Application Process

Nomination from Home University
Exchange students must be approved by exchange program coordinator at the student’s home university.

Welcome Email with Instructions
Students will receive a welcome email from Texas A&M Education Abroad with application instructions.

TAMU Online Application
Exchange students must complete the Texas A&M online application for incoming exchange students.
  • The exchange applicant will upload all completed application documents to the online Texas A&M exchange application.
  • It is recommended that students do not finalize travel arrangements until the J-1 student visa has been issued by the US Embassy/Consulate.
  • Questions related to the application procedures should go to the Education Abroad Incoming Exchange team at
  • Questions related to Mays Business School should go to the Center for International Business Studies at

TAMU Calendar
View the Academic Calendar and the Final Exam Schedule.

Exchange Handbook
Review the Exchange Handbook for information about studying at Texas A&M University as an exchange student.

On-Campus Housing
For available on-campus housing, visit You cannot apply for on-campus housing until after you have been accepted and received your UIN.

Off-Campus Housing
Visit The Eagle’s Apartment Guide here. Includes important phone numbers, websites, and tips for life in Aggieland.

Making Payments
Please note that Texas A&M University does not accept Visa credit card for payment of housing application deposit, housing fees, health insurance fees, or any other fees paid via Student Business Services on campus.  Exchange students should apply for a Master Card, American Express, or other major credit card.  Again, Visa credit card is not accepted for payment of Texas A&M University fees.