All Freshman Applicants Should Submit:

  • $75 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change)
    • PREFERRED > pay through ApplyTexas
    • OTHER METHODS:
      • Check or money order by mail
      • Fee Waiver
        • Checking the Fee Waiver box on the application is not sufficient.
        • SAT or ACT fee waiver OR
        • Documentation of need from a high school counselor
          • PREFERRED > upload in AIS
          • OTHER METHOD: mail
          • Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
  • OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT with a numeric class rank and graduation plan
    • If still in high school must submit a complete, official transcript through their junior year/6 semesters
    • If graduated from high school must submit an official transcript that also includes senior courses, a graduation plan and date of graduation
    • Home-schooled students must submit a complete, official transcript through their junior year/6 semesters which includes grades earned for all completed coursework.
    • If your school does not rank, a school profile from the high school must be provided along with your transcript and Texas A&M will assign a class rank based on reported GPA.
    • High schools designated by Texas A&M as non-ranking may provide a numeric class rank for students in the top 10% only. All other students will be assigned a ranking by Texas A&M. Please note: An applicant’s class rank assigned by Texas A&M may be different from his or her rank had it been reported by the high school.
      • PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by TREx (available only to Texas high schools)
      • PREFERRED > upload a copy of transcript in AIS (final high school transcripts may not be uploaded through AIS)
      • OTHER METHOD:mail
      • Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be accepted.
  • OFFICIAL SAT or ACT SCORES
    • Texas A&M SAT code is 6835 and ACT code is 6592.
    • The highest composite or total score from a single test date will be considered for admission.
      • REQUIRED > to be sent from the testing agency

IF APPLICABLE

  • Permanent Resident Card or I-551
    • Students who are not U.S. citizens but are permanent residents (or have applied for permanent residency) need to provide a copy of the card. A copy of the parent/guardian’s permanent residence card is also required.
      • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
      • OTHER METHOD: mail

OPTIONAL

  • Letters of Recommendation
    • No more than two letters will be considered.
      • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
        • Documents uploaded through AIS can be viewed by the applicant.
      • OTHER METHOD: mail
        • Documents mailed to Texas A&M cannot be viewed by the applicant and will remain confidential.
  • Resumes
    • Resumes are not to be used in place of a complete ApplyTexas application. All space on the application must be utilized prior to supplementing with a resume.
      • PREFERRED > - upload through AIS
      • Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.

Dates to Know

  • August 1st: The ApplyTexas application for admissions opens for the following Spring and Fall semesters

  • December 1st: Scholarship application priority deadline for all incoming students

  • January 6th: Freshman applicants must have application for admissions and scholarship application submitted in order to be considered for the Terry Foundation Scholarship

  • December 2nd: Final application deadline for Spring 2017 admission

  • March 1st: Priority deadline for FAFSA submission to qualify for all need-contingent aid

  • March 1st: Freshman applicants must have application for admissions and scholarship application submitted in order to be considered for the Abe & Peggy Levy Fellowship

  • March 31st: Transfer applicants must have application for admissions and scholarship application submitted in order to be considered for the Terry Foundation Scholarship

  • April 1st: Final deadline for Fall 2017 admissions; transfer documents will be accepted until June 15th

Required Coursework

  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of Mathematics - Three of the courses must be Algebra I, II and Geometry
  • 4 years of Science - Two courses must come from Biology I, Chemistry I or Physics I
  • 2 years of the same foreign language
    • American Sign Language is acceptable and will satisfy Texas A&M graduation requirements for all Bachelor of Science degrees.
Students who do not meet the minimum required coursework as outlined by Texas A&M must meet the college readiness standards as defined in the State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy.

Mailing Address

Texas A&M University at Galveston
P.O. Box 1675
Galveston, Texas 77553

Further Steps to Complete

  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal and need-based financial aid.
  • Activate your NetID. After you have applied, you will use your NetID to login to many campus resources. 
  • Track your Status. The Applicant Information System (AIS) allows you to see exactly where your application is in the process.
  • Get more information. The Howdy Portal is a one-stop site for news, resources and student information. 
  • If you are interested in participating in the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, another application and physical will be submitted.  All Marine Transportation majors must join the Texas A&M Maritime Academy License Option program; an application to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy and physical must be submitted before an admissions decision will be made for the Marine Transportation major.
  • If you are a semi-finalist for National Merit, National Hispanic, or National Achievement, we welcome you to contact Ashley Garland at 409-740-4487 or garlanda@tamug.edu