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Incoming students interested in applying to Engineering Honors need to submit their application by May 1. Please read the eligibility and application requirements below for more information. Students interested in living in the Engineering Honors living learning community (Engineering Honors Community of Scholars - ECOS) need to complete their Engineering Honors application, and apply to live in the Engineering Village @ The Commons by March 1.

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Eligibility for Engineering Honors

Criteria:

  • Admission is competitive. Review of applications is holistic, with the goal of identifying students who will benefit the most from and bring the most to the program. Approximately 10% of each class will be admitted to the program.

Incoming Freshman:

  • Incoming freshmen who have applied to Texas A&M with a preference for engineering.
  • Accepted to the College of Engineering at the College Station campus, including students in the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Bryan program.
  • Accepted to the Bachelor of Arts in Computing program offered by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Current Students:

  • Engineering students must have an overall GPA of 3.5 or better

Transfer Students:

  • Transfer engineering students who enter with a 3.5 GPA or higher may register for honors courses and can apply to the program after their first semester at Texas A&M.

Admission to Engineering Honors

Students are admitted to the Engineering Honors program on a competitive basis. Applications are submitted through an online application system, found in the "Deadlines" section below. The application requires information about the applicant including the following:

For Current Status choice:

  • Incoming freshmen or first-semester freshmen without a Texas A&M cumulative GPA (cum GPA), choose "Incoming Freshman"
  • Transfer students in their first semester at Texas A&M, thus without a cumulative GPA, choose "Transfer Student"
  • All other applicants with a cumulative GPA, choose "Current TAMU Student"

For Academic Performance, please include:

  • High school performance information required for incoming freshmen, including high school transcript
  • Unofficial transcript required for current students

Application required materials:

  • One letter of reference
  • An essay describing the student's interest in the EH Program and general career goals
  • The student's resumé
  • Electronic signature and statement of honor

Students who have questions about eligibility or the application process should contact the Engineering Honors program at  engineeringhonors@tamu.edu.

Deadlines

Please note that applications to Engineering Honors are evaluated on a continual basis (rolling admissions).

Incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students

Fall 2021 - Submit your application to this online application system

For Fall 2021 applicants - at a minimum, incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students must complete their application by May 1, 2021.

However, to be considered for a place in the Engineering Honors Community of Scholars (ECOS), please see below:

  • For the Engineering Honors Community of Scholars (ECOS) -  Please complete the Engineering Honors application by March 1 to be considered for a spot in ECOS. Students who complete their Engineering Honors application after March 1 will not be considered for a place in our dorm.

Current students

Submit your application to this online application system

*Make sure you choose the correct semester when creating an application*

Please note that to have priority registration during the pre-registration period for the following semester, current students must complete the Engineering Honors application at least two weeks before the start of the semester (fall/spring), no later than the following:

  • Spring: By the second business day after the Winter Break (e.g., Jan. 3)
  • Fall: The day after final grades are due for Summer Session II  

Once accepted, students need to check their registration status at least two weeks before pre-registration. Please email engineeringhonors@tamu.edu promptly if there are any issues to give enough time for the offices concerned to resolve registration issues. 

Those accepted after the 12th class day will not have priority registration during the pre-registration for the following semester, but are encouraged to start participating in Engineering Honors activities and advising.  For example, those admitted after the 12th class day of the fall semester would not have priority registration for spring.

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