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Texas A&M University - 2016

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Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

A formal application is required from a person seeking admission or readmission to graduate studies. A statewide Apply Texas application must be used to apply to any public university in the state of Texas and can be accessed at www.applytexas.org.

Also required are the following:
GRE Scores
Statement of purpose/essay
Bachelor Level Degree and all transcripts
3 Letters of Recommendation
$50.00 application fee for U. S. Citizens and Permanent Residents or $90 for international applicants is required to process an application for admission.

Admissions deadlines vary by department. Please refer to the Texas A&M University graduate catalog or department web site for additional details.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Varies by Department; please see graduate course catalog or department website.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Applicants from another country seeking admission to graduate studies must meet the same requirements for admission as applicants from the United States. In addition, he or she must demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language. If native language is not English, must take TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test or have completed 4 years of a bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited U.S. University or PTE Academic test.

Application deadlines vary by department. Please refer to the Texas A&M graduate catalog or department website for additional details.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Domestic non-resident applicants must meet the same requirements for admission as applicants from Texas.

Applicants from another country seeking admission to graduate studies must meet the same requirements for admission as applicants from the United States in addition to other requirements.

Residency Requirements

Generally, partial fulfillment of the residency requirement for the MS degree includes completion of 9 resident credit hours during one regular semester or one 10-week summer semester. Students who enter the doctoral degree programs with a B.S. degree must spend one academic year plus one semester in resident study. Students who hold a Master's degree when they enter doctoral degree programs must spend one academic year in resident study. For specific minimum residence requirements, check with the department of interest.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Varies by department; please see graduate course catalog or department website.