Graduate Students

Before You Apply

Graduate Students are applicants who have completed a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

How to Apply

  1. Apply online to TWU at
  2. Pay the Application Fee. A nonrefundable application fee of $50, $75 for international students, is required and can be paid online through This fee applies to all applicants, to include new and returning students. You can pay the application fee by any of the following:
    • Credit card when you apply at ApplyTexas
    • Certified check or money order, payable to TWU and including the applicant's full name and ID number, mailed to:
      TWU Admissions Processing
      P.O. Box 425649
      Denton, TX 76204
    • Cash (no personal checks) paid at the Bursar's Office. Bring your receipt to Admissions Processing (1st floor of the Admissions Building)
  3. Submit official transcripts from each accredited college or university you have attended, to the address below.
    • Transcripts may be electronic or printed.
    • Electronic transcripts must be sent through a secured system directly to TWU from the sending institution.
    • Printed transcripts must be sent to TWU directly from the institution or delivered personally in a sealed envelope from the institution.
    • Any sign of tampering will render the transcript unofficial and invalid.
    • For more information regarding transcripts, please visit Admissions Processing.
  4. Submit an official report of GRE, GMAT or other examination scores, if required by the department into which admission is sought. Also, official TOEFL scores, if required.
  5. If you are a permanent resident, submit a copy of your permanent resident card. Permanent residents are processed through the Office of Admissions Processing. Applicants who have applied for permanent residency but have not yet received the INS form Notice of Action i-797 verifying approval will be processed as international students.
  6. If you are a returning student, follow the instructions on the Returning Student page.
  7. Additional program admission requirements may apply. Consult the current Graduate Catalog for specific program requirements.
    TWU Admissions Processing
    P.O. Box 425649
    Denton, TX 76204

    or via expedited mail to:
    304 Administration Dr.
    Denton, TX 76204
    (no Saturday delivery)
After You've Been Accepted