|Read this first! International Admissions Process|
|Application||The ApplyTexas online application form is required.
While there is no hard application deadline, we ask that you have your application for the FALL semester turned in by March 1st to ensure a proper amount of time for International processing.
|Statement of Purpose||This one page single space document explains to the Admissions Committee why you believe that a graduate degree will be beneficial in your career. How will it compliment your existing degree? What are your future goals?|
|Graduate Record Examination (GRE)||Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to TAMU
School code: 6003
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).||Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to TAMU
School Code: 6003.Please visit the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (OGAPS) website for a list of Requirements, exemptions and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.
|Grade Point Ratio (GPR)||A minimum GPR of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work, or 3.25 in 30 hours or more of graduate work.|
|Official Transcripts.||Official transcripts from all previous college/university study must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions. Please click the link to obtain the appropriate addresses.|
|Letters of Recommendation||Three letters of recommendation are required, preferably from faculty or advisors. Letters of recommendation can be submitted online through the Applicant Information System (AIS) website.|
|Resume/CV||Submit a copy of your current resume/CV highlighting your education, experience and leadership skills. This should be submitted online through the AIS Portal.|
Acceptance into the Department is based on consideration of the following:
- Professional statement of purpose and career goals
- Reference letters
- Work experience/Internships
- Research and Teaching Experience
- Personal Statement
- Grade Point Average both Undergraduate and Graduate (If applicable)
- Graduate Record Examination
The information above is used determine a rubric score that is used to measure the likelihood of success in our graduate programs. The rubric score uses the following weighted categories:
- Past Academic Performance (30%)
- Indicators of Future Success (55%)
- Experience Outside of the Classroom (15%)
You will learn whether you have been admitted via letters to you from the Texas A&M University Office of Admissions, logging into the Applicant Information System (AIS), or from a letter from the Department of Agricultural Economics.