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All departments follow the same basic application process for academic students (degree and non-degree seeking). If you are interested in enrolling as a continuing education student, please see the respective department website.

Degree and non-degree seeking applicants must:

Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering from an accredited university/college

  • Degrees can be closely related to engineering or discipline-related to the degree you are applying for, please check each department’s distance learning page for more information (contact information and website are listed on the contact us page)
  • Engineering degrees from outside the United States will be evaluated for equivalency to U.S. degrees.

Complete the Texas Common Application

  • Students will receive a Universal Identification Number (UIN) after you submit the application. We ask that students include the UIN on all correspondence with department graduate offices.
  • NOTE:  On page 8, the application will ask you if you want to seek this degree by distance education, you will need to check “yes”. If “yes” is not checked, your application will be in the on-campus applicant pool. 

Send official transcripts from ALL previous institutions to the Office of Admissions

  • NOTE: If you earned your degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, you do not need to send your transcripts to the Office of Admissions.

Submit official test scores

  • GRE Scores (taken within the last five years) should be sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • International students will be required to submit TOEFL scores of 80 or higher or IELTS scores of 6.0 or higher. TOEFL and IELTS scores cannot be more than two-years old. TOEFL and IELTS scores are automatically waived with a GRE Verbal score of 146 or higher.
    • NOTE: When sending GRE, TOEFL, and/or IELTS scores, use code 6003 to report to Texas A&M University.

Submit additional documentation to respective department or as part of the Texas Common Application

  • Resume/Vitae
  • Three Recommendation Letters - These letters should attest to your ability to succeed in graduate school.
  • Personal Statement - Within your personal statement we recommend including: purpose for attending graduate school, expectations from the degree, how the degree will advance your career, etc. 

It is preferred that all documents are submitted online with the Texas Common Application or via email to respective departments. However, for documents that must be sent via postal mail, please use the addresses listed below. Texas A&M University is closed on Saturday and Sunday. Credentials scheduled by overnight mail carriers for Saturday delivery will be delivered and accepted by the University on the next business day.

Postal Service – for International Applicants
International Admissions Processing
Texas A&M University
P.O. Box 40002
College Station, TX 77842-4002 

Postal Service - for US Citizens or Permanent Resident
Graduate Admissions Processing
Office of Admissions
Texas A&M University
P.O. Box 40001
College Station, TX 77842-4001

Overnight or Hand Delivery – For both US and International Applicants
Graduate Admissions Processing
Texas A&M University
General Services Complex
750 Agronomy Road, Suite 1601
0200 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-0200

For more information on how to apply, please see the Office of Admissions website. As a reminder, all correspondence with Texas A&M University should always include your UIN as well as your name and date of birth.