Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

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Current degree-seeking graduate students at UT Austin, from any department, who possess a 3.5 GPA may apply for and enter the Graduate Portfolio Program in MES at any point in their graduate study.



Applicants must demonstrate a current cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and submit the application, which includes a one-to-two -page statement of the student’s interest in the program. The statement is to include an explanation of the importance of the MES specialization for the student’s home graduate program and career goals. Apply here! 

If you have specific questions about our graduate portfolio that you cannot locate on the website, please email Kelly Houck


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