The University of Texas at Austin
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Application Procedures, U.S. Applicants

Application Procedures, International Applicants

Contacts & Codes


U.S. Freshman Applicants

If you are, or soon will be, a high school graduate with no previous college attendance, you should apply as a freshman. You'll find details about applying in the Freshman Getting In section of Be a Longhorn. (see "U.S. Transfer Applicants" section below).

Freshman Application deadlines:
February 1 for Summer/Fall
October 1 for Spring

In particular, you should review the following information before applying:

 


U.S. Transfer Applicants

If you're thinking about applying to UT Austin after attending another college or university following high school graduation, you should apply as a transfer student. You'll find details about applying for transfer admission in the Transfer Admission section of Be a Longhorn.

Transfer Application Deadlines:

March 1 for Summer/Fall
October 1 for Spring

In particular, you should review the following information before applying:

Completion of at least 30 semester hours (or the equivalent) of transferable credit is required for transfer admission consideration.

If you fit one of the following categories, you must complete a different admissions application and not the U.S. transfer application.

If you're having difficulty determining which type of applicant you are, contact the Office of Admissions at 512-475-7387.


Undergraduate U.S. Applicants for Readmission

If you're a former UT Austin student and wish to resume study at the University, you should submit the application for readmission.

If you're a former UT graduate student and wish to resume your previous program of study, you should also apply for readmission. You must be in good standing (with no academic or disciplinary bars); readmission is subject to the approval of your program's graduate adviser.

If you're a former UT graduate student seeking a higher degree or study in a different graduate program, you should contact the Graduate and International Admissions Center to determine which application procedures to follow.

 


U.S. Summer Transient Applicants

If you're a student at another college or university and wish to attend UT Austin as a visiting student during the summer only, you should apply as a transient student.

Transient Application Deadline: May 1

 


U.S. Graduate Applicants

You should apply for U.S. Graduate Admission if you are:

All other international students should refer to the International Graduate or International Undergraduate (freshman or transfer) sections of this document.

To apply to law school, consult the UT School of Law web site.

Contact the Graduate and International Admissions Center at 512-475-7390 if you have questions about the proper application.

Application Deadlines

For a list of graduate department deadlines, visit the Graduate Programs & Deadlines page.

U.S. Graduate Application Requirements

To apply for graduate admission as a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you must submit the following by the appropriate deadline:

Most programs have additional requirements and application materials that you must complete before they will consider your application for admission. Deadlines are set by individual graduate programs. Contact the program to which you are applying.

In addition to submitting the above items, international graduate applicants must show adequate subject preparation for the proposed graduate major and obtain a recommendation for admission by the Graduate Studies Committee in the proposed major. All complete applications are reviewed by the Graduate Studies Committee to which they are directed if they are received by the graduate program deadline. The Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies must approve all admissions.

For additional details about the application process and how decisions are made, including the process for admission with conditions and applying for non-degree graduate admission, review the information on the U.S. Graduate Admission web site.


International Freshman Applicants

If you are not a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident and if you are, or soon will be, a secondary school graduate with no previous post-secondary college attendance, you should apply as an international freshman. If you took any college coursework after secondary school graduation, you should apply as an international transfer student. (If you graduated from a Texas high school after three years of residence in Texas or if you have applied for permanent residency with USCIS and have resided in Texas for at least one year, you should apply in the same manner as a U.S. Freshman applicant.)

International Freshman Application Deadlines:
February 1 for Summer/Fall
October 1 for Spring

All required items must arrive in the Office of Admissions by the deadline. Mailing or postmarking your application by the indicated date does not mean that you have met the deadline. Applications that arrive after the deadline are considered for admission only if space is available.

International Freshman Application Requirements:

Some programs may have specific enrollment limitations or additional requirements. Because the University is a state-supported institution, most of our freshman admission spaces are reserved for Texas residents. Admission is highly competitive for nonresidents and international students.


International Transfer Applicants

You should apply as an international transfer student if you fit into one of the following categories:

If you graduated from a Texas high school after three years of residence in Texas or if you have applied for permanent residency with USCIS and have resided in Texas for at least one year, you should apply in the same manner as a U.S. Transfer applicant.

If you are applying as one of the following types of students, you must use a different application form.

Contact the Graduate and International Admissions Center at 512-475-7390 if you have questions about the proper application.

Completion of at least 30 semester hours (or the equivalent of one year of post-secondary study) of transferable credit is required for transfer admission consideration.

International Transfer Application Deadlines:
February 1 for Summer/Fall
October 1 for Spring

All required items must arrive in the Office of Admissions by the deadline. Mailing or postmarking your application by the indicated date does not mean that you have met the deadline. Applications that arrive after the deadline are considered for admission only if space is available.

International Transfer Application Requirements:

The statement of purpose is not meant to be a listing of accomplishments in high school unless this information is recent and applies to your area of study. This is your opportunity to address the International Admissions committee directly - to let us know more about you as an individual in a manner that simple statistics cannot convey.

Some programs have specific enrollment limitations or additional requirements for transfer students. Check requirements for the majors, programs, and scholarships in which you are interested.

Because the University is a state-supported institution, most of our transfer admission spaces are reserved for Texas residents. Admission is highly competitive for nonresidents and international students.


International Graduate Applicants

You should apply for international graduate admission if you are:

International students who attended UT Austin as undergraduate students should apply for U.S. Graduate Admission.

If you are applying as one of the following types of students, you must use a different application form.

Contact the Graduate and International Admissions Center at 512-475-7390 if you have questions about the proper application.

International Graduate Application Deadlines:

A list of graduate department deadlines is available online.

International Graduate Application Requirements

To apply for graduate admission as an international applicant, you must submit the following by the appropriate deadline:

In addition to submitting the above items, international graduate applicants must show adequate subject preparation for the proposed graduate major and obtain a recommendation for admission by the Graduate Studies Committee in the proposed major. All complete applications are reviewed by the Graduate Studies Committee to which they are directed if they are received by the graduate program deadline. The Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies must approve all admissions.

Most programs have additional requirements and application materials that you must complete before they will consider your application for admission. Deadlines are set by individual graduate programs. Contact the program to which you are applying.

For additional details about the application process and how decisions are made, including the process for admission with conditions and applying for non-degree graduate admission, review the information on the International Graduate Admission web site.


Contact and Mailing Information

Office of Admissions (freshman, transfer, former, and transient admission)
Office of Admissions
The University of Texas at Austin
PO Box 8058
Austin, TX 78713-8058

Graduate and International Information
Graduate and International Admissions Center
The University of Texas at Austin
PO Box 7608
Austin, TX 78713-7608

E-Mail:

For questions related to freshman admission, transfer admission, readmission and transient admission, please submit questions through the Ask Admissions boxes on any page of Be a Longhorn.

For questions regarding international freshman admission or international transfer admission, readmission and transient admission, please send e-mails to adint@utxdp.dp.utexas.edu.

Please allow three to five working days for an e-mail response during peak periods.


Freshman and Transfer Major Codes

To view a list of available major codes, use the form to select the University of Texas at Austin and the application type. Click the View Majors Offered button. The View Majors page will appear. Select the semester in which you expect to enter and click the List Majors button.

 


Title IX/ADA/504 Coordinators

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972) and disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990). The University has designated the following persons as coordinators to monitor compliance with these statutes and to resolve complaints of discrimination based on gender or disability: Linda Millstone, Deputy to the Vice President for Employee and Campus Services and Director of Equal Opportunity Services, NOA 4.302, 512-471-1849. Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, SSB 4.104, 512-471-1201.


Revised August 24, 2007