MSW Admissions Process
The School of Social Work Application:
If the program is not listed as an option on the online application for a given semester, applicants may no longer apply for the program for that term.
In order to apply for admission consideration for future terms, applicants must submit a new application, fee, and updated support documents.
See the Graduate College homepage for their application deadlines.
|Fall 2021 Priority||January 15, 2021|
|Fall 2021 Standard||March 15, 2021|
Cohorts available for students to apply:
Advanced Standing (BSW Holder)
Foundation/Regular (non-BSW Holder)
Online Advanced Standing (BSW Holder)
Online Foundation/Regular (non-BSW Holder)
PLEASE NOTE: All communication from the Graduate College and the School of Social Work (SSW) will be sent to the email address you provide on your online application. Therefore, you should provide an email address you can access permanently; and is not tied to your enrollment at a college or university or place of employment.
If the program is not listed as an option on application for a given semester, applicants may no longer apply for the program for that term. In order to apply for admission consideration for future terms, applicants must submit a new application, fee, and updated support documents.
Coverdell Decision Information for Fall 2021
Decisions are occurring at the end of the review cycle as all eligible students will be considered.
Thank you for your interest in the Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship program!
- Coverdell applicants in the Priority Admissions Cycle and the Regular Admissions Cycle are considered together at the same time.
- The Regular Admissions Cycle interviews and decisions conclude in early May.
- Coverdell Finalists will be notified during mid to late April about the final selection process.
- The Coverdell Fellowship will be announced at the conclusion of the Regular Admissions Cycle between May 1 and May 15, 2021.
MSW Information Meetings
If you have questions about the MSW Program at Texas State, after reviewing the information on the School of Social Work and Graduate College websites, please join us for an Information Meeting. Please RSVP by following this link. The Information Meetings will be held on Texas State University campus or online. Information on where to park can be found here.
Upcoming campus meeting(s)
Encino Hall, Room 145.
Zoom (Central Time) Link
Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 10:00am *CLOSED
Friday, January 29, 2021, 1:30pm *CLOSED
Thursday, February 4, 2021, 9:00am*CLOSED
Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 2:00pm*CLOSED
Friday, February 26, 2021, 11:00am*CLOSED
Monday, March 1, 2021, 8:30am*CLOSED
Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 12:00pm (noon)*CLOSED
Graduate College Information Sessions
Can't make it to San Marcos? We'll be visiting with students throughout the semester at graduate fairs across the state!
Are you thinking about taking your studies to the next level by attending graduate school? Are you wondering how different this is from undergraduate studies? Attend one of the Graduate Information Sessions to learn more about graduate studies at Texas State!