MS/MRE Application Instructions

TEXAS A&M GRADUATE STUDENTS CURRENTLY ENROLLED

Students currently enrolled in a graduate program at Texas A&M, contact the appropriate Mays Department MS/MRE Coordinator for application instructions.

A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES:

  • Application submitted electronically using ApplyYourself online application. All
    deadlines are at 11:00 pm CST (or midnight EST). Application deadlines are program-specific.
  • Application fee
    • Fee must be paid via credit card when online application is submitted.

US Citizens: $50
International: $90

  • Transcripts
    • Upload a low-resolution black and white photocopy of your transcript from each senior-level post-secondary institution. Also, include one copy of the transcript key from each institution.
    • File size should not exceed 4mb. Decreasing the dpi to 150-200 should compress file size if needed.
    • PDF is preferred, but additional formats are accepted (.doc, .wpd, .rtf, .xls, or .txt).
    • Preview your uploaded transcript to ensure it’s legible.
    • Applicants with international transcripts are required to submit a WES (wes.org) course-by-course evaluation.

Official transcripts will be required if admitted.

  • Three letters of recommendation.
    • Three recommendations are required. Recommendations are submitted electronically via the online application system. These letters should be written narratives by individuals who can address your responsibilities and skills, professional potential, motivation, and the potential impact of the program on the development of your career (e.g. professors, supervisors).
    • The Management Information Systems (MS-MIS) and Business (MS-Business) program will not accept letters of recommendation submitted outside of the ApplyYourself online system.
    • The Finance program (MS-FINC) only requires two (2) letters of recommendation, one personal and one academic.
  • Essay questions
    • Essay questions are included in the application and are program-specific.
  • Professional résumé
    • The résumé should detail your professional work experience and managerial responsibilities.
  • GRE or GMAT scores
    • Unofficial scores are accepted and strongly encouraged for the initial review process (if admitted, official scores will be required).
      GRE code is 6003
      GMAT code is 7B7-K9-03
      GMAT scores can also be sent electronically to “Texas A&M University-College Station-Mays Business School-MS Programs”
    • International Applicants:
      Refer to specific international instructions below for further information. Check with the program for test requirements.
  • Admission Deposits
    • Students admitted to the following MS programs will be required to submit a deposit of $500 to hold a seat in the class. Instructions on submitting the deposit will be communicated by the program after offers of admission are extended.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Accounting
t-zimmerman@tamu.edu
979.845.9679
Business
msbusiness@mays.tamu.edu
979-845-2440
Finance
a-hayes@mays.tamu.edu
979.458.3217
Human Resource Management
MS-HRM@mays.tamu.edu
979.845.4851
Management Information Systems
INFOStudentServices@mays.tamu.edu
979.845.0811
Marketing
ms-mktg@mays.tamu.edu
979.845.5801
Real Estate
adegelman@mays.tamu.edu
979.845.4858

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS

Enter your name as shown on your passport to avoid immigration and processing problems.

INTERNATIONAL SECTION (within online application)

Complete the International Section within the online application and include your international address.

TOEFL and IELTS (no official scores required unless admitted to a program)

  • Unofficial scores typed within the Test Score section of the application. Mailed official score sheets are not needed.
  • Scores must be within two years of the date of the exam. The University’s requirements are:
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) a minimum score of 6.0. Additional information can be found at http://www.ielts.org/ . There is not an institutional code for use with the IELTS examination; therefore, please send official score to:
Data & Research Services
Texas A&M University
4239 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4239
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Mays MS/MRE programs require a minimum TOEFL requirement of 600 for paper, 250 for computer, or 100 for Internet based. Additional contact information can be found at http://www.ets.org/toefl/. Send official TOEFL score to Texas A&M code 6003.
    • TOEFL Waiver (Texas A&M University criteria). This requirement can be waived by meeting one of the following criteria:
      • score of = 400 on the GRE verbal section (previous scoring model)
      • score of = 146 on the GRE verbal section (current scoring model)
      • score of = 22 on the GMAT verbal section
      • by receiving a baccalaureate degree with all four years of attendance at a U.S. college or university

Note: Individual graduate programs within Mays Business School may have a higher requirement. Please refer to departmental websites for further information.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSCRIPTS

  • For students receiving undergraduate degrees outside of the United States, we require submission of a professional credential evaluation report. The purpose of this evaluation is to assist our admissions committee in accurately understanding and interpreting a student’s academic credentials. *Students applying to MS Accounting and MS-Marketing are exempt from this requirement.
    • To obtain this report, please visit wes.org and follow the instructions for ordering a basic course-by-course evaluation. Please send an electronic report by designating Texas A&M University Mays Business School within the WES website.
  • Degree equivalencies: Holding an accredited baccalaureate degree of at least four (4) years from a college, institution, or university of recognized standing, or its equivalent, guarantees consideration for admission.

IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS

  • Do not send financial statements, visas, etc. They are not used and will not be added to the electronic application.