Counselor Connection Update
Texas A&M University – Fall 2017 Admission Decisions
The final round of admission decisions for the fall 2017 freshman admission were released this week by the Office of Admissions at Texas A&M University. It was another extremely competitive year with more than 42,000 applications received by the university. There was also an increase in the number of applicants who qualified for automatic admission - both Top 10% and Academic admits. In addition, more than 27,000 applicants were scored through the holistic review process. Over 19,800 students were offered full admission to the university with approximately 3800 of those coming through holistic review.

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Aggie Gateway to Success (Gateway)
is a summer provisional admission program that gives students a unique chance to gain full admission to the university the following fall semester. Approximately 530 students were given the opportunity to participate in Gateway.

Texas A&M University Blinn TEAM Program (TEAM) is a collaborative admission program between Texas A&M University and Blinn College. Students are co-enrolled at both institutions. 2400 students were selected to be a part of TEAM.

Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Bryan (TEAB) provides students an opportunity to pursue their engineering degree in a co-enrollment program between Texas A&M University and Blinn College-Bryan Campus. 855 students were chosen to participate in TEAB.

Engineering at Galveston (EAG) allows students to begin their engineering studies on the Texas A&M Galveston campus and to complete their engineering degree in College Station as part of the College of Engineering. This year approximately 1200 students were given an opportunity to be a part of EAG.

Engineering at McAllen offers uniquely designed degree options specially tailored to meet the expected engineering needs in the Rio Grande Valley. Student who begin their engineering career through this program are eligible to complete an engineering degree in College Station as part of the College of Engineering. 580 students were given the option to select Engineering at McAllen.

Program for System Admission (PSA) offers students who are denied freshman admission the opportunity to enroll in a Texas A&M system school for one year with the intention of achieving guaranteed transfer admission to Texas A&M College Station upon successful completion of the program. Approximately 10500 students were given the PSA option.

Additional students were denied admission to the university without any admission options.

Please encourage your students to check their admission status on the Applicant Information System (AIS) via Information about accepting an offer and the required next steps will be displayed online.

2017-2018 Admission Season

Texas A&M will begin accepting applications for Fall 2018 beginning JULY 1, 2017. Both the ApplyTexas and Coalition applications will be available July 1. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2017.

Texas A&M will no longer require the essay portions of the SAT or ACT. Scores must be received by December 1 to complete an admission file.

All applicants to the College of Engineering, including those who qualify for automatic admission, will once again be reviewed holistically for placement into the college. Engineering applicants will also have an Early Action Deadline October 15, 2017. Applicants whose admission file is complete by October 15 will be guaranteed an admissions communication in early December. The Early Action Deadline is only for applicants seeking a major in the College of Engineering.
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