Recognized programs of studying agricultural sciences and natural resources have been a tradition at Texas Tech since its beginning in 1925. The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has continued its dedication to preparing students for employment in the modern agricultural and renewable natural resource industry. Of more than 130 choices of universities in the United States that offer bachelor’s degrees in agricultural sciences and natural resources, Texas Tech's CASNR ranks among the 30 largest programs, with six departments and one center offering 13 bachelor's, 14 master's, and six doctoral programs.

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To begin, you need to fill out the Texas Common Application and submit official transcripts for all colleges/universities you have attended. For admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions web site. Application deadlines are Fall – June 2, Spring – Nov. 15 and Summer – May 1.

  • Transfer Credit. Transfer credit from two-year colleges or other universities are welcome at Texas Tech. If you have questions about which of your credits will apply to a degree program in CASNR, please contact Ramona Johnson at To view the list of courses required for each program (also known as Curriculum Sheets), visit our list of Academic Programs page. These sheets can help guide you and your advisor in selecting classes that will transfer to your desired degree program here at Texas Tech.
  • FAQ. Click here to go to find out the answers to some common questions.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships. When applying to Texas Tech University,, fill out the Scholarship Application for Incoming Transfer Students. Scholarships are available at the University, College and Departmental levels. In addition to the general scholarship application, special scholarships are available just for transfer students. Visit the Transfer Scholarship page to read about how to apply.
  • Red Raider Camp. Red Raider Camp – Transfer Edition (RRC - TE) is a three-day, two-night adventure in Junction, Texas that introduces transfer students to the traditions and culture that make Texas Tech unique. You will meet new students, experience and learn Texas Tech traditions, become a stronger leader and learn about the Transfer Connection Program; and most importantly, you will create a network within the university community and learn what it means to be a Red Raider.
  • New Student Orientation. All incoming students must attend a New Student Orientation session. There are specific dates for transfer students. To register for an orientation session, visit Red Raider Orientation and select the dates that you would like to attend.
  • Admitted Students. A Transfer Student Checklist is available to assist your transition to Texas Tech University.
  • Transfer Connection. The Transfer Connection is a collaborative collection of programs and services that will assist transfer students in their transition to Texas Tech University.