Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi offers 44 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs through its seven schools and colleges. Amongst the degrees offered are certificate, associate, bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees in various popular fields like accounting, computer science and engineering, to name a few. Its unparalleled MBA program is a coveted choice among International candidates which makes the institute a prestigious name in the US Education System.
the Fall intake of 2018, a total of 9,053 undergraduate applications were received for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi admissions. All the applicants were offered admissions at an acceptance rate of around 87%, where 26% of them got enrolled. This reflects that the institute is a lightly competitive university to get into provided that the student has an impressive GPA and a decent overall profile.
Some of the salient points to be noted when seeking admission at the institute are as listed below.
|Application Portal||Online portal at ApplyTexas|
|Application Fee||Undergraduate: 75 USD|
Graduate: 70 USD
|Mode of Payment||MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover, Check or Money order|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Spring, and Summer|
|Work Experience||Required for only a few graduate programs|
|Financial aid||Private loans, grants, graduate assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships are available|
The university provides a plethora of courses for international students and offers admissions to them in several intakes during the year. The priority deadlines for some of the programs are listed below.
|Deadlines||International MBA||Nurse educator (MSN)||Accounting||Computer Science||Geospatial Systems Engineering, M.S.|
|Fall||May 1||May 15||Not offered||June 15||August 1|
|Spring||September 1||November 15||Not offered||December 8||November 1|
June 15 (summer II)
|May 15||Summer I: April 28|
Summer II: May 15
Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi classifies an applicant who is not a permanent citizen of the United States or who is not a citizen of the United States or who holds a non-traditional visa type as an international applicant. Visa types that qualify applicants as international students include F-1/F-22: student visa, J-1/J-2: exchange visitor visa, and the H-4/H1-B: specialty occupation visa.
The requirements that an international candidate must meet include the following.
Application portal: Undergraduate and graduate applicants: ApplyTexas application
Application fee: International Undergraduate: 75 USD, graduate applicants: 70-100 USD
Basic Admission requirements: To be considered eligible for the university admissions as international students, these requirements must be met:
Post acceptance requirements:
International students are required to prove a certain level of their competencies in speaking, listening, writing, and reading the English language. These tests include the TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent minimum scores for which are as compiled below.
However, there are few exceptions to these language requirements. They are for applicants who have:
After enrolment, the International Student Services Coordinator generates an I-20 for admitted students. To get the I-20 and other immigration documents, applicants are to access the official website. Students are then to complete the 1-901 Fee Form and pay the 200 USD SEVIS fee.
When the SEVIS fee is paid, students will take the payment receipt, official letter of admission to their I-20 to the U.S. Embassy located in their country. Issuance of the F1 visa to study in the USA will be done which will enable the student to enter the United States
Admitted international students are required to provide and submit directly to the University Health Center, documentations from a U.S. health care provider of a negative TB skin test (Mantoux tuberculin test), or negative chest X-ray. More so, a chest x-ray is required of students with a history of positive TB skin tests. A skin test is also required even if a student possesses a BCG (Bacille Calmette-Guerin) vaccine. Students in nursing, the clinical laboratory science track in biomedical sciences, and education programs must meet specific immunization requirements.
To be able to register for classes, students are expected to be covered by the Texas A&M University System's student health insurance plan, otherwise, show proof of equivalent insurance coverage.
The institute offers undergraduate admissions into Accounting, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Geology, Economics, and Psychology. All applications must be done online as no paper application is accepted.
Application portal: Online application at the official webpage
Application fee: Non-refundable and non-transferable fee of 75 USD
Applicants to departments such as education programs, nursing, and the clinical laboratory science facet of biomedical sciences must meet specific immunization requirements. Moreover, International freshmen are required to submit all required items and documents to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Office of Recruitment and Admissions, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5774, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5774, USA.
Texas A&M University -Corpus Christi offers graduate admissions into Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Nursing, Geospatial Systems Engineering, and Public Administration for international candidates seeking to study in the USA. Graduate application selectively requires tests such as GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, TOEFL, and/or IELTS.
Application portal: All graduate applications are done through the Apply Texas Application
Application fee: 70-100 USD
Below are some requirements for admission into some popular degree programs at the organization. [xxvi] [xxvii] [xxviii] [xxix] [xxx]
|Requirements||International MBA||Nurse Educator (MSN)||Accounting||Computer science||Geospatial Systems Engineering|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable) in USD||70||70||70||70||70|
|Essay||Required (Minimum of 500 words)||Required||Required||Required||Required|
|GMAT/GRE||GMAT or GRE required||Not required||GMAT or GRE required||GRE required||GRE required|
|Work Experience||Not required||Required if available||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|CV/resume||Required||Required||Texas A&MRequired||Required||Not required|
|Recommendations||Not required||Three recommendation||Two letters of recommendation||Not required||Two letters of recommendations|
To gain automatic admission into the university without minimum SAT or ACT score requirements, applicants must graduate in the top 25% of their high school class and complete the required pre-college curriculum. Nevertheless, they are still required to submit official scores on one of the tests to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions. The admission decisions for freshmen can be as regular, conditional admission or denial. Nevertheless, students can still apply as transfer students or reapply for a future term.
After admission, freshmen are subject to the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) and Islander Launch to determine course selections and the International Student Services Coordinator generates an I-20 for them so they can process their Visa documents.