Stephen F. Austin State University

Admissions

HOW TO APPLY

Click here for our new ADMISSIONS BROCHURE - Here you will find information about programs of study, admission requirements, deadlines and more.

(See below for specific procedures for English Language, New, Graduate and Transfer Students)

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if we can assist you.

Telephone - (936) 468-3927

Fax - (936) 468-7215

Email - international@sfasu.edu

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ALL documents should be mailed to one of the following addresses:

Regular Mail and DHL Express Mail (Fed-Ex, UPS, etc.)

International Programs

Stephen F. Austin State University

P.O. Box 6152, SFA Station

Nacogdoches, TX 75962

International Programs

Stephen F. Austin State University

404 Aikman Drive

Liberal Arts North Building #402

Nacogdoches, TX 75962

Admissions Brochures and Websites:

Brochure in OFF-LINE/PDF format: International Student Brochure

View our Online Brochure

Admission to the English Language Institute

For students applying for 'ELI only'. Students applying for academic programs and student seeking conditional admission pending English proficiency, submit the appropriate academic application (using the information for Freshman, Transfer or Graduate Admission below).

Form/Document Additional Information for Form/Document
1 APPLICATION
2 APPLICATION FEE ($50)
3 DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE From high school/ highest level of education *
4 ORIGINAL BANK STATEMENT Verifying funds of at least $17,475 USD
5 ORIGINAL CERTIFICATION OF FINANCES
6 MENINGITIS VACCINATION PROOF Only if student is < 22 years of age ±

* All students who wish to be admitted to the English Language Institute must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. A basic understanding of English and the English alphabet is required.

± Not needed for admission, but students will not be able to register for classes until this is received.

Admission as an International Freshman Student

International freshman applicants must have at least a 2.500 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on all secondary coursework.

To apply as an international freshman applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued:

Admission as an International Transfer Student

International transfer applicants must have at least a 2.000 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on all post-secondary coursework.

To apply as an international transfer applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued:

Admission as an International Graduate Student

All admission decisions regarding international graduate applicants are made by their respective academic departments. Once all documents are received by International Admissions, your file will be sent to the appropriate academic department for their consideration. Most departments return an admission decision within 2-4 weeks, however, some departments may take longer.

International graduate applicants should consult the website of the academic department you are seeking admission into for any department specific requirements.

To apply as an international graduate applicant, you must submit the following documents:

If accepted, you would be required to submit the following documents prior to any acceptance letter and I-20 being issued: