How to apply

Refer to each program's application instructions page for admission deadlines and requirements.

Applicants to all programs must follow the Graduate School instructions to submit:

[  ] ApplyTexas application
[  ] Application fee
[  ] Transcripts
[  ] Test scores (UTSOA requires the GRE)

+ Extraneous documents will not be reviewed.

+ Please do not mail any documents to UTSOA.

When to apply

UTSOA graduate programs accept applications ONLY for the fall semester. We do not accept applications or admit for the spring semester. 

Application review 

Applicants to all graduate programs are evaluated on The University of Texas requirements for graduate admission. Some programs may have stricter requirements. 

The graduate admissions committee will not review nor make decisions on incomplete files. 

It your responsibility to ensure your file is complete by the deadline, including all Graduate School and departmental requirements.

Decision notification

You may check your application status on the MyStatus web site.

We expect admission decisions to be available in late February or early March.

When the admissions committee makes an admission decision on your application, it will appear on MyStatus.

Please do not call or email the Graduate Office to check your status. We will not release admissions decisions over the phone or via email.

Enrollment deposit

Admitted students are required to pay a $350 nonrefundable enrollment deposit to accept the admission offer.

The deposit is applied to your first tuition payment when you enroll at UT Austin.