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Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

Texas A&M at College Station, founded in 1876, is a public, comprehensive university. It is one of the few institutions holding triple federal designations as a land-, sea- and space-grant university. It offers extraordinary, high-quality academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels in over 100 fields. Its students have unique opportunities to develop leadership skills through its optional Corps of Cadets and 700 other organizations. Texas A&M is the nation's only university to rank among the top ten in four key categories: student body size (4th), enrollment of National Merit Scholars (8th), research expenditures (9th) and endowment (10th). Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Geosciences, Liberal Arts, Medicine, Science and Veterinary Medicine. Its 5,200-acre campus is located in College Station, 90 miles northwest of Houston.

Web Sitewww.tamu.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students50,735
   Women24,601 (48.5%)
   Men26,134 (51.5%)
Graduate Students14,567

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate66% of 35,494 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineDecember 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math609 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading582 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing550 average
490-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $27,208
Out-of-state: $47,386
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,030
Out-of-state: $30,208
Room and Board
$10,368
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Freshman Award$18,348
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,072

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
2,834
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 2% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 17% of classes
Over 100 students: 10% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

College Station Population97,801
Nearest Metropolitan AreaHouston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 70% of freshmen, 23% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotReveille the Collie Dog
Sororities13% of women participate
Fraternities 8% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.4% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
22.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.9% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students1.5% from 96 countries
First-Year Students Returning90.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
52.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.57 3.95 637 629 28
Low 1.75 1.75 200 200 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• The Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M typically includes the country's largest military marching band: approximately 375 members.

• "The BIG Event" is an annual day of student-run community service projects in the Bryan/College Station area.

• "Aggie Muster" marks annual worldwide reunions of Texas A&M alumni wherever they live.

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