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Mature Students

Students seeking admission should make every effort to complete the Admission Procedure for Mature Students as soon as possible. An Undergraduate Application for Admission may be submitted as early as one year prior to enrollment.

Admission Policy for Mature Students

Applicants who have not attended high school for at least five years or have not attended college for an extended period of time may apply for mature student admission. Eligibility for admission will be based on their ability to succeed at SFA utilizing their individual educational, work, and personal life experiences. Military service veterans with honorable or general discharges are eligible to apply for mature student admission. Applicants who did not graduate from high school are required to submit official GED (General Educational Development Test) scores.

State of Texas Uniformed Admission Standards

Per Texas state law, Uniform Admissions Policy, TEC 51.803-51.809 requires that all students must meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible to be considered for admission at a Texas Four-year Public Institution.


Admission Procedure for Mature Students (Admissions Checklist):

Submit the above items to the SFA Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 13051 SFA Station, Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Additional Procedures for Mature Students:

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