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Ready to become an iSchooler? Here are the next steps toward beginning your studies at the School of Information.

Thank you for considering The University of Texas at Austin School of Information's degree and certificate programs!


Undergraduate Admissions Procedures

The Office of Admissions handles admissions for freshman and transfer students to The University of Texas at Austin. See our Undergraduate Admissions page for application deadlines and resources. If you are a current UT student wanting to transfer from another school/college into the Informatics program or add Informatics as a second major, please visit our Internal Transfer Admissions page to learn how to apply.

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines

  • Freshman: The application deadline for first time in college students is December 1st.
  • External Transfers: The application deadline is March 1st for fall admission. There is no spring admission.
  • Internal Transfers: The deadline for current UT students to apply is May 1st


Graduate Admissions Procedures

Admission to the School of Information's graduate programs requires applicants to complete the following general application procedures for the UT Graduate School. For full details, refer to the Graduate School’s Admissions page. Please allow plenty of time to process your application.

Graduate Admissions Deadlines

The submission period for the upcoming application cycle will open in Fall 2024. The link to the application portal will be posted then.

Note: Spring admission is not available for any graduate programs.

View Graduate Admissions FAQs

GRE Scores: For the Fall 2024 admissions cycle, the School of Information will not require GRE scores as part of the application for the MSIS, dual dregree, and PhD programs. Submission of scores is optional for applicants who would like to provide the Admissions Committee additional information about their potential for success in the program.


Certificate Program Admissions (Non-Degree Seeking Students)

Applicants to the School Librarian Certificate program (who already have a master's degree) or the Certificate of Advanced Study program should apply to the UT Graduate School as non-degree seeking students. The application deadline for our certificate programs is December 15th and the application materials are the same as our MSIS requirements.

Deadlines & Requirements

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Bachelor's Program

Application Deadline: Dec. 1st
Undergraduate Requirements

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Master's Programs

Application Deadline: Jan. 15th
MSIS Requirements
MSISP Requirements

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Doctoral Program

Application Deadline: Dec. 1st
PhD Requirements