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International Transfer Students

International Students will be admitted if they meet the transfer student requirements.

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International Application Deadlines
Semester Enforced Deadline
Spring November 15
Summer April 15
Fall June 15

What You Need to Apply

Please review this information before completing the ApplyTexas application.

ApplyTexas applicant type: Intl. Transfer

Requirements for Admission

Admission to Tarleton State University, will be evaluated based on transfer requirements. In addition, please review the information below for instructions on scores and transcripts from previous institutions.

International Transfer Students from U.S. Institutions (30+ credits)
International Transfer Students from International Institutions
English Fluency Test Score Requirements
Test Score Requirement
TOEFL (paper-based) 520
TOEFL (computerized) 193
TOEFL (internet-based) 20
IELTS 6
PTE 50
English Fluency Exemptions
  • A citizen of one of the following countries:
    • American Samoa
    • Australia
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Canada (except Quebec)
    • Dominica
    • Grand Cayman
    • Grenada
    • Guyana
    • Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • Liberia
    • New Zealand
    • Trinidad/Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos
    • United Kingdom
    • U.S. Pacific Trust
  • 6 credits of English composition taken at a U.S., Canadian (non-Quebec), British, or Australian institution with minimum grade C or better
  • A minimum SAT Critical Reading (Verbal) score of 550 (500 old SAT)
  • A minimum ACT English score of 21
  • Two years of study and diploma from accredited U.S. high school
  • Students who have completed all secondary education entirely in English may submit a letter from the school administration verifying the language of instruction is/was English. This request for a waiver of the language requirement will be reviewed by Admissions.

International students should allow at least 60 days for processing of documentation.

Domestic Transcripts
International Transcripts

Additional Information

General Education information can be found on the catalog under General Education Requirements.