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First-Year Admissions

Calling all Future Jaguars!

Your dream of attending college can be a reality! Let your First-Year Admissions team help you through the enrollment process. An Admissions Counselor will be assigned to you and your school to help you through your journey of becoming a Jaguar!

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Application Process

The application process for First-Year students is listed in the steps below. However, if you have any questions about one of the steps, an Admissions Counselor is only a phone call or email away to assist you at any time in your journey.


1. Go to BecomeAJaguar.com to create a profile and begin the application process.

2. Pay the $30 application fee and submit your application.

3. Upload or send your official high school transcripts and any college transcripts (if applicable) to the Office of Admissions.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Office of Admissions
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

4. Submit your SAT or ACT test scores to the Office of Admissions (optional*).

*According to state law, all students are required to take the TSIA 2 exam to assess college readiness. By submitting your SAT or ACT test scores, you could become exempt from TSIA 2. Students should check with their high school to see when the TSIA 2 exam will be offered. You can also take the TSIA 2 at the Testing Center on campus.

 

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s admissions criteria is based on several factors. Automatic admission is granted to students who graduate or will graduate from an accredited U.S. high school and meet one of the following:

Class Rank / GPA

SAT Composite Test Score

ACT Composite Test Score

Top 25% of high school class

SAT score is not required for admission*

ACT score is not required for admission*

Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

SAT score is not required for admission*

ACT score is not required for admission*

No minimum GPA required

1020 / 1100 or higher

22 or higher 

Important Dates:

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Spring 2023

Priority Application Deadline - October 1 Final Application Deadline - December 1

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Summer 2023

Priority Application Deadline - April 1 Final Application Deadline - April 30

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Fall 2023

Priority Application Deadline - January 15 Final Application Deadline - June 30

Have Questions? Let's Connect!

As you make your way through the enrollment process questions will come up!

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these commonly asked question from previous students! If you have a question that still needs to be answered, let's talk! Call the Welcome Center at 210-784-1300.

  • What majors do you offer?

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    Great question! Check out the Academic page below to see what each college currently offers. Have questions about a program? Let's connect by calling the Welcome Center at 210-784-1300.
  • How do I pay for college? And what resources do you offer at A&M-SA?

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    Many first time college students have the same questions! Texas A&M University-San Antonio has boundless opportunities for Financial Aid and Scholarships. It's the Jaguar Excellence Guarantee with 98% of students receiving financial aid and 73% pay $0 for tuition.
  • Do you have any suggestions on high school curriculum?

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    The State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy (Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803-51.809) requires that all students meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible to be considered for admission at a Texas four-year public institution: Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school program or complete the portion of the program that was available to them; or Out-of-State applicants and students who did not complete a Recommended or Distinguished diploma type must meet the high school course curriculum requirements of the State of Texas as follows: English, Language Arts - 4 credits (English I, II, III, IV) Mathematics - 4 credits (Must include Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry or Advanced Math) Science - 4 credits (These might include Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Advanced Science) Social Studies - 4 credits (Courses will be World History, World Geography, U.S. History since Reconstruction and two .5 credit courses, U.S. Government and Economics.) Language other than English - 2 credits (Must take courses in the same language.) Physical Education - 1 credit All students are required to complete Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and Texas A&M University-San Antonio testing requirements. All students attending a public institution must take an assessment or be exempt from assessment prior to enrolling in college level courses.
  • What if I am a Freshman Transfer student? What are those requirements?

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    Transfer students with 29 transferable hours or less must complete the first-year admissions process as well as submit all transcripts from any university or college attended while in enrolled in high school.