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Apply to SFA


So you’re interested in applying to become an SFA Lumberjack? Great!

This page has all the info you need to get your application in and your axes up.

Apply Early

Apply early to be eligible to select your residence hall during Priority Benefits dates!

First-year students: You can select your fall housing assignment in December of the previous year if you:

  • complete the Residence Life application
  • pay your Residence Life deposit
  • and are admitted to SFA by Dec. 1

That's four months earlier than other applicants!


Information for students with special circumstances:

Use our Future-Student Checklist to keep the process simple and pain free.

Paying for College

If you're concerned about paying for college, we’re here to help. Explore our tuition costs – then let us help you find the payment plans, financial aid and scholarship options that best fit your needs.

Now accepting applications

Apply now for spring 2024, summer 2024 and fall 2024.

Applications for fall 2025 will open on July 1 ({{ daysToNextYearAppOpens | pluralize }} from now).

First-year students: Choose between the Common App or ApplyTexas application. SFA has no preference regarding which application you complete, but do not submit one of each.

All other applicants: Use the Apply Texas application.