Why choose the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering? Beyond our dedication to outstanding education, pioneering research, and impactful Extension activities, we foster a close-knit community. Upon entering our department, you’ll immerse yourself in an inclusive atmosphere that encourages collaboration, personal development, and the pursuit of excellence. With our approachable faculty and staff, we are fully invested in your journey towards success in your chosen field. You won’t be alone on this path—we’ll be here to support you at every stage.
In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences we have aligned our academic advising to better support students during their time at Texas A&M University. We have assembled a diverse and knowledgeable advisor community dedicated to providing our students with high-quality academic advising services. If you are a current student and have questions about your coursework, degree program or progress toward graduation, we encourage you to reach out to one of the advisors in SCTS Advising Center.
Undergraduate Student Admissions
Interested students must submit their application, along with required materials through ApplyTexas or The Coalition. A full list of program requirements can be found on each degree program page. Interested in applying? Reach out to one of our friendly and helpful undergraduate recruiting coordinators to set up an appointment.
Transfer Student Admissions
If you’re looking to transfer into one of our competitive programs from another university or community college, please refer to the following requirements and visit admissions.tamu.edu/apply/transfer for information on how to apply. In order to qualify for transfer, you must have:
With the cost of higher education on the rise, we continue to provide students with affordable and accessible pathways to a college degree. To help us meet our land-grant mission, we are excited to announce new transfer partnerships with Angelina College. To transfer from Angelina College into one of our programs, students must have the program-specific transfer GPA and have completed at least 60 hours of transferable coursework. More information about these transfer partnerships can be found on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences website.
Change of Major
Current Texas A&M University students looking to transfer into our department through a change of major must make a request to the major you want to transfer into by submitting a change of major request form. It is essential to review the requirements before submitting a change of major request. Those requirements can be found on the Change of Major form specific to your degree. You can find application deadlines and Change of Major Forms for our College on the Texas A&M Undergraduate Studies website.
Graduate Student Admissions
Interested graduate students must submit their application, along with required materials through the Texas A&M University EngineeringCAS. A full list of program requirements can be found on each degree program page.
Official TOEFL scores are required for international applicants. Official scores must be sent by ETS directly to Texas A&M University using the school code: 6003. Visit the Graduate and Professional School website for a list of requirements, exemptions, and other useful information regarding the TOEFL/IELTS Exams.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Students at Texas A&M get a world-class education at a reasonable cost—and graduate with far less college-related debt than their peers at other universities. We award over $50,000 in scholarships annually to undergraduate students in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and support graduate students through assistantships and fellowships, travel, and research grants. This funding is made possible by donors and supporters of the department including former students, family and friends, former faculty, and industry sponsors.
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