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College of Graduate Studies


Domestic applicants

  1. Complete and Submit the online application via
  2. $35 Non-refundable Application Fee
  3. Official Transcripts from all previously attended Colleges and/or Universities. Degrees must be earned from schools that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Transcript policy: All official transcripts and degree certificates submitted to the College of Graduate Studies for admission or credit-transfer purposes become property of Texas A&M University-Kingsville and cannot be returned to the student or forwarded to other institutions.
  4. Students applying for a graduate program in business must submit either a Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) (Code#6822) score or a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score. Students applying for other graduate programs must submit the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (Code#6822. Note: Select closest program if needed) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)(for education majors only, Code#2242). These scores must be received directly from the testing facilities.
  5. Three (3) letters of recommendation are required for students majoring in any doctoral program. Some graduate programs also require letters of recommendation(too be sent directly to the respective department). Please contact your department of interest for more information.
  6. For Students whose educational instruction has not been in the English language and/or whose first or native language is not English:

Proof of English Proficiency - Texas A&M Kingsville requires all applicants, regardless of immigration status, whose educational instruction has not been in the English language and/or whose first or native language is not English, to demonstrate proficiency in English. Texas A&M-Kingsville requires a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based). Students who have completed their entire formal education at the secondary or postsecondary level in the following countries are exempt from the TOEFL requirement: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada (except Quebec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Federated States of Micronesia, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, United Kingdom (all), Trinidad-Tobago and Virgin Islands. Please note: applicants from Puerto Rico, where Spanish is the primary language are required to submit a TOEFL or equivalent.

Admission requirements for any graduate program may vary based on the particular program. For more information on the admission/entrance requirements for specific programs please refer to the graduate student catalog or contact the graduate coordinator of the department for which you are applying. All students should become familiar with the information provided in the graduate catalog.

Please send all your graduate admission requirements and supporting documents to the following mailing address:

College of Graduate Studies
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
700 University Blvd., MSC 118
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202

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