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Texas A&M University - Kingsville - 2017

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Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Engineering Undergraduate: Minimum composite score of 21 ACT (with a minimum math score of 22) or 970 old SAT (with a minimum math score of 530) or a 1050 on the new SAT (with a minimum math score of 560).

Applicants whose test scores fall below the minimum scores for full admission to the College of Engineering but have an 18 or above on the ACT (with a math score of 19 or above), an 810 or above on the old SAT (with a math score of 500 or above) or an 890 on the new SAT (with a minimum math score of 530) will be admitted to the Pre-Engineering (PPEN) program in order to complete preparatory coursework. Student who do not meet either of these requirements will be admitted to the Alternate Pre-Engineering (APEN) program.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 61 (Internet-based) or 500 (Paper-based) is the university minimum requirement. A higher score of 79/550 is required for all applicants to programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering. This score must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Services (ETS) and dated within two (2) years of enrollment. Residual (Institutional) TOEFL exams taken at another institution will not be accepted. TOEFL (Code#6822)

Residency Requirements

At least two full semesters or equivalent must be completed at this university. A minimum of thirty semester hours must be completed in residence at this university. Twenty-four of either their last thirty semester hours or the last thirty advanced hours must be completed at this university. Students who do not meet minimum GPA requirements are placed in PPEN program for one academic year. Upon completion of that academic year, the students' transcript will be re-evaluated by his/her advisor and department head.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Admission to Universitiy
GPA>= 2.5/4.0

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 66
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 75