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How to Become a JAMPer

JAMP Application

Click here to access the JAMP application.

Download the JAMP Handbook to learn about the JAMP application process, requirements, and tips for submitting a complete application.

JAMP Criteria

  • Apply to College. Apply to a Texas college or university to enroll for the fall semester immediately following graduation from high school or a home-school program.
  • Take the SAT or ACT. You must earn a score not less than the mean for the state of Texas. *COVID-19 Update
  • Apply for Financial Aid. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) up to 8000.
  • Complete at least 27 hours of undergraduate credit.
    • Early Admission: Earn at least 27 hours of college credit during Senior year of high school as a full-time student (Dual Credit or Early College high school) including two semesters of General Chemistry with associated labs with a grade of "C" or better. (No more than 3 hours of AP credit can be counted toward the 27-hour requirement). *COVID-19 Update
    • Regular Admission: Complete at least 27 hours of college credit during first year of college after graduation from high school as a full-time student including two semesters of General Chemistry with associated labs with a grade of "C" or better. (No more than 3 hours of AP credit can be counted toward the 27-hour requirement). *COVID-19 Update
  • Earn a 3.25 GPA or higher and 3.25 BCPM GPA in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses.
  • Meet with the JAMP Faculty Director (JFD). The JFD at your school will provide academic advising and assistance in applying to JAMP. Contact your JFD prior to beginning your application to JAMP.
  • Apply to JAMP. Click on the 'Applicant Login' link at the top right side of any page of our website.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and be a Texas Resident. Please refer to the TMDSAS Texas residency page for more information.

    Click here for full program admission criteria and guidelines for admitted students and alternates.

When to Apply to JAMP

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SAT and ACT Average Scores

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) Mean Scores for Texas students entering college in Fall 2019.

SAT

Average SAT Scores for Texas students entering college in Fall 2019.

Combined 1022
Reading and Math 515
Math 507

 

ACT

Average SAT Scores for Texas students entering college in Fall 2019.

Composite 20.5 
English 19.5 
Math 20.4 
Reading 21.1 
Science 20.6