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Texas A&M-Concho Engineering Academy

 

The Texas Workforce Commission expects, "25% growth in Engineering jobs statewide in the next decade."

The Texas A&M - Concho Engineering Academy @ MC is unlike traditional transfer programs. Students admitted into the Engineering Academy are Texas A&M College of Engineering students from day one!

Students are co-enrolled at Midland College and Texas A&M. While taking math, science, and core curriculum courses at MC, engineering academy students are enrolled and taking engineering courses from Texas A&M faculty on the MC campus.

Students can spend a minimum of one year or a maximum of two years co-enrolled at Midland College before transitioning full time to Texas A&M University in College Station to finish their bachelor's degree.

Pre-qualification Form

 

 

Program Benefits

  • Smaller student-faculty ratios in math and science courses, which build the foundation in engineering.

  • Substantial financial savings!
    Engineering students in the Engineering Academy program are charged tuition and fees by the institution through which each course is registered. Texas A&M coursework is registered in absentia which allows for a reduction in fees for services not used by students enrolled in a course conducted away from the Texas A&M campus in College Station.

  • Automatic admission to the first choice engineering major at the end of the second semester for engineering students who earn a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at both Midland College and Texas A&M and who complete the required coursework.

  • Participation in all student services, student activities, student organizations, etc., and to the fullest extent possible at both institutions.

New & Current MC Students are Eligible

 

NEW/FIRST TIME IN COLLEGE STUDENTS

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CURRENT/RETURNING COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Midland College will provide pre-qualified students the Texas A&M-Concho Engineering Academy application. Students should submit the Texas A&M Engineering Academy application and all supporting credentials to the Texas A&M Office of Admissions by June 30. 

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Systems Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multidisciplinary Engineering Technology
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Ocean engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

ACADEMY PARTICIPANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING

  • Attend a mandatory Academy orientation at MC.
  • Meet the Texas A&M College of Engineering Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy.  
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 total credit hours each fall and spring semester; including the required cohort math, science, and engineering courses. 
  • Do not exceed the summer school limit. 
  • Be aware that withdrawing from courses at either TAMU-CS or MC may affect current and future enrollment in the academy. Prior to withdrawing Academy participants are strongly encouraged to talk with their pathways advisor and the MC Academy Coordinator.
  • Work with your pathways advisor and the MC Academy Coordinator to enroll in courses appropriate for your preferred major at TAMU-CS and plan course schedules to ensure completion of the Program in a timely manner (see the MC Academy Coordinator for more information on the timely completion requirements).
  • Apply for reverse transfer to receive an MC Associate Degree.
  • Maintain grade point average.

FEES AND DEADLINES

  • Students accepted to the Academy will be required to pay the respective tuition and fees separately at both institutions, pro-rated as appropriate based on the semester credit hours enrolled at each institution, by the established deadlines.
  • TAMU-CS courses will not be subjected to the Recreation Sports Fee, the Health Center Fee, and the Student Center Complex Fee.
  • Academy participants living in housing offered by MC will pay housing fees.

FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Academy participants will apply for financial aid and scholarships through MC while they are co enrolled. Information can be found here.
  • As Academy participants begin their transition to TAMU-CS, they should complete the scholarship financial aid process for TAMU-CS. Information can be found here.

Get Started Now!


STEP 1: APPLY TO MC

STEP 2: PRE-QUALIFY FOR THE ACADEMY


STEP 3: COMPLETE THE TEXAS A&M APPLICATION


Supported by Concho, the Academy provides talented students an opportunity to pursue their engineering degree in a co-enrollment program between Texas A&M College Station and MC.

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Midland Concho Campus

“We are proud to support the Texas A&M, Concho Engineering Academy at Midland College. The program creates new opportunities for students in West Texas and will enhance the pipeline of highly skilled local talent that our industry and region need to be successful. We look forward to engaging with program participants about their very bright future in our evolving and technology-driven industry.” 

- Tim Leach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Concho Resources


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