|Read this first! International Admissions Process|
|The Texas A&M University GraduateCAS online application form is required.
Please note that the Master of Agribusiness program and the Ph.D in Agribusiness and Managerial Economics are Interdisciplinary Degree Programs and are not easily found in the new application system. To apply to either of these programs, in the Add Programs tab in the applicant dashboard, type in the word Agribusiness in the search bar and these programs will populate.
FALL semester: Needs to be submitted by March 1st.
Although these dates are not hard deadlines, getting you application in early is 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 in Agricultural Economics will be beneficial in your career. How will it compliment your existing degree? What are your future goals and how this program support them?|
|Graduate Record Examination (GRE)||
The GRE Test is required for the AGEC PhD applicants. You will need to accurately report your general GRE scores in the Academic History section of your application. If admitted, you will need to have your test scores sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Graduate CAS (use code 6003) BEFORE you can begin classes at Texas A&M.
The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program and the AGEC MS programs do not require the GRE.
|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. Letters of recommendation can be submitted online through the Texas A&M University GraduateCAS online application system.
Letters of recommendation are not required for TAMU applicants that are applying for the Master of Agribusiness program.
|Resume/CV||Submit a copy of your current resume/CV highlighting your education, experience and leadership skills. This should be submitted online through the Texas A&M University GraduateCAS online application system.|
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 or from a letter from the Department of Agricultural Economics.
You must formally accept the admission offer through the HOWDY system.