Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Admission

Procedures for U.S. Students

1. Complete the admissions application through the http://www.applytexas.org. Apply Now!

  • No application fee
  • No essay or personal statement required

2. Official Transcript(s): An official transcript must be submitted to Texas A&M International University from your respective school(s). The transcript must be certified by a school official, have the school seal, and be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Office of Admissions.

  • Concurrent Students (High School Juniors & Seniors): Submit high school transcript showing a Grade Point Average of 85 or higher.
  • Freshmen (0-29 credit hours): Submit high school transcript with rank and GPA. If any college credit has been earned, then a college/university transcript is also required.
  • Transfer (30+ credit hours): Submit transcript(s) of all colleges and/or universities attended.

3. College Admission Tests:

RANK SAT®* Minimum ACT™** Minimum
Top 10% None† None†
First 40% None† None†
Low 60% 900 19-Composite Score
*SAT® is referring to the Scholastic Aptitude Test which is administered by The College Board.
**ACT™ is referring to American College Testing Assessment® "ACT™ Test".
†SAT®/ACT™ scores need to be submitted, however, there is no minimum score required for students who fall within the given parameters.

 

4. Legal Residency Information: For students claiming Texas Residency who were not born in Texas or have lived either out of state or out of country for the past 12 months, an additional form may be required as well as supporting documentation. The Office of Admissions will inform the student of any information that may be needed.

 

Deadlines for Applying
Fall Semester

July 1

Spring Semester November 1
Summer Session I April 1
Summer Session II May 1
Procedures for International Students

1. Complete the admissions application through the http://www.applytexas.org. Apply Now!

  • No application fee
  • No essay or personal statement required

2. Official Transcript(s) translated into English. An official transcript must be certified by a school official, have the school seal, and be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Office of Admissions.

  • Concurrent Students (High School Juniors & Seniors): Submit high school transcript showing a Grade Point Average of 85 or higher.
  • Freshmen (0-29 credit hours): Submit high school transcript with rank and GPA. If any college credit has been earned, then a college/university transcript is also required.
  • Transfer (30+ credit hours): Submit transcript(s) of all colleges and/or universities attended.

3. Foreign high school graduates may opt to submit SAT or ACT scores; however, each element of the file will be reviewed for admission. University placement testing will be required upon arrival, if SAT or ACT scores are not received.

4. A minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 213 (computer-based) or 550 (paper-based) is required. This score must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Services (ETS) and dated within 2 years of enrollment.

TOEFL Exemptions:
a. One year of full-time academic studies at an accredited U.S. College/University
or

b. When English is the official language of the applicant's country

5. Financial Documents (only for students needing an I-20. Full time status is required to receive an I-20).

a. A completed Financial Statement.
b. A letter of sponsorship is required from the party who will financially support the applicant during pursuit of degree. The letter should certify the sponsor's commitment to pay the educational, living, health, and personal expenses of the applicant until completion of the degree(s). A sponsor may be the student, student's parents or a third party or organization.

c. Accompanying the letter of sponsorship must be a bank statement certifying the sponsor to have at least $18,878.00 (stated in U.S. Currency) dated within six months of the first enrollment according to the following dates:

Fall Semester January 1 or after
Spring Semester May 1 or after
Summer Session I October 1 or after
Summer Session II November 1 or after

 

 

Deadlines for Applying
Fall Semester

June 1

Spring Semester October 1
Summer Session I March 1
Summer Session II April 1

 

Click here to apply using the Texas Common Application.
If you would like to receive the Undergraduate Admission Application through the U.S. Postal Service, please email your request to enroll@tamiu.edu.
If you would like to visit the web page for the Office of Admissions, please click here.
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