Academic Documents for Admission

The University of Texas at Dallas requires an official attested photocopy of academic documents such as a transcript, diploma, mark sheets, provisional degree certificate and or your final degree certificate, in a school sealed envelope with the school seal stamped on the back side of the envelope.

We will accept unofficial copies of your academic documents for admission review purposes only. If admitted to UT Dallas, you must submit your official attested photocopies (issued by your college or university) of your mark sheets, provisional degree certificate and or your final degree certificate, in a school sealed envelope with the school seal stamped on the back side of the envelope prior to registering in your first semester.

What are academic documents?

Based on the terminology used in your home country this could include the terms transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets, provisional degree certificate (passed final exam), final degree certificate (degree awarded at convocation).

What is an unofficial academic document?

It’s a photocopy of your original academic documents that you can send to UT Dallas for review and admission purposes only.

Country Academic Documents Needed Language of Transcript TOEFL Required?
India, Bangladesh, Pakistan,Sri Lanka Mark sheets, Provisional Degree Certificate (within first year of passing out*), Final Degree Certificate (one year after passing out ) English Yes
Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines Transcript with degree conferral (Type of degree and date) English Yes
China Transcripts, graduation diploma and degree certificate English and Chinese Yes
Russia Transcripts, diploma English and original language Yes
Canada Transcripts, diploma/degree certificate, unless degree conferral is on transcripts (Type of degree and date) English, except for French speaking area English speaking area, NO
French speaking area, YES
Mexico, other South American Countries Transcripts, diploma, degree conferral may be on transcripts these are reviewed on a case by case basis (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes
France Transcripts, diploma, degree conferral may be on transcripts these are reviewed on a case by case basis (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes
Germany Transcripts, diploma, degree conferral may be on transcripts these are reviewed on a case by case basis (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes
Iran, Iraq Transcripts, diploma, unless degree conferral is on transcripts (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes
Nigeria Transcripts, diploma, unless degree conferral is on transcripts (Type of degree and date) English Yes
Turkey Transcripts, diploma, unless degree conferral is on transcripts (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes
United Kingdom Transcripts, diploma, unless degree conferral is on transcripts (Type of degree and date) English No
Vietnam Transcripts, diploma, degree conferral may be on transcripts these are reviewed on a case by case basis (Type of degree and date) English and original language Yes