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International Applicants

Graduate Studies at Texas State

Please review the International Student and Scholar Services' (ISSS) operations in response to COVID-19 for information related to SEVIS, international travel, personal well-being, OPT/STEM OPT, USCIS, and more.

A Note From the Graduate Dean 

Welcome, international students!

We are delighted that you are interested in pursuing graduate studies on our beautiful campus in the heart of Texas. Having been an international student myself (first as an exchange student, then as a Ph.D. student), I have first-hand knowledge of the exciting journey you are embarking on. The teams in The Graduate College and in the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) are here to help with all the steps involved in becoming a student on our campus and completing your graduate degree. We are happy to answer any questions you may have during the application process — and once you are here, we look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant graduate community. Please check out the information on our pages (using the icons below) and let us know how we can help.


Andrea Golato, Ph.D.
Dean, The Graduate College

P.S. Request more information about our graduate programs!

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Rezwan Matin
Rezwan Matin, master's student in engineering, won first place in the 2020 3MT® competition!
Amrit (AJ) Singh
Amrit (AJ) Singh, master’s student in communication disorders, was awarded the American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship.
Shubha Malla
Shubha Malla, doctoral student in the materials science, engineering, and commercialization (MSEC) program, received the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS).