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Texas A&M University has a world-renowned engineering program. Not only are we ranked the No. 1 graduate engineering program in Texas, but we're ranked 7th in the nation among public institutions.

The Department of Ocean Engineering is dedicated to upholding that standard of excellence in everything we do -  from research in the field to education in the classroom. Our graduate students receive an education that will serve as the foundation for success for the rest of their careers.

Application Deadlines

Our requirements for admission follow those set out by the College of Engineering. For more information on the application process, please visit the College of Engineering Graduate Admissions webpage.

Fall Semester
International students: April 15
Domestic students: July 15

Spring Semester
International students: September 15
Domestic students: October 15

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  • A selected number of fellowships are available on a competitive basis. Applications must be received by February 15 to be eligible for full consideration.
  • Applications for research assistantship opportunities will continue to be considered until April 15.

Full Funding Deadlines

Fall Semester: January 1
Spring Semester: June 1 

For department-related admissions questions, please contact:

Peggy Rutkowski

  • Program Specialist IV
Peggy Rutkowski

Charlie Donaway

  • Assistant Director, Student Services
  • Undergraduate Student Services - College Station
Charlie Donaway