International Application Process

The application process consists of two steps: Applying to the University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School, and applying to the College of Business (CoB). Click here (link to International Student Checklist) download a printable application checklist detailing the information below.

Step 1: Apply to the University of North Texas Toulouse Graduate School

Applications received prior to the following dates increase your chance of I-20 processing, if admitted:

September 1 for the following Spring enrollment
January 1 for the following Summer enrollment
April 1 for the following Fall enrollment

  1. Complete and Submit your Application

    Please complete the Texas Common Application at www.applytexas.org. The application fee is $75.

  2. Request official academic credentials from all colleges and universities you have attended

    Mail your official school transcripts, diploma and degree certificate from all universities attended. These MUST be in both English and your native language, if applicable. English translations must be from either the academic institution or a certified translator. We accept notarized or copied transcripts from foreign schools only for processing your application. If admitted, original and official documents will be required before you can register for classes. Official transcripts are required for all U.S. schools attended before processing your application. Transcripts should be sent to the Toulouse Graduate School which will be reviewed and then sent to the academic department for an admission decision.

    By U.S. Postal Service:
    Toulouse Graduate School
    1155 Union Circle #305459
    Denton, TX 76203-5017

    By UPS/FedEx/DHL:
    Toulouse Graduate School
    1147 Union Circle, ESSC 354
    Denton, TX 76203-5459

    The transcripts must show you have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent). For a higher chance of successful admission, the GPA shown on the transcript should meet the recommendations below:

    GPA requirement for UNT consideration:

    Graduate applicants to UNT are evaluated holistically, based on specific departmental and program requirements. In the past, successful candidates usually have met certain GPA minima:

    • 3.00 GPA in the undergraduate degree for admission to the Master's program;
    • Or 3.50 GPA in the undergraduate degree for direct admission to Doctoral programs;
    • Or 3.50 GPA in Masters-level studies for admission to Doctoral programs
  3. English Language Proficiency

    UNT degree program applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency. Minimum TOEFL score requirement is 79; Minimum IELTS score is 6.5. UNT-International provides a complete list of ways to demonstrate English language proficiency.

    If you do not meet these requirements, we encourage you to consider UNT’s Intensive English Language Institute. You must apply for IELI directly with UNT-International.

  4. Passport

    Submit the pages from your most current passport for you and your dependents (if applicable) that list your personal information, including the page with your picture on it. Send to the mailing address above, or scan and email it to international@unt.edu

  5. Statement of finances and proof of funding documents

    If you will be studying on an F-1 or J-1 visa, you must show proof of financial support for your studies. These are not REQUIRED unless you are admitted, but submitting them during the application process will expedite issuance of your I-20 or DS-2019 if you are admitted.

    Send financial documents and the International Student Statement of Finances form to the mailing address above, or scan it and email it to international@unt.edu.

Step 2: Apply to the College of Business

For timely application processing, submit all additional required application materials to the College of Business by the following dates:

September 1 for the following Spring enrollment
April 1 for the following Fall enrollment
January 1 for the following Summer enrollment

  1. Submit Official GMAT/GRE Scores
    • GMAT or GRE scores no more than five (5) years old are required for admission purposes.
    • Work experience will not be considered in lieu of exam scores.
    • Appropriate test scores are one of many factors utilized in rendering admission decisions.
    • The Graduate Programs Office recommends that students sit for the GMAT or GRE exam no later than one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely reporting of scores.
    • For the GMAT visit www.mba.com for scheduling details. The UNT school code for the GMAT is: 6DP-8M-55.
    • For the GRE visit http://www.ets.org/ for scheduling details. The UNT school code for the GRE is: 6481.
      • A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for applicants who have an earned doctoral or professional doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent. A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for applicants who have an earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or its equivalent, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on the master’s degree. Certain programs may have departmental admission requirements mandating submission of additional materials including standardized test scores.
      • A waiver of the GRE/GMAT will be granted for the MBA for students with a bachelor's degree from UNT with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
      • A waiver of the GMAT/GRE will be considered for UNT Honors College graduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  2. Submit Essay

    Essay should consist of unique events, life experiences, and qualifications that you feel distinguish your candidacy and will add to the value of the class. This should not exceed 600 to 700 words.

  3. Submit Resume

    The College of Business requires submission of a standard resume detailing work and academic experience.

  4. Submit Two (2) Letters of Recommendation

    Recommendations must be signed, dated, and submitted on company or university letterhead. Alternatively, recommendation forms can be downloaded or picked up in BLB 201. Recommendations must be professional or academic in nature (i.e. written by college professors and/or supervisors and managers). Recommendations are not acceptable from family, friends, clergy, high school teachers/administrators, subordinates, co-workers, etc.

    Submit the above documentation to:

    College of Business
    Graduate Programs Office
    1155 Union Circle #311160, Denton, TX 76203 (USPS)
    1307 W. Highland St. Room 201, Denton, TX 76201 (UPS/FedEx)
    Email: mbacob@unt.edu
    Phone: (940) 369-8977
    Fax: (940) 369-8978

Step 3: Check Status Online

There are two ways to check your application status:

  1. To check if your transcripts and GMAT/GRE scores have been submitted:

    The Toulouse Graduate School will send you an email and pin number to check online at www.my.unt.edu. You will need to activate your EUID with the pin number and click on Admissions Status.

  2. To check if your supporting documents (essay, resume, letters of recommendation) have been submitted:

    Email your full name and UNT Student ID to mbacob@unt.edu. Enter “Application Status Update” as well as your name and UNT Student ID in the email subject line.