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  • Academic Fresh Start

    Web site at: http://www.utep.edu/graduate

    1.- General Requirements
    2.- Graduate Entrance Examinations
    3.- Academic Fresh Start

    3.- Academic Fresh Start
    (Texas Education Code, Section 51.931)

    Undergraduate Programs: An applicant for undergraduate admission who is a Texas resident may elect to enter this institution pursuant to the Academic Fresh Start statute, Texas Education Code, § 51.931. When the applicant informs the admissions office in writing of the election, the institution will not consider in the admissions decision any academic course credits or grades earned by the applicant 10 or more years prior to the starting date of the semester in which the applicant seeks to enroll. An applicant who elects to apply under this statute may not receive any course credit for courses taken 10 or more years prior to enrollment under Academic Fresh Start.

    Postgraduate/Professional Programs: An applicant who has earned a baccalaureate degree under the Academic Fresh Start statute, Texas Education Code, § 51.931, and applies for admission to a postgraduate or professional program will be evaluated on only the grade point average of the course work completed for that baccalaureate degree and the other criteria stated herein for admission to the postgraduate or professional program.


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