Transfer Students at Texas State

No matter where your journey began, we're happy you found your way to Texas State! More than 3,600 new transfer students joined Texas State in the fall of 2017, so you'll be in good company.

What you need to include in your transfer application will depend on whether or not you've completed 30 or more transferable hours. Check out the links below for more information or to read stories from transfer students like you who found a new home at Texas State. We can’t wait to meet you!

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Tina Esnaashari

Transferred From: Austin Community College (ACC)

Major/Minor: General studies major with minors in communication studies, diversity studies and women's studies

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland

Post-Grad Plans: Work with refugee girls, trauma counseling, and eventually pursue master's at Texas State

Fun Fact: First generation Iranian-American


Thomas "Tom" Sims

Transferred From: Austin Community College-Hays and Bossier Parrish Community College

Major/Minor: General studies major with minors in agriculture, criminal justice and geography

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Post-Grad Plans: Pursue master's at Texas State in order to become a professor

Fun Fact: United States Army and Coast Guard veteran, has the most beautiful service dog in the world named Srebrenica


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Kayla Simon

Transferred From: Frostburg State University

Major/Minor: Social work

Hometown: Prince George's County, Maryland

Post-Grad Plans: Specialize in the field of juvenile justice and mental health, do research on the history and mental health correlations of communities

Fun Fact: Learning ASL and aspires to be an interpreter one day


Olmiche Vital

Transferred From: Art Institute of Austin

Major/Minor: Finance

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Post-Grad Plans: Work for a company doing treasury finance

Fun Fact: Has travelled all over the world (Thailand, Dubai, Japan, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, London, Philippines) and has plans to visit Australia, New Zealand, Paris, and Prague


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Angelika Benavidez

Transferred From: Coastal Bend College

Major/Minor: Interdisciplinary studies, early childhood – 6th grade with ESL certification

Hometown: Beeville, Texas

Post-Grad Plans: Become a teacher in Texas and eventually teach abroad to promote equal education in developing countries

Fun Fact: Working toward fluency in Spanish to be a bilingual teacher