Graduate ProgramsMFA in Production PhD in Media Studies MA in Media Studies MFA in Screenwriting


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Graduate Admissions

The deadline for fall 2017 admissions is December 1, 2016. 

Please note that we only admit students in the fall.  


Click below for each program's application requirements:


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Production


Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Screenwriting


Master of Arts (MA) in Media Studies


Doctorate (PhD) in Media Studies


Additional information on admission to UT Austin:

Graduate and International Admissions Center (GIAC)

Funding Resources

Tuition Rates


Suggested Timeline for your Application

NOTE: It can take 2 to 4 weeks after you take the general GRE test for the scores to arrive and be processed at UT Austin.

November 20

– Complete ApplyTexas application; SUBMIT and PAY.

 Send test scores to UT Austin (#6882)

November 25

— Upload all supplemental materials using the "MyStatus Page" link that you get 24 to 48 hours AFTER submitting the ApplyTexas application. 

November 29

— Check status of your application from the MyStatus Page.