Thank you for your interest in SFA's graduate studies. Once you know your desired program or certificate, visit Apply Texas as a first step in the official application process. Be sure to pay the application fee as required. Some programs require a secondary application directly to the program. Review the requirements of each program, attending to their specific application deadlines and requirements.
Next, request your bachelor degree conferring university or college send your official transcripts by email to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. If a Graduate Management Admission Test or Graduate Record Examination are required, schedule your exam and have your scores reported to SFA. SFA's Testing Center might be an option for an on-campus testing location.
Look for a text from SFA as applications and documentation are received by ORGS. SFA will also send a letter in the mail with instructions on how to access your mySFA account. You will be able to view which documents have been received and what may still be needed. You will also be able to view financial aid and other pertinent information at mySFA.
GPA Minimum Requirement
An overall GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to the Graduate School. Probationary admission status may be available in individual programs.
Overlap Admission Application
Current SFA seniors who would like to take graduate courses in their senior year may apply for an overlap admission.
Paying for College
Paying for college is an important consideration. SFA is here to help! The university offers several scholarships, assistantships and student work opportunities, as well as financial aid packages.
These links will help you find financial planning information you will need for your financial planning:
- SFA tuition and fees
- Determining Texas (in-state) residency (TASFA form)
- SFA tuition and fee plans and rate tables
- Financial aid and scholarship
- Paul L. Boynton Scholarship for graduate study
- Graduate assistantships and employment
Graduate students at SFA who are enrolled in nine or more credit hours can choose to live on campus. Learn more about on-campus living.