Future Students

Office of Admissions

International Exchange Students


Before applying as an Exchange Student at TAMUK, you must check with our Office of International Studies & Programs (OISP).  

International Exchange student applicants are required to submit the following items for admission purposes:

  1. A completed Application for Admission, including the $50 application fee. The ApplyTexas International  Transfer Application is available online at GoApplyTexas.org.
  2. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 61 (Internet-based) or 500 (Paper-based) is the university minimum requirement. A higher score of 79/550 is required for all applicants to programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering. This score must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Services (ETS) and dated within two (2) years of enrollment. Residual (Institutional) TOEFL exams taken at another institution will not be accepted. TOEFL(Code#6822) See a list of TOEFL alternatives.
  3. Official transcript from the most recent institution attended, in English and the native language of the country in which it was issued.
  4. Once admitted, Exchange Students will coordinate with the OISSS for the appropriate immigration paperwork.

Exchange Students are admitted for one year only, or for the length of time approved through the official Exchange Agreement. If an Exchange Student wishes to pursue a degree at TAMUK, they must follow the appropriate admission application procedures. Please refer to the appropriate section above for this information.