International Applicants

Applying to a Master's Degree Program as an International Student

Please submit the following to the Graduate Admissions Office.

  • Submit the Graduate School Application and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $50 in U.S.D. via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Any applications submitted after May 15, 2019 are required to submit an official credentials evaluation. If you submit you application prior to May 15, 2019, it is highly recommended that you also submit an official credential evaluation.
    • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service.
  • Submit a TOEFL score of at least 79 (iBt internet-based test) or 6.0 IELTS or successful completion of the English Language Institute (IELI) program at MSU.
    • An individual college within the University may establish a higher TOEFL score for admission to a particular program.
    • If a student's first language is English, a TOEFL score may not be required.
  • Please visit our programs webpage for program-specific admission requirements.


Questions about the process? Contact us at 940-397-4920.

Application Deadlines

 Semester  Deadline
 Fall May 15 
 Spring September 15
 Summer March 15