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How to apply for admission to the master's program

The following are the typical steps in the admission process:

 

1. Complete an application for admission form
Individuals seeking admission to the MPA, MS-Accounting, or MS-Taxation degree programs should complete an application for admission form. This application form can be: (1) accessed and completed online at the Graduate Admissions Center, or (2) requested from the Graduate Admissions Center for manual completion and submission via mail, or (3) obtained from the University's Graduate Admission Office in Davis Hall (room 333) or Graduate Business Studies office on the first floor of the College of Business (room 107) and manually completed and submitted via mail. If submitted by mail the completed application should be forwarded to the following address:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

Note 1: The application process should be completed by the deadlines published by the university. Application deadlines are published on the website for the Graduate School under the uta.edu/admissions/graduate/apply/deadlines.php link.

Note 2: The Graduate School classifies admitted individuals as either 'degree seeking' students or 'special' students. An individual seeking admission to a degree program should apply as a 'degree seeking' applicant (not a 'special' student applicant).

2. Pay the application evaluation fee
A non-refundable application evaluation charge is required for all U.S. citizens and resident aliens with no foreign college or university work. A non-refundable application evaluation charge is also required for all non-immigrant international applicants, U.S. Citizens and U.S. resident aliens with foreign college or university work. Payment may be made with a money order, bank-imprinted personalized check, or bank draft payable in U.S. dollars made payable to UT-Arlington. For further details please contact the Graduate School.

 

3. Arrange for the submission of official transcripts
An applicant should have official transcripts sent from each college or university attended. These transcripts must be sent from school to school directly and cannot be delivered by the student. Official transcripts should be mailed to the Graduate School at the following address:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167
 

 

4. Arrange to have GMAT scores sent to the Graduate School (if applicable)
Most applicants must submit GMAT scores before their application can be considered. These scores must be sent directly to the Graduate School from the testing agency. The mailing address for submission of GMAT scores is:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167

Note: Under departmental admission guidelines individuals who have passed a qualifying professional certification examination or who hold a postbaccalaureate degree may not be required to submit GMAT scores. For more information consult the admission criteria link on this website and consult with the graduate accounting advisor.
 

5. Provide evidence of professional certification (if applicable)
Applicants who have passed a qualifying professional certification examination (such as the Certified Public Accountant Examination) may not be required to submit a GMAT score. These applicants should forward a copy of their certification documentation to the graduate accounting advisor and a notice that they are requesting waiver of a GMAT score. These materials should be sent to the graduate accounting advisor at the following address:

          Graduate Accounting Advisor
          P. O. Box 19468
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019

Please see the admission criteria link on this website and consult with the graduate accounting advisor for more details.

 

6. International students must provide a TOEFL/IELTS score
International applicants must arrange to have their TOEFL/IELTS score forwarded to the Graduate Admissions Office. The mailing address for submission of TOEFL/IELTS scores is:

          Graduate Admissions
          P. O. Box 19167
          The University of Texas at Arlington
          Arlington, Texas 76019-0167

 


7. Recommendations, Personal Statements and Resumes
Recommendations, personal statements and resumes are not required, applicants who are admitted by Departmental Committee review may submit any of these documents if they choose. The Graduate Advisor will contact the applicant if the Departmental Committee wants any additional information from an applicant.


8. Check your application status online
It is possible for applicants to check on the status of their applications. Status information can be obtained on the Graduate School website under the Application Status link.


For more information please contact the respective advisor on the following page: link