MS/MRE Application Instructions

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

Please click here for a list of application deadlines for 2023 entry.


  • Application submitted electronically using BusinessCAS online application. All deadlines are at 11:59 pm ET. Application deadlines are program-specific.
    • Click here to access the application for MS Finance, and the MS-Accounting and Masters in Real Estate programs’ Spring application
    • The application for all other programs that start in Fall and Summer 2023 are available here.
  • Application fee paid via credit card when the online application is submitted.
  • Transcripts
    • Unofficial transcripts are accepted for the initial review process; if admitted, official scores will be required.
    • Upload a transcript from each senior-level post-secondary institution. Also, include one copy of the transcript key from each institution.
    • File size should not exceed 15mb. 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 ( comprehensive course evaluation.
      • In your BusinessCAS application, you will be prompted to submit a WES evaluation and will be provided instructions on how.
      • Students applying to MS Accounting and MS Analytics are exempt from this requirement
  • Three letters of recommendation
    • For most programs, 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 MS Business and MS Management Information Systems programs will not accept letters of recommendation submitted outside of the BusinessCAS online system.
    • The MS Analytics program only requires two letters of recommendation
    • The MS Finance program only requires two letters of recommendation, one personal and one academic.
  • Essay questions are included in the application and are program-specific. In the online application, you will answer all essay questions in one document and upload under the “Personal Statement” section.
  • Professional résumé which details 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 should refer to specific international instructions below for further information. Check with the program for test requirements.


Entrepreneurial Leadership
Finance, Quantitative Finance
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management for Professionals
Management Information Systems
Real Estate


  • Enter your name as shown on your passport to avoid immigration and processing problems.
  • Your international mailing address must be provided in the online application.
  • English Language Proficiency
    • Please enter the unofficial scores in the online application.
    • Scores must be within two years of the date of the exam. The University’s requirements are:
      • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Mays MS/MRE programs require a minimum TOEFL score of 100 for Internet based, 600 for paper-based, 250 for computer-based. Additional contact information can be found at Send official TOEFL score to Texas A&M code 6003.
      • TOEFL Essentials Mays MS/MRE programs require a minimum TOEFL Essentials score of 10. Additional information can be found at
      • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Mays MS/MRE programs require a minimum score of 7.0. Additional information can be found at .
      • English language proficiency test waiver (Texas A&M University criteria). This requirement can be waived by meeting one of the following criteria:
        • score of 146 on the GRE verbal section (current scoring model)
        • score of 400 on the GRE verbal section (previous scoring model)
        • score of 22 on the GMAT verbal section
        • by earning 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, most programs 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.
      • To obtain this report, please follow the instructions in the second Quadrant of the BusinessCAS application and follow the instructions for ordering a course-by-course evaluation. Please send an electronic report by designating Texas A&M University Mays Business School within the WES website.
      • Students applying to MS Accounting and MS Analytics are exempt from this requirement.
    • 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. If you are offered admission and plan to enroll, you’ll be able to submit all required documents for the student visa process at that time.

Admission Deposits
Students admitted to the following MS programs will be required to submit a deposit to hold a seat in the class. Instructions on submitting the deposit will be communicated by the program after offers of admission are extended.