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How to Apply

You are a transfer if you:

  • 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 citizen or permanent resident of the United States or 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

Minimum Requirements
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
 documents must be received (not postmarked) by the deadline (see When to Apply below). Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.

Submit your application through APPLYTEXAS or THE COALITION. Only one application per student. Choice of application has no bearing on the admission decision.

On average, it takes 3-5 business days from the time your application is successfully submitted for Texas A&M to receive it. Monitor your email address which you provided on the application for the Application Acknowledgement communication.

  1. ESSAY - Statement of Purpose > 
    The statement of purpose will provide an opportunity to explain any extenuating circumstances that you feel could add value to your application. You may also want to explain unique aspects of your academic background or valued experiences you may have had that relate to your academic discipline. The statement of purpose is not meant to be a listing of accomplishments in high school or a record of your participation in school-related activities. Rather, this is your opportunity to address the admissions committee directly and to let us know more about you as an individual, in a manner that your transcripts and other application information cannot convey.

    PREFERRED > submit within application.
    OTHER METHOD: upload through the Applicant Information System (AIS)
    Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
  2. $75 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change)

    PREFERRED > pay within application.
  3. OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT(s) from ALL schools previously attended. Emailed copies are not acceptable. 
    • 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.
    • All college transcripts will be evaluated, assigned credit and posted to the student record (viewable in Howdy) upon admission.
    • 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, PARCHMENT                                                             and National Student Clearinghouse                                                  


  • 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


Final high school transcript PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by TREx (available only to Texas high schools)

  • must contain diploma type and graduation date
  • faxed, scanned, photocopied or emailed copies will not be accepted

Final official college transcript
PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by SPEEDE

  • mail
  • electronic transcripts sent by eSCRIP-SAFE, PARCHMENT, 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
OPENS August 1, 2021
CLOSES October 15, 2021


application term
OPENS January 1, 2022  
CLOSES March 1, 2022 March 19, 2022


* Application dates differ for incoming International Transfer.

* If the deadline falls on a weekend, the ApplyTexas and Coalition application will remain open until 11:59 pm (Central Standard Time) on the following Monday. Required documents will be accepted until 5:00 pm (Central Standard Time) on that Monday.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.

  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.