University of Texas Dallas

Richardson, Texas, United States

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Eligibility & Documents Required for Admission

University of Texas Dallas GRE Code - 6897

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants to graduate programmes must have completed at least the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree in the United States from an institution recognised by that country's ministry of education after completing the 12th grade of secondary or high school. On the basis of a holistic review, applicants with three-year undergraduate degrees will be evaluated for admission to our master's programmes. A 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher overall grade point average is required.

One of the following can be used to meet the English proficiency requirements:

  • list items   TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) iBT (Internet-based test): Minimum score of 80
  • list items   Minimum TOEFL PBT (paper-based test) score is 550.
  • list items   Minimum IELTS score is 6.5
  • list items   Pearson Minimum score on the Academic English Test (PTE) is 67.
  • list items   Level 112 is completed at an ELS Language Center.
  • list items   Minimum score on the Duolingo English Test is 105. 
  • The Office of Admission and Enrolment at UT Dallas requires the following:

  • list items   Online application and the application fees.
  • list items   A non-refundable evaluation cost of $50.
  • list items   Evidence of English proficiency.
  • list items   Score on the GRE or GMAT.
  • list items   Diplomas and/or certificates of completion of a degree programme. Scanned copies with certified English translations from the relevant academic institution or government agency.
  • list items   All transcripts or mark sheets from college or university.
  • list items   Recommendations letters
  • list items   Non-English documents must be certified translated.
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    Admission Dates & Process

    To be considered for admission to a graduate programme, UT Dallas encourages applicants to submit their application and supporting materials as soon as feasible. The deadlines for submitting an application and accompanying materials are listed below:

    UT Dallas Application Deadlines 2022

    Term    Deadlines for Early Application and Documentation       Deadlines for Regular Application and Documentation       Deadlines for Late Application and Documentation    
    Fall Full-Term January 15 May 1 Day prior to the First Day of Classes
    Spring Full-Term May 15 1st October Day prior to the First Day of Classes
      Summer (11-week session)   October 15 March 1 Day prior to the First Day of Classes

    Please keep in mind that deadlines may vary depending on the programme. Examine the programme information page for the programme to which you are applying to see if there is a different deadline for your programme.

    When your application and any supporting papers, such as transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation, essay, and résumé, are received on or before the deadline, your application is considered complete.



  • list items   Complete the graduate application at UT Dallas.
  • list items   Application fee and $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee must be submitted.
  • list items   Upload digital pdf copies of the following documents into the online application to speed up the processing of your application:
  • list items   English proficiency scores from either of the following: IELTS, TOEFL, PTE or ELS 112
  • list items   Transcripts and degree certificates (if relevant) from all colleges/universities attended
  • list items   GRE and GMAT (Graduate Admissions Tests) (if applicable - see programme page for requirement)
  • list items   Essay
  • list items   Resume
  • list items   Recommendation letters (should be requested within online application)


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Classroom and common areas seating capacity will vary according to the social distance guidelines.
    The retention rate in the University of Texas in Dallas is 88%. It is a good sign that full-time students like the school and their teachers and want to stay a year longer. It is also a sign that the admissions team did a good job of selecting candidates that fit the school.
    The on-time graduation rate is usually four years for someone who has a bachelor's degree. This rate at UT Dallas for first-time, full-time students is 48%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
    Applications are accepted and reviewed by the Office of Admission and Enrollment on the regular basis. Completed application files are examined on a rolling basis, and you will hear back from the University within four to six weeks.
    To assist students, many institutions are working in a virtual capacity. For additional information on transcript request possibilities, we recommend contacting your university directly. Electronic transcripts (through systems such as SPEEDE, Naviance, Parchment, and others) can help speed up the application process. If you are unable to get an official transcript from your institution, please contact the university directly at [email protected].