TRANSFER

How to Apply

You are a transfer if you:

  • are a student who earned college credit after high school graduation (during fall/spring semester) and
  • do not have a bachelor’s degree and
  • do not qualify for readmission and
  • are a U.S. citizen; have applied for permanent residency; or qualify for Texas residency based on Senate Bill 1528

Special consideration may be given to military veterans. Texas A&M University participates in the Texas College Credit for Heroes Program.

You are an international transfer if >

Transfer Course Sheets

 

To be considered for transfer admission to Texas A&M, you must have at least a 2.5 GPA on a minimum of 24 hours of graded, transferable coursework. 

REQUIRED documents must be received (not postmarked) by the deadline (see When to Apply below).

Required Documents

  1. APPLICATION > ApplyTexas.org
  2. ESSAY

    Topic A - required

    PREFERRED > submit through ApplyTexas
    OTHER METHOD: upload through the Applicant Information System (AIS)
    Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
     
  3. $75 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change)

    PREFERRED > pay through ApplyTexas
    OTHER METHODS:
    FEE WAIVER:
    • Checking the Fee Waiver box on the application is not sufficient.
    • Documentation of need from a financial aid advisor is required.
       
    PREFERRED > upload in AIS
    OTHER METHOD: mail
    Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
     
  4. OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT(s) from ALL schools previously attended.
    • Coursework from one college posted on the transcript of another is not acceptable.
       
    • College transcript(s) for dual/college credit earned in high school must be submitted.
       
    • Paper transcripts must be mailed in a sealed school envelope.
       
    • Faxed, scanned, photocopied or emailed copies are not acceptable.
       
    PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by SPEEDE
    OTHER METHODS:
    • mail
    • electronic transcripts sent by eSCRIP-SAFE, AVOW, and National Student Clearinghouse

     

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
     
  • Senate Bill 1528 Affidavit

    PREFERRED > upload through AIS
    OTHER METHOD: mail
     

IF ADMITTED

  • Proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis
    PREFERRED > upload through AIS
    OTHER METHOD: mail
    Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
     
  • Final high school transcript
    • must contain diploma type and graduation date
    • faxed, scanned, photocopied or emailed copies will not be accepted
       
    PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by TREx (available only to Texas high schools)
    OTHER METHOD: mail
     
  • Final official college transcript
    PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by SPEEDE
    OTHER METHODS:
    • mail
      Paper transcripts must be mailed in a sealed school envelope.
      College work from one institution posted on the transcript of another is not acceptable.
    • electronic transcripts sent by eSCRIP-SAFE, AVOW, and National Student Clearinghouse

     

To be considered official:
Transcript must have an original signature of a school official, an original school seal or be mailed directly from the school in a sealed envelope.


When to Apply

Application term
SUMMER/FALL 2015
OPEN
January 1, 2015
CLOSED
March 1, 2015

 

Application term
SPRING 2016
OPEN
August 1, 2015
CLOSED
October 15, 2015

 

* Application dates differ for incoming International Transfer.

* If the deadline falls on a weekend, the ApplyTexas application will remain open until 12 midnight (Central Standard time) on the following Monday. Required documents will be accepted until 5:00pm (CST) on that Monday.


Admission Terms & Conditions

GRADE POINT AVERAGE (GPA)

  • A minimum 2.5 GPA (on at least 24 hours of graded, transferable coursework) is required to qualify for review.
  • Grades for all transferable courses are used to calculate GPA, including: failing grades, repeated courses, Withdraw/Fail, and Incomplete.
  • Grades reported as Incomplete are computed as F’s.
  • Plus or minus grade designations are not used (C+ is computed as a C).
  • The GPA necessary to be competitive and the coursework required can vary by college and major. Transfer Course Sheets
     

SPECIFYING A MAJOR

  • Applicants must apply to a specific major within an academic college.
    Colleges, Majors & Transfer Course Sheets
  • Applicants are expected to have completed coursework specific to their major choice.
  • Second choice majors are not considered by every college/major and admission to a second choice major is often more competitive.
     

CREDIT BY EXAM

  • Coursework taken as credit by examination must be listed as a specific course on an official college transcript to be considered in the admissions process and for transfer of credit.
  • Credit by examination courses transcripted by another college may transfer if sequential coursework with credit is also indicated.
  • Credit by examination courses that are part of the applicant’s program of study at their previous institution will be awarded, provided they meet transfer guidelines.
     

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT for Baccalaureate Degree

To earn a Baccalaureate Degree from Texas A&M University, students must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of 300- and/or 400-level coursework including a minimum of 12 hours in their major at Texas A&M.


Suggestions

  1. Visit campus.
     
  2. Attend a transfer information session or transfer program.
     
  3. Meet with an admission counselor in a Prospective Student Center.
     
  4. Review transfer course sheets and transfer course equivalencies.
     
  5. Submit application early. It is recommended the application be submitted before other supporting documents.
     
  6. Submit supporting documents early using the PREFERRED METHOD. Allow 2-3 weeks to be processed.
     

Acts of Dishonesty

All students applying to Texas A&M University are expected to follow the Aggie Code of Honor which states “An Aggie does not lie, cheat or steal nor tolerate those who do.” Applicants found to have misrepresented themselves or submitted false information on the application will receive appropriate disciplinary action.

Pursuant to the current undergraduate catalog and Texas A&M student rule 24.4.1, acts of dishonesty include but are not limited to:

  • withholding material information from the University, misrepresenting the truth during a University investigation or student conduct conference, and/or making false statements to any University official
  • furnishing false information to and/or withholding information from any University official, faculty member, or office
  • forgery, alteration, or misuse of any University document, record, or instrument of identification

The submission of false information at the time of admission or readmission is grounds for rejection of the application, withdrawal of any offer of acceptance, cancellation of enrollment, dismissal or other appropriate disciplinary action.


APPLY to Texas A&M
Transfer Information Sessions