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.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
53,791
Undergraduates
28,510
Men - 53%
25,282
Women - 47%
14,599
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 42,899 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
645 average
580-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,892
Out-of-state: $53,514
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,772
Out-of-state: $38,394
Room and Board
$11,400
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$18,575
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,590
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
3,159
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
4%
10-19
18%
20-29
30%
30-39
14%
40-49
8%
50-99
17%
Over 100
9%
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Houston Population
97,801
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Houston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Reveille the Collie Dog
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
8.6%
Black/African-American
2.6%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
60%
Unknown
0.2%
International Students
1.1% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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