Today, the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University has achieved national and international prominence as the largest and most complex department of animal science in the nation. As part of its land grant mission, the department strives to meet the needs of all citizens by providing outstanding teaching, research and Extension programs.
Undergraduate Student Admissions
Incoming Freshman Admissions
Interested students must submit their application, along with required materials through ApplyTexas or The Coalition. Students interested in applying to the Higher Education Center at McAllen should submit through The Coalition for admission consideration. A full list of program requirements can be found on each degree program page.
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. There are different requirements for each track within the B.S. Animal Science Degree. A full list of the requirements for each option can be found below.
Change of Major Admissions
Current Texas A&M University students looking to transfer into our department through a change of major, must if you plan to change majors, you must make a request to the academic college, department or major you want to transfer into by submitting change of major request form. It is essential to review the change of major 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 GraduateCAS. A full list of program requirements can be found on each degree program page.
Readmission into Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
Students who were previously enrolled in a degree-granting program at Texas A&M and did not complete their program of study can apply for readmission to the university. For more information on readmission to Texas A&M University, visit admissions.tamu.edu/apply/readmit.
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. This funding is made possible by donors and supporters of the department including former students, family and friends, former faculty and industry sponsors.
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 Animal Science Advisors.
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