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Stephen F. Austin State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) received 10,862 applications for fall 2018 semester. 68% of total applications were accepted by the university. 30% of the total accepted applicants enrolled with the university. Admissions are offered for fall, spring as well as summer semester.

  • The application fee is $45 for domestic students and $50 for international students.
  • Application can be one through the ApplyTexas online admissions Portal.
  • Scores of ACT or SAT need to be submitted by September 1.
  • English proficiency test scores submission is mandatory.


Application Portal
Application Fee$50
Acceptance Rate65%
Minimum SAT Score Range930-1170
Minimum ACT Score Range17-24
Mode of PaymentOnline through Debit Card
Academic CalendarSemester
TOEFL code6682
Intake seasonsFall, Spring, and Summer
Financial AidWork-study, Loans, Scholarship

Stephen F. Austin State University Admission Deadlines

Admissions application for the domestic student is rolling type, while for international applicants the application deadlines are mentioned below:

FallJune 1
SpringOctober 1
SummerMarch 1

Stephen F. Austin State University International Admissions

Around 125 international students from around 40 countries are currently enrolled with the university. International students are supposed to fulfill additional requirements for admission and application.

Admission Requirements for International Admissions

  • English proficiency test scores of tests, such as TOEFL, IELTS or PTE with minimum marks fulfilling the criteria for eligibility.
  • A thorough evaluation of all the previous high school course documents and credentials.
    • The transcripts, if not in the English language, translations should also be submitted.
  • Minimum GPA- 2.5
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • A copy of the biographical section of the candidate’s passport.
  • Financial certification information has to be provided later if selected so that they can apply for the I-20 visa. A certification of finances form along with other financial documents has to be provided too.

English Proficiency Test Scores

The minimum test scores required by international applicants are mentioned below:

English language Proficiency TestMinimum Score (UG)Minimum Score (PG)
TOEFL (iBT)7970

Visa Requirements for International Students

  • Submit a supporting bank letter/ Certification of Finances, a copy of Passport or national ID to obtain Form I-20 from the University.
  • Apply for F-1 Visa
  • Schedule visa interview

Stephen F. Austin State University Undergraduate Admissions

The university offers more than 120 fields of study that include majors, minors and concentrations in undergraduate courses. The process of admission and requirements for these programs are similar.

.Where to apply: ApplyTexas

Application Fee: $50

Admission requirements

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • English Proficiency test scores, for international applicants
  • Copy of the biographical page of passport, for international applicants.
  • Visa and finances documentation need to be completed to obtain a student visa.

Stephen F. Austin State University Graduate Admission

Application: ApplyTexas Admissions Portal

Application Fee: $50

Academic Requirements for International Students:

  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum GPA- 2.5
  • Official GMAT/GRE scores have to be submitted to the university.
  • Letters of Recommendation from previous department heads or professors in any of the core subjects.
  • Application Essay for a few selected programs.
  • ELP scores for international applicants

Applicants are suggested to apply for admissions and housing for fall semester by December 1. International applicants can inquire for admission related queries at International applicants receive mySFA login information after applying. Set up an account immediately as class registration and housing assignments are done through mySFA account. Admission decision for UG international applicants is released after 3-4 weeks of receiving applications. For graduate admissions, the decision is released within 1-3 weeks.

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