Eligibility and Admission

The Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy is for first-time, full-time students and continuing students, who meet the following prequalification requirements:

  1. Applicant has earned a high school diploma or equivalent
  2. Applicant is ready for pre-calculus or calculus as determined by Dallas College. A student who has successfully completed trigonometry and is ready for pre-calculus during the upcoming Fall semester may apply.
    1. A transcript indicating successful completion (a grade of C or better) in trigonometry or pre-calculus
    2. A score of at least 600 in math on the SAT or a score of 25 in math on the ACT
    3. Credit by exam (AP, IB, CLEP) for MATH 1316 or higher
    4. A valid score on an internal mathematics assessment test
  3. Applicants must not already have a bachelor’s degree or higher
  4. Applicants cannot be current or former Texas A&M students

  1. a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher (including repeat courses)
  2. enough core curriculum coursework to be co-enrolled for at least one year

Students must first secure admission to Dallas College. Do this by submitting either of the following:

  1. Submit official SAT and/or ACT scores to Dallas College
  2. Submit a prequalification form

Beginning Dec. 1, 2020, students are reviewed for prequalification. If a student meets the minimum requirements for the Academy (as determined by Dallas College), that student will receive an email notification containing the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy application link.

Students should then submit the application and all supporting documents to the Texas A&M Office of Admission by June 30. Detailed information can be found in the Application Guide.

Successful applicants will receive an offer of admission from Texas A&M University to the Engineering Academy at Dallas College.


Admitted and Enrolled

Students admitted and enrolled in the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy are both:

  • engineering students in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University
  • and Dallas College students

Once enrolled, all courses must be completed through Dallas College and Texas A&M University.

Comprehensive information on the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy can be found on the Texas A&M website.