Note: This site was designed with Cascading Stylesheets for layout & design. You are seeing this note either because those Stylesheets didn't reach your machine or because you are using an outdated browser. You may only view the raw textual content of this site. In order to view, use, and enjoy this site to the fullest please download a browser that support current web standards.Text Only NavigationBypass navigation jump to page content
To be considered for admission into business graduate studies at Texas A&M International University, an
applicant must submit the following information to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research:
All documents must be translated into English.
Application for Graduate Admission
Complete the Application for Graduate Admissions online at www.applytexas.org. (Application for Graduate Admissions section)
Graduate Application Fee
Payments can be made either by cash, check, money order, credit card, or online payment. Payments are accepted at TAMIUís Business Office, located in room 137 of the
University Success Center (USC). Applicants paying by mail, please make your check or money order payable to Texas A&M International University (no cash or credit card
information) and send it with the Graduate Application
Fee Payment form to:
All applications must be received by the appropriate deadline. (Graduate Application Fee section)
Official transcript(s) (Translated into English) from each college/university attended
To be considered official, the transcript(s) must be certified by a University official, have the school seal, and be delivered in a sealed
University envelope directly from the issuing institution(s) to TAMIUís Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Degree must be posted on the transcript.
Transcripts are not returned.
Official Certificate of Graduation
Official certificate of graduation (or official provisional certificate) indicating the degree completed and translated to English. To be
considered official, this document must be submitted in a sealed university envelope directly from the issuing institution to TAMIUís Office of Graduate Studies
GMAT or GRE test scores
Test scores must be received directly from Educational Testing Services (ETS) and must be dated within five years of applicantís intended semester
of enrollment. TAMIUís institution code is 6838. No admission decision will be made prior to receipt of a GMAT or GRE score.
TOEFL test scores*
Test scores must be received directly from ETS. TOEFL test must be dated within two years of applicantís intended semester of enrollment. TAMIUís
institutuion code is 6838. TOEFL exemptions include any of the following:
One year of full-time academic studies at an accredited U.S. college or university with satisfactory grades
When English is the official language of the applicantís country
GRE Verbal score of 400 or higher taken within five years of enrollment
GMAT Verbal score of 22 or higher taken within five years of enrollment
Completion of Level Six with a grade of B or better from the International Language Institute at TAMIU
One-page typed statement of purpose
Student narrative (minimum 300 words) indicating your accomplishments, experiences and future career aspirations that have influenced you to pursue a business graduate
degree at TAMIU, as well as, the role your immediate family has played in your decision to pursue business graduate studies. (This portion can be typed online when you complete your application for graduate admissions.)
Two letters of recommendation
Recommendations must be from individuals who are qualified to assess the applicantís readiness for graduate studies. The writer must indicate
he/she is aware the applicant is applying for business graduate studies and must elaborate on why he/she feels the applicant would make an ideal
candidate for business graduate studies. The body of each letter must be at least 200 words. We prefer that at least one of the letters be from
a former professor; the other letter may be from a current or most recent supervisor. However, if an applicant has been out of school
for some time and is unable to obtain a letter from a former professors, then both recommendation letters from recent supervisors will be appropriate.
Resume must outline applicantís education, work experience, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, honors and achivements, etc.
Letter of Sponsorship
A Letter of Sponsorship is required from the party who will financially support the applicant during pursuit of degree. The letter should certify the
sponsor's commitment to pay the educational, living, health, and personal expenses of the applicant until completion of the degree. A sponsor may be
the student, student's parents or a third party organization. The sponsor's letter must be dated within six months of the first enrollment according
to dates listed on the
Financial Statement (Sponsor Letter Example)
Accompanying the letter of sponsorship must be a bank statement certifying that the sponsor has sufficient funds as indicated in the
Financial Statement form (stated in U.S. dollars) and dated within six months of the first enrollment.
Minimum Bank statement amount information may be obtained from the
Financial Statement form.
Medical Insurance Coverage
The University requires each international student (Non-U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident) to have mandatory health insurance coverage while
in the U.S.
You should enroll in the
University Plan, Associated Insurance Plans International, Inc. This coverage is the same for all Texas A&M University System schools. You must
enroll immediately upon arriving on campus or by phone at 1-800-452-5772.
You must provide evidence of comparable policy coverage before the first class day . The coverage must meet all of these requirements 1)
Basic Benefit coverage for Injury or a Sickness, or Basic Benefits and Major Medical coverage for Injury or a sickness; 2) Repatriation of remains
3)Medical evacuation; and 4) Maximum deductible of $250 "In-Network Treatment" for each individual or $500 per person for "Out-Of-Network Treatment",
per policy year. All requests for substitutions for the university coverage must include an English translation of the policy from the insurance
company. Please check the Web Site for complete details on coverage requirements.
Immigration documents such as passport, I-94 and I-20 ID must be carried at all times. This is in compliance with the Immigration and Nationality Act,
December 24, 1952, Section 264(e). Contact the Department of International Student Services for additional information at 326-2282 or at the office
located in PH301.
Submission of the application alone does not meet the deadline requirement. Application files will not be evaluated for admission until all of the
required documentation has been submitted.
Application material must be received and processed by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research before files can be forwarded to the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Businessís
Graduate Admissions Committee for review.
Applicants are notified of admission decision via letter from the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Upon completion of the application process, successful applicants will be issued an I-20 by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research
Admission to a degree program is valid for the applicantís intended semester of enrollment. If the applicant is not able to enroll for the given
semester, the applicant may request a deferment for the subsequent semester.
Upon receiving an I-20 form, international applicants must make an appointment with a U.S. Consulate to request a Student Visa (F-1) for entry into the
Appointment information and visa documentation requirements are available at the
U.S. Department of State's travel Web Site
Students who are officially admitted to the University may register for courses. A registration period is held for each academic semester and for each
summer session. Registration dates are posted on the Universityís
Academic Calendar or on the
SSB Home Page
Class schedules may be viewed for terms in active registration periods trough the following link:
TAMIU Class Schedules. This link will also provide pertinent information on the semester academic calendar, deadlines for payment, methods
of payment, etc.
International Students must first meet with the Foreign Student Advisor for registration clearance. You must present your stamped
I-20, copy of your visa, and any other INS documentation you may have. It is at this point that you will be required to submit proof of health
insurance. Once cleared, you may proceed to visit with the Graduate Advisor.
First-time students must visit the
Graduate Advisor to review specific requirements on the studentís particular degree plan (such as foundation courses) and
clarification on any admission conditions that were imposed on the student. Graduate Advisor can check on any registration holds and direct the student
to appropriate office for waiver/clearance of those holds. Once holds have been waived or cleared, the Graduate Advisor will assist the student with
the selection of classes for the semester.