Office of Admissions

Graduate Admissions Process

1. Complete the online application for admission to Texas A&M University-San Antonio through GradCAS:

For more information, please contact Graduate Admissions:



1. Send all official transcripts to GradCAS(undergraduate and graduate course work) from every prior college/university attended.

2. Applicants must be awarded a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution before admission into a graduate program can occur. Degrees received must be posted on the transcript of the awarding institution.

Students may be processed with a letter of degree completion from their degree-awarding institution. Not all students are eligible for this process. Please see the attached handout for more information on being processed with a Letter of Degree Completion.

3. Applicants must have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.6 on a 4.0 scale, or have an average of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.

4. Students admitted must also submit official Graduate Test Scores (GMAT, GRE, MAT) by the mid-semester of their first application term of graduate courses to register for subsequent semesters.

  • To determine the test and score required for each program, refer to the University Catalog. Scores are valid for five years.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (International Students)

1. Complete an International Admissions Application 

  • Money Order of non-refundable Application fee of $69.00 is required.

2. Provide U.S. Official Transcripts

  • Submit the original transcripts from all of the universities that you had attended in the U.S.
  • If your transcripts are not from a U.S. school, your transcripts must be evaluated by a Credential Evaluation Service.  
  • Do NOT submit a foreign transcript; we ONLY need the foreign credential evaluation.
  •  For more information on how to submit your transcript via  GradCAS. 

3. English Proficiency Requirements


Exams codes for A&M-San Antonio are as follows :

  • TOEFL 6712, GRE 6712, GMAT 7B7-9D-05, MAT 3031.
  • TOEFL Waiver Eligibility-Please click here.
  • Note: Students may require additional documents or test scores that need to be submitted for admission purposes. Therefore, check with the Office of International Affairs.


Non-Degree or Certificate Seeking Students

  • Are considered transient and are admitted for one semester. If continued enrollment is desired, students must contact their program advisor. 
  • Are not eligible for financial assistance.

Steps for applying as a Non-Degree Seeking

1. Apply on GradCas with the "Non-Degree Seeking or Certification Seeking Graduate" application.

2. Within the application you will be asked to choose which college you intend to take courses within. The question will be something similar to the example below.

"What is your area of interest or specialization:"

College of Business

College of Arts & Sciences – English

College of Education – Counseling and Guidance

College of Education – Kinesiology

College of Education – All Other

*** *For students applying to take courses towards the following certifications: Teacher Certification, Superintendent Certification, Principal Certification, Reading Specialist Certification, or Educational Diagnostician Certification, please choose the “College of Education – all Other” option on the application.


Fall Semester: July 15th

Spring Semester: December 5th

Summer Semester: May 5th

The application will not be accepted after deadline dates. Supporting documents to complete admission files can be submitted through GradCAS.  Applications that are not completed by the deadline will not be processed for an admission decision for that application term and will be withdrawn by the university. Application deadlines are subject to change and do not reflect, nor guarantee, preferred course offerings will be available.  Please email for questions.


Readmission applications can be submitted at GradCAS.

      • Students must apply for readmission after an absence of one year.

      • Returning students who have attended other institutions since they were last enrolled must submit current official transcripts from each institution attended.

      • Students who were previously conditionally accepted pending their test scores will need to submit their test scores prior to evaluation.