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FAQs for Future Students

How do I apply for admission to MSU’s Graduate program?

You may apply online through ApplyTexas. More information can be found here.


Do I have to take the GRE or GMAT?

Yes. All graduate programs, with the exception of the Business Administration program, require that you submit official GRE scores to be considered for admission as a degree-seeking student. However, those who hold a Master’s degree and are seeking an additional Master’s degree are not required to submit GRE scores. The Dillard College of Business requires that you submit official GMAT scores in order to be considered for admission into the MBA program.  

More information about the GRE can be found here and information about the GMAT can be found here.


How can I learn more about the Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine?

Pursuant to Texas Senate Bill 1107 (found here), beginning January 1, 2012, all Texas colleges and universities are required to collect documentation of the bacterial meningitis vaccination status for all first-time, former, and transfer students. More information about the vaccine can be found here.


How much does a semester of graduate school at MSU cost?

The MSU Business Office offers current information regarding tuition, fees, and rates for both current and future semesters and more information can be found here


What types of financial assistance are offered in the graduate program?

Grants, loans, scholarships, and assistantships are all available at MSU. More information about financial aid can be found here.


What scholarships are available for graduate students?

Scholarships and other financial assistance are available at MSU. To apply for the Graduate Merit Scholarship, download the application here. The application should be completed, including the requested signatures, and turned in to the Office of Graduate School before the May 1st deadline.

Also be sure to contact the graduate coordinator of your department for information about discipline specific scholarships and available positions as a Graduate or Teaching Assistant.

Other scholarship information is found on the Donor Services website.


Where is MSU located?

MSU is in Wichita Falls, TX—halfway between Dallas and Oklahoma City. More information about Wichita Falls can be found here.


How many students are enrolled at MSU?

According to MSU Quick Facts, there are a total of 5,916 students attending MSU, of which 678 are Graduate students.  


If I did not attend MSU for one semester, how do I register for classes?

If a student has not attended MSU for one semester and wishes to return they need to fill out a Graduate Student Reactivation form. This applies only to students who have not graduated and are returning to the same program as before. To receive a Graduate Student Reactivation form, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (940) 397-4920.


How do I register for classes if I have not attended MSU for one year or more?

If you have not attended MSU for one year or more, you must submit a new application along with the $35 application fee. You can complete an application at


Where can I find out more about the Graduate Student Association?



If you have any additional questions, please reference the Graduate Catalogor contact the Office of the Graduate School at (940) 397-4920.