The transfer application process is to be used by applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States and have never enrolled at Texas A&M University as undergraduate degree students. International students should submit the Apply Texas application, at www.applytexas.org. Freshmen international students should submit the 4 year college Apply Texas Application for Freshman Admission. Students who have completed at least 24 hours of college credit and have been enrolled in a college or university for at least one term since graduating from high school should submit the Apply Texas application for Transfer/Transient/Readmit Students. When completing the application, all students should complete theApply Texas application Parts 1, 2 and Essay C.
Application Deadlines: To apply for the 2015 Fall term, apply between August 1, 2014 and December 1, 2014 To apply to enter in the 2015 Spring term, apply between August 1, 2014 and Oct 1, 2014. To apply to enter for the 2016 Spring term, apply between April 1, 2015 and July 31, 2015.
Freshman International Admission - Complete Application Parts I and II; (Essay C is optional but highly recommended).
Transfer International Admission - Complete Application Parts I and II; (Essay C is optional but highly recommended).
Admission Criteria for Foreign Students: Admission decisions for freshman and transfer applicants with foreign credentials are based on:
International applicants are expected to complete an educational program that will permit them to be considered for admission to a university in their home country. Examples include the completion of Grade 13, Form 6 or 3A-level exams, following O-levels. A-levels exam results must be received by the application closing date.
Successful applicants will rank near the top of their country’s educational system ("B" average or better) and score well above average on national exams.
Secondary school courses: Appropriate college preparatory course work is required.
TOEFL scores of 550 or higher (computer-based score: 213) or
SAT Verbal of 500 or ACT English of 21
Leadership positions held
Honors/ awards received
Major national, state or Texas A&M scholarships received
You may check your admissions status at the website http://applicanttamug.tamu.edu.
You will need your UIN and birth date (or social security number).
Please be sure that you have paid the application fee for Texas A&M University at Galveston ($90.00) and completed all essays.
If you have not graduated from high school, and are taking dual credit courses at another college, we will not require the transcript until the courses are complete. Your file will still be reviewed without the college transcript. Please contact our Office of Admissions at 409.740.4415 for any questions you may have.
Scholarship Information for International Students
Texas law allows a limited number of admitted applicants who are citizens of Mexico and who can document financial need to receive an award, which allows them to pay the same tuition as residents of the State of Texas.
Additional information and application forms are available from:
International Student Services,
Texas A&M University,
College Station, TX 77843-1226,
Other scholarships are not available for first-time International students. International students may apply for a limited number of scholarships after the completion of one academic year at Texas A&M.
Additional Information Regarding International Admissions
If admitted, International applicants must fulfill the following additional requirements before enrollment: