International Student Information

Admission Requirements

We expect English proficiency, and evidence of research and knowledge of our faculty research expertise. International students are encouraged to request meetings with faculty members of interest to identify research opportunities and funding options with potential advisors before applying to our program.

International applicants whose native language is not English must take a standardized test to demonstrate English proficiency. Check the web page for a complete list of university admissions requirements including the acceptable standardized tests to demonstrate English proficiency. Note that in order to serve as a Graduate Assistant in Teaching, International applicants whose native language is not English must meet English proficiency standards greater than that for admission, using a standardized test TOEFL Essentials, TOEFL Speaking, or IELTS Speaking. For further details see

Other information about application for admission is presented on the following web pages:

International Student Resources

Texas A&M University offers international student resources, with resources for prospective students, current students, and former students.

TAMU International Student Services