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Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

Address: Education City Student Center, Doha, Qatar

Description Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

  • Year of foundation: 2003
  • Location: Doha, Qatar
  • Age of students: from 18 years.
  • Number of students: 542
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: state university, branch.

Since the fall of 2003, Texas A&M University in Qatar has been offering Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering. Since the fall of 2011, Texas A&M University in Qatar has also offered two master's degrees in chemical engineering: Master of Science (MS), Engineering (M.Eng.). In addition to engineering courses, Texas A&M offers training in science, mathematics, and the humanities. The curriculum offered by Texas A&M University is identical to the program offered on the campus of College Station, Texas. Courses are taught in English in a co-educational setting.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

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Students of Texas A&M (Qatar) are accommodated in modern residential complexes of the Qatar Foundation. The Qatar Foundation Student Residence offers four different types of apartments, each with a separate bedroom and bathroom. Blocks are in close proximity to common areas, study areas, TV rooms, prayer rooms, laundries.

Men's, women's residential complexes include:

  • Single rooms
  • One bedroom apartments with kitchenette, living room
  • Apartment with two bedrooms, shared kitchenette, living room.
  • One-room apartments: one main room consisting of a bedroom, kitchenette, living room.

All units are fully furnished, including bedding, internet access, TV, electronic whiteboard, modular furniture that allows students to personalize their space.

Events Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

Texas A&M employees in Qatar, graduate students join a close-knit community of fellow researchers working to advance careers interested in the development of the industry. They can join the Association of Masters, visit one of the many attractions of the Educational City.

Masters starting out in Texas A&M (Qatar) also attend a mandatory orientation for new students, where they are introduced to life in Qatar, what to expect from their life in Texas A&M Qatar.

Aggie Life provides introduction and integration into Texas A&M University, the engineering world. Particular attention is paid to joint learning, communication skills (written, oral, visual), critical thinking. Aggie Life holds events such as:

  • Orientation of new students
  • Integrative class, academic experience
  • Mentoring of teachers, students of academic programs
  • Extracurricular tuition
  • Evaluation of the first year of experience.


  • Texas A&M University enjoys an international reputation as one of the world's leading engineering programs. Qatari branch students are trained at the same high level as U.S. students, so each of the engineering programs offered by Texas A&M University (chemical, electrical, mechanical, petroleum) is among the leading. Students learn from the most famous scientists, researchers of the world in a joint learning environment. The branch devotes huge resources to cutting-edge research.
  • The University produces highly educated engineers with leadership qualities, critical thinking, problem-solving skills necessary to transform Qatar into a modern knowledge-based society.
  • Since 2003, the university has awarded more than 1,160 degrees to engineers who are already making changes in the life of the city, working in the industrial, commercial, public sectors of Qatar. Graduates enter some of the best higher education institutions in the world.
  • Texas A&M University students are brilliant engineers who pride themselves on being part of their community and benefiting them.

Equipment Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

The famous team of Mexican architects "Father and Son Legoretta + Legoretta" designed the Texas A&M Engineering Building. The construction of the building took 1 year and 10 months, cost 150 million US dollars. The Texas A&M Engineering Building occupies more than 55,000 square meters, it consists of two separate parts - research, academic.

The student recreation room is divided into two zones: one for male students, the second for female students. Each room has a plasma TV with the latest gaming technology, in the common area of the student hall there are large tables for group training, two tables for table football (in demand among students when they need a short break).

The Texas A&M Engineering Building has four open courtyards, all individually designed courtyards.

The connecting atrium is the territory of the Texas A&M Engineering Building, which connects the academic and research parts of the building. There is a star-shaped pool, a repeating pattern throughout the building. The research rotunda has an X-shape, triangular windows in the roof. The color of the rotunda is blue, as part of the concept of reducing the interaction between the inner/outer world so that researchers work in a peaceful, calm atmosphere. The rotunda is three-storey with four corridors, on each side there are three or four laboratories.

University laboratories are equipped with the latest technologies related to the ongoing research.

Lecture hall 238 is the largest hall in the engineering building, its capacity is 150 people. It is equipped with wooden walls, the latest technology, including video conferencing.

The Texas A&M Library consists of two floors: a downstairs and a mezzanine. In the living room there are large tables for group lessons, separate rooms for individual lessons.

Multaqa is the main student center of Education City. It serves as a hub for recreational activities, a place where students can gather to relax, dine, exercise or take advantage of all the entertainment they have at hand.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Applicants to the first year can only apply for the fall semester.

Application deadlines are from September 1 to March 1.

The application fee is $90.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicants provide the following package of documents:

  • Completed online application
  • Passport copy
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official SAT/ACT results
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS results
  • Student resume
  • Essay describing interest in visiting Texas A&M in Qatar
  • Two help forms downloaded from the site
  • Payment of the registration fee.

Minimum TOEFL score:

  • 550 for paper testing (p-BT); or
  • 213 for computer testing (c-BT); or
  • 80 Internet testing (i-BT)

Instead of TOEFL, applicants can demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.0.

Texas A&M in Qatar offers two bachelor's degrees in chemical engineering, the requirements for them:

  • The Master of Science (MS) requires a minimum of 32 semester credit hours of approved courses, research.
  • The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) requires at least 30 semester credit hours of approved courses.

Scholarships Texas A&M University in Qatar, Texas A&M University in Qatar

Every summer, qatar Foundation Student Financial Services, Texas A&M University awards academic scholarships to the best students.

The Qatar Foundation Student Financial Services Scholarship is a full scholarship renewed annually. It requires a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher, two letters of recommendation from professors. Texas A&M University, with the support of the Former Students Association, provides a limited number of scholarships to students who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. They are provided for a year, students are encouraged to reapply annually.

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