some programs require applications up to one year in advance.

Contact a Academic Graduate Advisor

7. Submit English Language Test Scores

UTA accepts TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo. If your native language is not English, you must demonstrate a sufficient level of skill with the English language to assure success in graduate studies. You are required to submit official test score reports directly from the testing agency unless you hold a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited U.S institution. You are required to submit an official test score report sent directly from the testing agency. UTA's ETS institutional code is 6013.

Learn More About English Language Test Score Requirements

8. Check Admissions Status

You can check your admissions status through the MyMav student portal, where you can also review if you have any missing items needed to complete your application.

Check your admissions status in MyMav

Update Application

This form will update your application if you have applied or admitted and want to change your semester of enrollment, program of admission or academic level of admission. Students who’ve been denied or deferred decision and want to be reconsidered may also use this form.

Use the Graduate Application for Update/Readmission Form