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BSc. Marine Biology

Doctorado (ISCED 2011 nivel 8)


Duración 8 semesters
Costo Non-Texas Resident: $39,470, Texas Reside: $12,128

This undergraduate program gives students the opportunity to study a diverse curriculum in the ideal location of Galveston Bay, which offers the chance for endless hands-on field and lab work. The courses are tailored to give students a solid foundational knowledge while allowing students to pursue their specific interests within this popular field. Students will have a plethora of options for electives, which can even allow them to pursue biomedical or veterinary degree programs. 

This highly sought degree allows students to couple the instruction from world-renowned professors with limitless hands-on opportunities. The coursework builds quickly from the basics, allowing for students to use a strong science foundation as a springboard into some truly fascinating elective courses to suit individual interests.

Componentes estructurales
Entrenamiento de embarcaciones
Socios de la industria
Escuelas de verano
Prácticas profesionales/experiencia laboral
Entrenamiento de laboratorio
Trabajo práctico/ de campo
Proyecto de investigación

Proceso de aplicación

    • Scholarships are included with the ApplyTexas application.
    • Topic A - required
      • PREFERRED > submit through ApplyTexas
      • OTHER METHOD: upload through the Applicant Information System (AIS)
      • Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
      • Scholarship review may utilize Essays in award decisions. 
  • $75 PROCESSING FEE (nonrefundable/subject to change)
    • PREFERRED > pay through ApplyTexas
      • Check or money order by mail
      • Fee Waiver
        • Checking the Fee Waiver box on the application is not sufficient.
        • SAT or ACT fee waiver OR
        • Documentation of need from a high school counselor
          • PREFERRED > upload in AIS
          • OTHER METHOD: mail
          • Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.
  • OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT with a numeric class rank and graduation plan
    • If still in high school must submit a complete, official transcript through their junior year/6 semesters
    • If graduated from high school must submit an official transcript that also includes senior courses, a graduation plan and date of graduation
    • Home-schooled students must submit a complete, official transcript through their junior year/6 semesters which includes grades earned for all completed coursework.
    • If your school does not rank, a school profile from the high school must be provided along with your transcript and Texas A&M will assign a class rank based on reported GPA.
    • High schools designated by Texas A&M as non-ranking may provide a numeric class rank for students in the top 10% only. All other students will be assigned a ranking by Texas A&M. Please note: An applicant’s class rank assigned by Texas A&M may be different from his or her rank had it been reported by the high school.
      • PREFERRED > electronic transcripts sent by TREx (available only to Texas high schools)
      • PREFERRED > upload a copy of transcript in AIS (final high school transcripts may not be uploaded through AIS)
      • OTHER METHOD:mail
      • Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be accepted.
    • Texas A&M SAT code is 6835 and ACT code is 6592.
    • The highest composite or total score from a single test date will be considered for admission.
      • REQUIRED > to be sent from the testing agency


  • High School Curriculum Requirement
    • Students who do not satisfy the State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy (UAP) must provide a Curriculum Verification Form.
      • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
      • OTHER METHOD: mail
  • Permanent Resident Card or I-551
    • Students who are not U.S. citizens but are permanent residents (or have applied for permanent residency) need to provide a copy of the card. A copy of the parent/guardian’s permanent residence card is also required.
      • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
      • OTHER METHOD: mail
  • Senate Bill 1528 Affidavit
    • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
    • OTHER METHOD: mail


  • Letters of Recommendation
    • No more than two letters will be considered.
      • PREFERRED > upload through AIS
        • Documents uploaded through AIS can be viewed by the applicant.
      • OTHER METHOD: mail
        • Documents mailed to Texas A&M cannot be viewed by the applicant and will remain confidential.
  • Resumes
    • Resumes are not to be used in place of a complete ApplyTexas application. All space on the application must be utilized prior to supplementing with a resume.
      • PREFERRED > - upload through AIS
      • Emailed copies will NOT be accepted.

Oportunidades de financiamiento/becas

Many different grants and scholarships for incoming students within the school, university, and national level. Please consult for more information.


Required Coursework

  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of Mathematics - Three of the courses must be Algebra I, II and Geometry
  • 4 years of Science - Two courses must come from Biology I, Chemistry I or Physics I
  • 2 years of the same foreign language
    • American Sign Language is acceptable and will satisfy Texas A&M graduation requirements for all Bachelor of Science degrees.

Students who do not meet the minimum required coursework as outlined by Texas A&M must meet the college readiness standards as defined in the State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy.

Categorías CINE (ISCED)

Manejo de proyectos
Cultura oceánica