International Admissions

International Admissions

Texas A&M University-Texarkana strives for excellence in its global engagement efforts and offers world-class educational experience to international students. Our scenic university located in Northeast Texas offers impressive degrees within the College of Business, Engineering, and Technology and the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education.  Faculty and staff’s dedication to academic excellence, student success, and community leadership helps create an environment that places TAMUT as the premier institute of higher education in the Ark-La-Tex region.  Our growth as an institution is enhanced by the interactions between our global and domestic community. 

The International Student Services staff is available to assist international students to become a part of A&M-Texarkana.

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International Admission Requirements

Freshman are required to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement and meet one of the following to be admitted to the university:

  • Have a composite ACT score of 21 or better
  • Have a minimum combined SAT (prior to March 2016) of 980
  • Have a minimum combined SAT (March 2016 or later) of 1060
  • Have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 GPA Scale

 Transfer students are required to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement and the following:

  • any post secondary transferable credit in a full term (Fall or Spring) after high school completion.  If a student only attends the summer term immediately following high school completion they will still be considered a freshman and;
  • 2.0 grade point average (GPA) or higher

Graduate students will need to contact the program coordinator of the program they are applying to for admission criteria.

How to Apply


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Proof of Language Proficiency

International applicants must be adequately proficient in English to pursue a course of study at the university. The following satisfy the university’s language proficiency requirement:

  • Have a minimum PTE Score of 50, or
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 71 iBT, or
  • A minimum SAT Critical Reading (Verbal) score of 500 -testing prior to March 2016, or
  • A minimum SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Test Score of 480-testing on or after March 1, 2016, or
  • A minimum ACT English score of 19, or
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 overall band, or
  • A minimum score of 105, or
  • Must have completed Eng 1301 and Eng 1302 , at a U.S. institution, with a grade of “C” or better, or
  • Must have completed all four years in a high school within the U.S., or
  • Transferred in with at least 48 credit hours from an English speaking country/program or
  • Are a citizen of American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada (except Quebec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Federated States of Micronesia, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad/Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom


Submit ACT/SAT Scores (Optional for students admitted with at least 2.75 high school GPA or 2.0 transfer GPA)

Credit Evaluation

Official transcripts can be sent directly to for evaluation. Transcripts must come directly from school/university/college. Transcripts or evaluations sent directly from the student will not be accepted. Third party evaluation are accepted from NACES or AICES members.

Financial Guarantee

Financial Guarantee Form

I20 Information

I20 Request Form

If you have any questions concerning the international admission process please contact


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Phone: (903) 223-3000