Graduate Student Exchange Program

Exchange Graduate Student Exchange Program


Program Overview

The exchange program for graduate students encourages students in different countries to spend time at Texas State University. However, some departments/programs will not admit exchange students, and others may admit after evaluating course availability.

Program Details

Contact The Graduate College for general questions about getting started with your application, funding your degree, and more. If you have program-specific questions after reviewing the program details, we encourage you to contact the following individuals.

Education Abroad Coordinator
Dr. Oleksandra Sehin
Thornton International House (THOR), Room 104


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Application Deadlines

DeadlinesU.S. CitizenInternational
U.S. Citizen
June 15
June 1
U.S. Citizen
October 15
October 1
Summer I
U.S. Citizen
April 15
March 15
Summer II
U.S. Citizen
June 1
No Admission

This program's deadline is firm. This type of deadline means the application and other application requirements must be submitted by the program's specified deadline day.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Admission Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. Additional information for applicants with international credentials can be found on our international web pages.

  • Review important information about the online application.

    • application fees not required for exchange applicants
    • transcripts not required
  • GRE

    • GRE not required

    Approved English Proficiency Exam Scores

    Applicants are required to submit an approved English proficiency exam score that meets the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

    • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
    • official PTE scores required with a 52 overall
    • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
      • minimum individual module scores of 6.0
    • official Duolingo Scores required with a 110 overall
    • official TOEFL Essentials scores required with an 8.5 overall

    This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

    Review important information about official test scores.

    English Proficiency Waiver

    In lieu of official English proficiency test scores, you may submit a waiver form signed by your home institution verifying your English language abilities.

    • visiting student form requiring:  
      • approval to take the course from your primary institution, or the institution granting your degree
      • approval from the graduate advisor or department chair in the program/department offering the course at Texas State 

    Return the visiting student form signed by all appropriate parties for The Graduate College dean to approve at least two weeks prior to registration. The form must be completed prior to enrollment each term you study as a visiting student.

    Some departments/programs do not permit exchange students to take their courses, while others will evaluate course availability before approving exchange students.

    Review important information about documents.

  • Communication Disorders
    Creative Writing
    Elementary Education (Teacher Recruitment Program)
    International Studies
    Mass Communication
    Professional Counseling
    School Improvement Ph.D.
    Secondary Education (Teacher Recruitment Program)


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