How to Apply
High school seniors interested in Gateway must apply to Texas A&M University via the regular freshman admission process (http://admissions.tamu.edu/freshman/apply)
Participants in the Texas A&M Gateway Program are selected by the Office of Admissions as part of the regular freshman admission process. There is no way to apply directly to the Gateway program.
Typical summer rules
Gaining Full Admission:
To successfully complete the AGS program and gain full admission into Texas A&M University, Gateway students must:
Complete the 2 assigned core curriculum courses
Complete 2 Gateway Learning Community Courses
Earn at least a 2.0 average and no failing grades
Comply with the Aggie Code of Honor by committing no acts of scholastic dishonesty
Once Gateway students successfully complete the AGS program they will achieve full admission. With the support and guidance of the advising staff, students may begin the process to change to a permanent major. Gateway students are permitted to remain in General Studies for up to 2 semesters*. They are free to participate in the Aggie experience like any other undergraduate student at Texas A&M through student activities, on-campus organizations, etc.
* General Studies (GEST) is the University’s transition (temporary) major.