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Submit Application Form through Apply Texas

Applications for graduate study are accepted for the Fall term only. Deadlines are listed on the Toulouse Graduate School website. The application form is through the APPLYTEXAS electronic portal. This process includes the required application fee.

International Applicants must follow the UNT International Admissions office deadline. Additionally, international applicants should follow the UNT English Language Proficiency Requirements when submitting the application packet. Information on required TOFEL scores or other language requirements also given.

Submit official documentation to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School or International Admissions

Official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended must be sent to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School (national students) and the UNT International Admissions (international students). International students should refer to specific guidelines for all required official documentation.

Official GMAT, GRE or EXADEP scores must be sent to the UNT Toulouse Graduate School. The UNT code for the GRE is 6481. The UNT for the GMAT is 6DP-8M-55. Allow at least 4 weeks for scores to arrive at the Toulouse Graduate School. Applicants who wait to take the GMAT or GRE until the application deadline may not be considered. Scores should arrive by the time application review begins.

Submit application documentation to the CMHT Graduate Coordinator

An oral interview with the graduate coordinator, Department chair or graduate faculty.

Recommendation Form :  Click here to download CMHT Graduate recommendation form
Three recommendations from professors (current or former) and/or employers (current or former) must be submitted. Use the CMHT Graduate Recommendation Form.

To sign the form electronically, click on the pointer in top left corner of signature box. If you already have a Digital ID created for yourself use it or click on "A new digital ID I want to create now". Choose the type of signature you want to create and click next. Enter your identity information and click finish. The electronic signature will be displayed, make any changes if required. Once the signature is complete; click on the "Sign" button to sign on the form. Once the form is signed the content can no longer be modified. You can then forward this form by email to your chosen recommender.

If the form cannot be sent to your recommender by email, then you may print the form, complete the applicant portion and send it to your recommender. The recommender will send the completed form to the Graduate Coordinator.

Statement of Purpose :
This is the applicant's opportunity to address why they are seeking to obtain the graduate degree. In this statement, the applicant is asked to provide the following:

  • Name:
  • UNT ID if known:
  • Degree sought:
  • Year start date:

Then specifically address the following:

  • Identify and describe your undergraduate degree. Provide an overview of primary content and any specializations, minors or certificates you also earned.
  • Describe your prior and/or current work experience; specifically work experience related to retail merchandising or other similar positions - including paid or unpaid internships.
  • Describe any unpaid, volunteer or service work that is related to the degree you are seeking.
  • Identify scholarships, awards or recognitions earned, especially ones related to your educational or professional career.
  • Identify your professional goals. How will the graduate degree help you achieve these goals?
  • Is your primary objective to work in a professional business or entrepreneur position or is to pursue a position in higher education (community college or four year institution)?
  • Provide any additional information you would like to share for the application review.

Your statement of purpose should not exceed four pages, with 1" margins and a 12-point font.

Resume :
Please submit your professional resume, highlighting your education and work experience.

Mailing Address:

Dr.Lisa Kennon
University of North Texas
College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
1155 Union Circle, #311100
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Phone: (940) 565-2436
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Fax: (940) 565-4348
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Ship To:
Dr. Lisa Kennon, CMHT Grad. Coord.
University of North Texas,
410 Avenue C,
Chilton Hall Room 331,
Denton, Texas, USA 76201.

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