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TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY. GENERAL INFORMATIONAND APPLICATION  Around 56,000 students on main campus (College Station)  950 Student Organizations  Around.

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1 TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

2 GENERAL INFORMATIONAND APPLICATION  Around 56,000 students on main campus (College Station)  950 Student Organizations  Around 10,000 new freshman accepted each year  Apply through ApplyTexas.org (applications open August 1 st and close December 1 st ); apply as soon as possible  Send essays through ApplyTexas, request transcript through counseling office, bacterial meningitis records and letters of rec can all be uploaded through A&M system  Check status of admission documents on applicant tab (howdy.tamu.edu)

3 ADMISSION OPTIONS  1) Top 10% of your graduation class means automatic acceptance; around 55% of A&M admits are through Top 10%  2) Academic Admit (automatic if: in the top 25% of your class and SAT 1300 (600 on reading and math) or 30 ACT (27 math and English); around 13% admitted through academic admit  Average SAT for an A&M student is 1260 and 26/27 on ACT  3) Review Admits (holistic review of student including class rank, sat/act scores (will superscore), extra characteristics such as essays, leadership, work history, school and community service, socioeconomic status, history of overcoming adversity; around 32% admitted through review admission  Review admits will be notified by March 1st

4 ADMISSION CONTINUED  Admission decisions are made regardless of the major you request  If you want a high interest area major such as engineering, you will need to put both your 1 st and 2 nd choice as your desired first pick major. Around 85% of incoming freshman are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis to their 1 st choice major, after that, an admission review is completed and you are rolled to your 2 nd choice major  For engineering, there is no longer a SAT/ACT test minimum. You will now take A&M math assessment for placement into specific engineering major (i.e. electrical, civil, aerospace)  You have 30 days after your official acceptance for priority housing  Housing assigned on first come, first serve basis; if you apply 31 days after acceptance letter you will be considered after all other priority requests (reslife.tamu.edu)  Deposit-$300, fully refundable up until May 1st

5 HONORS COURSES  These are honors courses, not specific honors college  Must be in top 10% and have SAT 1250 (570 reading and math) or ACT 28 (27 reading and math)  Courses challenge promising students, smaller classes foster inquiry, higher academic levels foster growth  If interested in honors college, separate application

6 COST OF ATTENDANCE  Total COA: $22,470  Tuition--$9, 180  Room and Board--$9,522  Books--$1,000  Remember that all of these numbers are general estimates and can either fluctuate down or up depending on Room and Board, specific degree you are seeking, etc.  There is now locked rate tuition for 4 years of attendance (12 consecutive semesters). Visit financialaid.tamu.edu for more tuition information  Your locked rate is different depending on your chosen major

7 FINANCIAL AID  Apply for scholarships by December 1 st on ApplyTexas.org  Everyone who meets the deadline of December 1 st are put in the scholarship pool and won’t be offered financial aid immediately  Apply for a pin at pin.ed.gov for FAFSA  Complete FAFSA as of January 1, 2015 (must submit to A&M by March 15 th for priority deadline)  A&M code for FAFSA is  Visit scholarships.tamu.edu for more information

8 SCHOLARSHIPS Regents Scholar Program: $20,000 scholarship for first generation college student Family income of $40,000 or less Neither biological or step parent has bachelor’s degree Linked with student success program and must live on campus freshman year --Around 1,100 regent scholars accepted each year (must complete FAFSA by Mar 15)

9 OTHER WAYS TO AGGIELAND  Blinn TEAM (dual enrollment with Blinn) 2 year program through Blinn then fully admitted to A&M; courses at A&M and Blinn Still get perks of A&M student: A&M id, attend games, live on Texas A&M campus  Summer Gateway Program 2 nd session of summer school Take 7 hours of class, 2.0 GPA Admitted for Fall  Transfer Admission Sign up for program at community college/jr college and ensure all courses transfer

10 TEXAS A&M--GALVESTON  Best known for ocean sciences degrees, engineering, transportation, business and liberal arts  Around 2,500 students  Same Aggieland traditions as College Station: Aggie ring and diploma, access to tickets to games  Visit for more information

11 BE EDUCATED ABOUT AGGIELAND  Students—Sign up for Aggiebound.com for all information pertaining to Texas A&M and admissions  Aggieland Saturday—February 14, 2015


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