To be considered for admission into a graduate program by the TAMIU Graduate School, you must meet the following minimum requirements below as well as the requirements of the individual graduate program to which you are applying. Visit our Graduate Programs to discover your specific degree requirements afterwards.

Track your application status after applying.


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Complete and submit your application for Graduate Admission via ApplyTexas. This allows us to open your student admission file.
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*Pay your application fee Online
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*Submit official, stamped, and sealed University/College transcripts from all previous institutions with a posted Bachelor's degree from a University/College of recognized standing. College/University transcripts must be delivered to TAMIU directly from the granting institution to be considered official.  TAMIU transcripts are not required.

 Additional Requirements for International Students*

*Students who are not United States Citizens, United States Permanent Residents, or have studies outside of the United States.
Students in Zaffirini Success Center.
Admission Requirements
  • Official Certificate of Graduation
    • ex.: titulo
  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
    • TOEFL Minimum Score: 79
    • IELTS Minimum Score: 6.5
    • Students seeking admission into our doctoral program are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 100 or an IELTS minimum overall score of 7.0.
Visa Requirements
  • Bank Statement
  • Copy of Current Visa
  • Copy of I-20
  • Financial Statement Form
  • International Student Transfer Form
For detailed information, visit our Office of International Engagement

Preferred Admission Deadlines

Domestic Students
  • Fall Semester - July 1st
  • Spring Semester - November 1st
  • Summer I - April 1st
  • Summer II - May 1st
International Students
  • Fall Semester - June 1st
  • Spring Semester - October 1st
  • Summer I - March 1st
  • Summer II - April 1st
Graduate Students in the School of Business with textbooks.
Some programs have their own admission deadlines, including Counseling Psychology, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, and our Ph.D in International Business.

Accelerated Online Programs Deadlines

Deadlines Table
Term Application Document Registration Payment
Fall 2020 Subterm I August 10 August 17 August 19 August 21
Fall 2020 Subterm II October 5 October 12 October 14 October 16
Spring 2021 Subterm I January 5 January 12 January 13 January 15
Spring 2021 Subterm II March 8 March 15 March 17 March 22
Summer 2021 Subterm I May 3 May 10 May 12 May 14
Summer 2021 Subterm II June 21 June 28 June 30 July 2

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime-reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  The Report also contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by TAMIU or a recognized student organization, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. Statistics of all reported fires occurring inside On-Campus Student Housing Facilities are also provided for the three most recent calendar years. The Report is available at http://www.tamiu.edu/clery.pdf.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which contains the above information, you can stop by the University Police Department, 5201 University Boulevard, Laredo, TX 78041, or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 956-326-2100.

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020