Texas A&M University Admissions

Texas A&M University, also known as Texas A&M or TAMU is a co-educational public research university founded in 1876 in  College Station, Texas. The university is home to 2,700 academic staff and provides education to 56,256 freshman, graduate, and doctoral students. TAMU is most recognized for its academic programs in Engineering, Life sciences, Liberal arts, Business, Architecture, and Geosciences.

Official website: www.tamu.edu

Admission To-Do List

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose or Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Proof of vaccination against meningitis
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Test Scores
  • Official Transcripts and Records
  • $50 application fee
  • On-Line Application
  • Graduate http://admissions.tamu.edu/graduate/apply
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Curriculum Verification Form
  • High school transcript
  • $75 processing fee
  • Essay Topics A and B
  • ApplyTexas Application
  • Undergraduate http://admissions.tamu.edu/freshman/apply


Writing Supplement:
Essay Topic A Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience. Essay Topic B Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how? Essay Topic C Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extra-curricular activities might help you achieve your goals. See more

Application Deadlines

October 15
Spring, Undergraduate
December 1
Summer/Fall, Undergraduate
The application process varies according to the graduate department, please contact the departmental graduate advisor for the semester deadline pertaining to your degree program. http://ogs.tamu.edu/prospective-students/programs-and-degrees/
Summer/Fall/Spring, graduate

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Advice on Personal Statement for Texas A&M University Admissions

The Texas A&M University personal statement should always follow the directions outlined, it should be factual, and it should be written for its intended audience. A good personal statement tells a story, gives general information, but not too much and it is unique. Adding in personal information gives the personal statement a unique touch and is encouraged. It is important to avoid writing a personal statement that is to general, generic, forgettable, and boastful. Applicants should always give themselves plenty of time to write their essays. It always helps to have others proofread the essay to avoid submitting an essay with errors.