Apply as a Transfer Student
Every year, thousands of students make the life-changing choice to transfer to Texas A&M University. New Aggies get the entire student experience, from learning about our history and traditions to picking up Aggie Rings.
A transfer applicant is a student who has graduated high school and has enrolled in a post-secondary institution (with or without credits earned) during a fall or spring semester.
To Be Considered for Admission
Transfer applicants should have at least a 2.5 grade point average on at least 24 graded semester hours of transferable coursework at the time of application to be considered for admission.
Review the information on the Transfer Course Sheets to determine the specific coursework preferred by each major or department.
Admissions Terms and Conditions
Find transfer admissions requirements and related details on the Admissions site, including:
- Grade point average
- Specifying a major and major requirements
- Credit by exam
- Residency requirement for a baccalaureate degree
Important Transfer Resources
Check out our helpful resources to learn about transferring to Texas A&M University.
Transfer Course Sheets are short, helpful guides that provide information about transferring to your department of choice at Texas A&M. They are meant to be used in addition to the Undergraduate Catalog and academic advisors.
The course equivalency website contains a searchable database of course equivalencies for U.S. colleges and universities. You can either search by the sending institution or by Texas A&M course.
Texas A&M hosts several information sessions throughout the year to help you navigate the application and enrollment process and answer any questions you may have.
Selecting a major is an important part of the transfer process. Each major has its own transfer admission requirements, so be sure to read the Undergraduate Catalog to find requirements for any majors you’re considering.
Transfer Admission Cycles
If you’re applying as a transfer student to Texas A&M, find the dates when you can apply for each semester and location.
College Station and Higher Education Center at McAllen
All additional required documents are due by Dec. 15, 2023.
If the application deadline falls on a weekend, the ApplyTexas and Common Application will remain open until 11:59 p.m. CST on the following Monday. Required documents will be accepted until 5 p.m. CST on that Monday.
Choose Which Location You Want to Attend
Admission deadlines and processes can vary depending on which campus you are applying to. Explore our locations and the application information for each one.
College Station, Texas
Texas A&M University’s main campus in College Station is located in the heart of the Houston-Dallas-Austin triangle. Here, you’ll build lasting relationships with friends and professors. You’ll also find out about the traditions that bind all Aggies together and make this university so special. Not only that, you’ll receive a top-quality education that will prepare you for any career path you choose.
One of our newest facilities is the Higher Education Center at McAllen, which opened in fall 2018. The center serves students in the Rio Grande Valley by providing access to top-tier academic programs close to home. Degree programs range from agricultural economics and engineering to public health and construction science.
Texas A&M University at Galveston, known as the island campus, is leading the development of the blue economy in the Gulf of Mexico. This branch campus offers a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts and transportation.
Texas A&M University at Qatar is our branch campus in Doha, Qatar. The university offers six undergraduate degrees — including Bachelor of Science degrees in several engineering concentrations — and a graduate program. Courses are taught in English in a coeducational setting.
Application Materials for Transfer Applicants
Find materials that you will need to apply as a transfer student.
On average, it takes three to five business days from the time your application is successfully submitted for Texas A&M to receive it. Monitor the email address you provided on the application for the application acknowledgment communication.
The statement of purpose should clearly demonstrate academic interests and career aspirations. It also provides an opportunity to explain any extenuating circumstances that you feel could add value to your application.Learn more about statements of purpose
We require an official college transcript from every school you have previously attended, including dual/college credit courses taken in high school.SUBMITTING A COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT
Finding Out if You're Admitted
We make admission decisions on an ongoing basis throughout an admission cycle. When you will receive a decision depends on the type of admission process you're going through (domestic transfer or international transfer), which program you're applying to and other factors.See next steps for admitted students
Connect with an Advisor
Texas A&M University offers prospective students their own advisors, specific to where they call home. If you have questions about the application and admissions process, connect with the advisor closest to you.Find an advisor near you