Texas A&M University

Information for New Students

What is Required?

Required Courses: 4 years of English, 4 years of mathematics (Must include Algebra I and II, Geometry and a fourth math course.), 4 years of Science (Two courses must come from Biology I, Chemistry I, and Physics I plus two additional courses meeting the recommended or advanced/distinguished curriculum.), and 2 years of the same foreign/sign language

Admissions Requirements: Achieve a combined SAT Math and SAT Critical Reading score of at least 1300 with a test score of at least 600 in each of these components; or achieve a composite ACT score of at least 30 with a test score of at least 27 in ACT Math and ACT English (students must take the writing component of the SAT and/or ACT in order for the test score to be considered)

Opportunity Award Scholarship

The Opportunity Award is designed to provide scholarships for first year freshmen with outstanding high school records. Selection is based on an applicant's high school academic record, character, activities, leadership ability, SAT or ACT scores and, in some cases, evidence of financial need. Stipends for these awards generally range from $100 to $12,500 per year.

Eligibility: You must be an entering freshman who has not attended another college or university. You must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for need-based awards.


AP Credit Policy: Per Review

Transfer Credit Policy: Per Review


Application: A nonrefundable $75 processing fee

One Year of Tuition/fees: $21,581

Books: $1,246

On-Campus Housing: Around $3,000 a semester

Contact Information

Admissions Office: Call (979) 845-1060

Scholarship Office: Call (979) 845- 3236

Housing Office: Call (979) 845- 4744

Campus Visit: Call (979) 845- 5851