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Whether you just took a semester off from SFA or attended another school years ago, we want to make it as flexible as possible for you to finish your degree at SFA. Have you changed your major multiple times in the past? Consider exploring a Bachelor of Science in general studies - your previous course credits may mean that you are closer to your degree than you think!

Curious about community college transferable hours? Check our course equivalency guide and two-year planning guides. If you need help, contact us by emailing admissions@sfasu.edu.

Completing your degree at SFA: Requirements

Transfer credits from another school

To enroll at SFA, you may not be academically suspended from another educational institution. Any transferable coursework must have a GPA of at least 2.0.

Here’s a checklist of what you will need to complete your application to SFA:

  • A completed application (done through ApplyTexas.org)
  • Your official transcripts from any post-secondary institutions that you attended

The cost for applying to SFA is $50. You’ll pay this at the end of the application process. Check here to see if you qualify for an application fee waiver.

Re-enroll at SFA

To re-enroll at SFA, you may not be academically suspended from another educational institution. Any transferable coursework completed after leaving SFA must have a GPA of at least 2.0.

If you have attended SFA in the past but did not enroll the previous semester, you’ll need to complete the ApplyTexas application. You’ll recognize this online admissions application system from the first time that you applied to SFA.

Here’s a checklist of what you will need to complete your application for re-enrollment to SFA:

  • A completed application (done through ApplyTexas.org)
  • Your official transcripts from any post-secondary institutions that you attended since last enrolled at SFA

The cost for applying to SFA is $50. You’ll pay this at the end of the application process. Check here to see if you qualify for an application fee waiver.

Graduate students

If you're pursuing the completion of your graduate degree, visit our Graduate Students page for information about the application process, including transferring credits from another educational institution.

When is the application deadline?

SFA is a rolling admissions university, meaning there is no application deadline. But, you can apply any time – as early as one year before enrollment. Applying early gives returning students better access to grants, work-study and loans.

When will I hear back?

Decision letters should arrive within 2-3 weeks. Your former mySFA account will still be active, and once you’re readmitted you’ll have full student access.

After you apply, don’t forget:

mySFA

Log on to your mySFA account right away. Financial aid awards, housing assignments, orientation confirmation and class registration are all done through mySFA. Plus, you’ll have access to the Microsoft Office Suite.

Financial Aid

Get started early! You don’t have to be admitted to apply for aid and scholarships. Learn more about the different aid options that may be available to you, like grants, loans, scholarships and more.

Vaccine

If you’re returning to SFA, it’s likely that you already have a bacterial meningitis vaccine on file with the university. You are not required to resubmit a shot record.

Any new students with no vaccination record on file must have a bacterial meningitis vaccine at least 10 days prior to enrollment. You must submit your shot record to the Office of Admissions by email, fax or mail using the contact information below.

Housing

Use mySFA to apply for housing as soon as you finish your admissions application. Returning students that are at least 21 years old, or have 60 earned college hours, may apply for an off-campus permit.

Request Information for Future Students

Please fill out the form below to receive information from SFA. If you’re not a future student and want to reach out to us, use our contact form.

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