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College Admission Requirements

Admission to McCoy College is competitive, and a student must be admitted to pursue a BBA degree program.

Students with Fewer than 30 Semester Hours 

Automatic: Applicants will be automatically admitted to McCoy College when they have been granted assured admission to Texas State and ONE of the following is met:

  • SAT composite score is 1200 or greater*
  • ACT composite score is 27 or greater*
  • Applicant is ranked in the top 25% of their high school graduating class

Competitive: Applicants who do not meet automatic admission requirements will be considered through a competitive review process. The review is based on the applicant's high school academic record, standardized test score (SAT or ACT), or a combination of the two. Applicants denied admission to McCoy College will be considered for admission to the University as exploratory professional (undecided).

* SAT composite score is computed using Mathematics and Critical Reading sections as reported by SAT; ACT composite score is average of English, Reading, Mathematics, and Science as reported by ACT.

Students with 30 or more Semester Hours 

To be eligible for admission to McCoy College, students with at least 30 transferable semester hours must have completed ENG 1310 (College Writing I) and ENG 1320 (College Writing II), and MATH 1329 (Mathematics for Business and Economics II), or their approved equivalents. The required courses must be complete and posted to your Texas State record for your application to be considered.

Automatic: Applicants will be automatically admitted to McCoy College when they have been granted assured admission to Texas State and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Competitive: Applicants with an overall GPA below a 3.0 will be considered for admission through a competitive review process. The review is based on the grades earned in English 1310, English 1320, Math 1329 and the overall GPA from all colleges and universities attended. Applicants denied admission to McCoy College will be considered for admission to the University as exploratory professional (undecided).

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

It is recommended that potential students submit their complete application by the priority date. Applications received after the priority date will be considered for admission on a space-available basis.

Students not yet admitted to Texas State must meet Texas State Admission Deadlines

To be considered for admission, required courses for students with 30 or more hours earned must be complete and posted to your Texas State record at the time your application is received.

Summer & Fall: March 15
Spring: October 15