Getting in

We welcome your application. You can take pride in knowing that Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi upholds the highest selection standards in South Texas.

Take the first steps to becoming an Islander at

Apply Texas

1. Apply Online.

2. Submit the $40 application fee 
($75 for International Students).

3. If you are applying as a freshman, have your high school send an official transcript to the Office of Recruitment & Admissions:

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Office of Recruitment & Admissions
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5774
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5774

4. If you have prior college credits, have those colleges send official transcripts to the Office of Recruitment & Admissions.

5.Have SAT or ACT scores sent directly to the University.

The codes are: SAT, 0366; ACT, 4045.

Priority Application Dates

Your application, application fee, transcripts, test scores, and all documentation must be received by the Office of Recruitment & Admissions by:

Fall Semester: March 1
Deadline: July 1
*International Students: May 1

Spring Semester: November 1
*International Students: September 1

Summer Sessions: April 1
*International Students: February 1

Admission Requirements

All first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public, Texas four-year institution are required to meet one of the following college readiness standards:

Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; 


Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-21, Mathematics-22, and Science-24) on the ACT assessment; 


Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

Applicants must meet the following 
high school unit requirements:

Freshmen Requirements

Identifies course required to satisfy curriculum unit. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi admission requirements are in compliance with and are subject to change according to the regulations outlined in Texas Education Code (TEC) section 51.803 - 51.809. Under the State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy.