Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, we encourage you to apply early. By meeting the priority dates, you receive early consideration for admission and financial aid.
Application Priority Dates
Fall Priority Date: May 1st
Spring Priority Date: October 1st
Summer Priority Date: March 1st
Apply at ApplyTexas. This electronic application is used by all Texas public universities. Choose one of the following classifications when you apply:
■ International Freshman: A student who is or will soon be a high school graduate and has never attended college.
■ International Transfer: A student that has graduated high school and has college coursework from another university or college in the U.S or abroad.
Once submitted, print the confirmation page for your records.
Use your Miner Insider to check the status of your admission application. Your Miner Insider username and password will be emailed to you once we receive your application or you can sign up now and begin exploring features of your Miner Insider.
Receipt of US$65.00 application fee
You can make a payment in person at Cashiers located at:
Mike Loya Academic Services Bldg.
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79968-0510
If you cannot make the payment by check you can pay online with card at the following link.https://secure.touchnet.net/C21711_ustores/web/index.jsp
Make sure that you have been given a student ID number before making any payments.
Make checks payable to The University of Texas at El Paso. Write your student ID number and/or full name and date of birth on your check or money order. Do not mail cash.
Official transcripts must be sent directly from the schools attended in the U.S. or abroad.
Copies or faxes are considered unofficial and will not satisfy this admission requirement.
Send transcripts to:
Office of Admissions & Recruitment
102 Academic Services Building
The University of Texas at El Paso
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso TX, 79968-0510
Note: All transcripts in languages other than English or Spanish must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
Admissions Test Scores
All international students must submit entrance exam scores. Take one of the following exams and request your scores to be sent directly to UTEP from the testing center:
■ SAT: minimum score of 1070 (reading + math sections) with a score of 480 on the reading section
■ ACT: minimum composite score of 23 with a score of 19 on the English section
■ TOEFL: minimum score of 500 on UTEP’s institutional paper based exam or
a minimum score of 61 on the Internet Based TOEFL (IBT)
■ PAA: minimum score of 1000
■ Pearson Test of English (PTE): minimum score of 44
UTEP does not accept IELTS scores for admission.
Test results may take up to 5 weeks to receive. Use the following testing codes to submit official scores:
■ SAT: 6829 ■ ACT: 4223 ■ TOEFL: 6829
For more information, visit Student Assessment & Testing.
Confirmation of Financial Resources
International applicants must complete the Confirmation of Financial Resources form to determine if you meet the required economic resource requirement.
For more information, visit the Office of International Programs.