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Welcome to A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU). This page provides details on who we are, what we have to offer, and what is needed to apply.  To obtain more detailed information please visit our School’s website or contact our graduate advisors at +1-956-326-4622 or business@tamiu.edu.  Chat live with a Graduate Admissions Counselor to obtain more information.  Our counselors will be available every first and third Thursday of the month from 9 – 11 a.m. (U.S. Central Time).  Visit breeze.eto.tamiu.edu/arssb.  

Our City

Laredo is famous for its South Texas hospitality. Known for its year-round warm climate, Laredo and its surroundings offer a wide array of recreational activities.  Laredo is served by Laredo International Airport.

Our University

TAMIU is an international university located in Laredo, TX, the Gateway to Mexico, serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant bilingual and bicultural community.  As a member of the Texas A&M University System, TAMIU provides nearly 7,000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs.  Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines.

Our School

“‘International’ is in both our University name and our DNA.” – Stephen Sears, Dean

Accredited by AACSB-International, we strive to provide high-quality professional and internationalized education to our undergraduate, masters-level, and doctoral students. We train future business leaders.

Our Programs

Our masters programs are designed to prepare students to excel in a global environment.  You have the option of pursuing

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA Online
  • MBA in Spanish Online
  • Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc)
  • Master of Science in Information Systems (MS-IS)

Nationally recognized by the Princeton Review (Best 300 Business Schools, 2011 edition) as an outstanding business school providing the greatest opportunity for minority students and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools, the main drivers of our global outlook are our faculty and students who join us from around the world, creating a true international feel.  Currently, we have international students from twenty-nine countries, including China, India, Mexico, and Brazil.  Our international faculty members come from eleven different countries. 

Financial Assistance

Recognized as one of the “Ten most Affordable Colleges in the Nation” by CNN Money.com, international students can be eligible to pay less than $3,000 in tuition & fees per semester*, through our financial assistance programs.


2012-2013 Total Cost Schedule


Full-Time per Semester*

Total Program Cost*

With Financial Assistance

$ 2,499.10

$ 8,451.00

Without Financial Assistance

$ 5,658.10

$ 18,981.00

Programs can be completed in two years.

*2012-2013 data

Seeking Admission

The graduate admissions process is consists of three steps:

  • Apply for graduate admissions online and submit all required documents to the Office of Graduate Studies.
  • When all required documentation is submitted, the application will be reviewed by the College Admissions Committee.
  • Applicants are notified of admission decision via letter from the Office of Graduate Studies.

Graduate Admission Required Documentation Checklist

  • Official College/University Transcript(s)
  • Official Certificate of Graduation
  • Official Standardized Examination Scores (GRE, GMAT, or PAEP)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • Student Narrative
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Updated Resume
Successful applicants will be issued an I-20 by the Office of Graduate Studies upon received and processed financial documentation.  Admission to a degree program is valid for the applicant’s intended semester of enrollment. If the applicant is not able to enroll for the given semester, the applicant may request a deferment for the subsequent semester.
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