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Texas A&M University - College Station Overview

Located in College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University - College Station is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Texas A&M University - College Station Known For?

46,724 Full-Time Undergraduates
$18,944 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Texas A&M have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest degree offered at Texas A&M is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M makes roughly $58,000 a year. This is 42% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Texas A&M University - College Station Rankings

College Factual ranked Texas A&M as #102 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 85 colleges in Texas, it is ranked at #4.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Texas A&M has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Texas A&M

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 13
Best Colleges for International Students 41
Best Colleges 102
Best Colleges for Diversity 412
Best Colleges for the Money 574

Where Is Texas A&M University - College Station?

Location of Texas A&M University - College Station

Contact details for Texas A&M are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Jkw Administration Building, Suite 200, College Station, TX 77843-1248
Phone: 979-845-3211
Website: https://www.tamu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tamu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tamu

How Do I Get Into Texas A&M?

You can apply to Texas A&M online at: admissions.tamu.edu/freshman/apply

Admission Requirements for Texas A&M

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Texas A&M?

71% Acceptance Rate
49% Of Accepted Are Women
55% Submit SAT Scores
Texas A&M has an acceptance rate of 71%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 51% of accepted students are men and 49% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 55% of students accepted to Texas A&M submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 670. Math scores were between 570 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 570 to 670 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 570 to 690 )
200
800
Texas A&M received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 31. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 23 to 31 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 24 to 29 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 25 to 30 )
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36

Can I Afford Texas A&M University - College Station?

$18,944 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
2.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Texas A&M is $18,944. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Texas A&M

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,319 $13,189 $18,720 $25,188 $26,916

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Texas A&M, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $6,863 a year. That adds up to $27,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M is 2.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Texas A&M University - College Station Undergraduate Student Diversity

46,724 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 53,065 undergraduate students at Texas A&M, with 46,724 being full-time and 6,341 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Texas A&M

There are also 14,864 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 46,724 full-time undergraduates at Texas A&M, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Texas A&M

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas A&M University - College Station students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Texas A&M Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,328
Black or African American 1,449
Hispanic or Latino 10,943
White 28,603
International Students 714
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,687

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Texas A&M University - College Station. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 125 countries are represented at Texas A&M. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Texas A&M University - College Station

971 Took All Classes Online
5,579 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 38 master’s degree programs available online at Texas A&M. In 2017-2018, 5,579 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Texas A&M has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Texas A&M

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas A&M University - College Station was -5.8%. This is the #2,503 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Texas A&M regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Texas A&M majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 11%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 0%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Computer Engineering 25%
Curriculum & Instruction 8%
Education 2%
Educational Administration 3%
Electrical Engineering 4%
Engineering 10%
General Engineering 60%
Health & Physical Education 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 6%
Hospitality Management 14%
Industrial Engineering 2%
International Agriculture 33%
Legal Professions 22%
Legal Research 98%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 21%
Mathematics & Statistics 20%
Mechanical Engineering 17%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 12%
Natural Resources & Conservation 8%
Natural Resources Conservation 21%
Nursing 10%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 5%
Physical Sciences 1%
Psychology 11%
Public Administration 11%
Public Administration & Social Service 11%
Public Health 34%
Social Sciences 9%
Statistics 32%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 36%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Texas A&M ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Texas A&M.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Fisheries Sciences #3
Agricultural Engineering #4
Wildlife Management #5
Petroleum Engineering #5
Animal Science #6
Geological & Earth Sciences #6
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #8
Materials Engineering #9
Plant Sciences #12
Statistics #16
Multilingual Education #22
International Relations & National Security #23
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #24
Agricultural Economics & Business #26
Industrial Engineering #29
Physical Sciences #32
Natural Resources Conservation #33
Computer Engineering #33
General Engineering #38
Mechanical Engineering #39
Mathematics #42
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #46
Natural Resources & Conservation #48
Electrical Engineering #49
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #58
Hospitality Management #63
Mathematics & Statistics #65
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #67
Homeland Security #70
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #80
Health & Physical Education #112
Public Administration #112
Public Health #115
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #129
Engineering #130
Instructional Media Design #132
Curriculum & Instruction #149
Special Education #210
Teacher Education Subject Specific #223
Social Sciences #234
Psychology #241
Public Administration & Social Service #245
Educational Administration #275
Teacher Education Grade Specific #325

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Texas A&M University - College Station Majors

In 2017-2018, Texas A&M University - College Station awarded 26,396 undergraduate degrees and 9,834 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 350 249 0
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 14 1
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 146 26 11
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 509 41 13
Agricultural Engineering 0 47 8 7
Agricultural Production 0 163 3 0
Agricultural Public Services 0 95 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 16 0
Animal Science 0 165 32 13
Anthropology 0 57 7 13
Applied Mathematics 0 100 0 0
Archeology 0 0 4 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 5 2
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 25 10 7
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 50 5 13
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 4 0
Biomedical Engineering 0 128 19 9
Biotechnology 0 0 14 0
Botany/Plant Biology 0 0 4 7
Business Administration & Management 0 546 261 12
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 9 0 0
Chemical Engineering 0 227 19 29
Chemistry 0 67 2 35
Civil Engineering 0 247 148 25
Classical Languages & Literature 0 4 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 52 25
Communication & Media Studies 0 336 1 9
Computer Engineering 0 141 119 12
Computer Science 0 228 93 9
Computer Software & Applications 0 95 12 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 316 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 23 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 190 34
Dental Support Services 0 28 0 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 104
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 105 49 0
Economics 0 271 110 14
Educational Administration 0 0 54 12
Electrical Engineering 0 237 98 53
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 4 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 72 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 13 0
Ethnic Studies 0 7 0 8
Finance & Financial Management 0 244 41 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 10 0
Fisheries Sciences 0 22 0 0
Food Processing 0 32 0 0
Food Science Technology 0 0 4 3
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 46 0 0
Forestry 0 18 0 0
General Agriculture 0 38 0 0
General Architecture 0 77 43 7
General Biology 0 613 65 35
General Engineering 0 1 14 2
General English Literature 0 176 8 7
General Psychology 0 513 5 7
General Sales & Marketing 0 386 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 21 3 0
Genetics 0 76 3 9
Geography & Cartography 0 71 7 2
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 124 65 24
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 2
Health & Physical Education 0 478 82 9
Health Sciences & Services 0 299 0 0
History 0 142 1 5
Horticulture 0 55 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 135 13 10
Human Resource Management 0 107 39 0
Industrial Engineering 0 209 119 4
Industrial Production Technology 0 94 0 0
Information Science 0 0 145 0
Information Technology 0 80 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 24 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 75 0
International Studies 0 172 0 0
Landscape Architecture 0 29 16 0
Law 0 0 0 129
Legal Research 0 0 50 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 22 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 94 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 54 0
Marine Engineering 0 48 0 0
Marine Science 0 11 0 0
Marine Transportation 0 76 0 0
Maritime Studies 0 22 0 0
Marketing 0 227 35 0
Materials Engineering 0 0 12 12
Mathematics 0 40 33 11
Mechanical Engineering 0 368 101 48
Medicine 0 0 0 193
Mental & Social Health Services 0 96 0 0
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 25 4 1
Multilingual Education 0 0 1 0
Music 0 2 0 0
Natural Resource Management 0 19 16 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 270 19 10
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 1 3
Nuclear Engineering 0 86 19 17
Nursing 0 176 24 0
Nutrition Science 0 119 2 1
Ocean Engineering 0 52 23 6
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1,138 20 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 1 0 0
Petroleum Engineering 0 167 70 37
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 2 3
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0 107
Philosophy 0 40 1 2
Physics 0 33 8 17
Plant Sciences 0 43 25 18
Political Science & Government 0 294 3 8
Public Administration 0 0 103 0
Public Health 0 115 86 12
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 3 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 69 0 0
Real Estate 0 0 78 0
Romance Languages 0 31 0 0
Sociology 0 274 2 11
Soil Sciences 0 0 3 3
Special Education 0 0 28 0
Statistics 0 13 75 10
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 36 5
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 49 16
Urban & Regional Planning 0 43 18 6
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 0 0 3 10
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 0 134
Wildlife Management 0 55 0 0
Zoology 0 72 5 8
Total 0 26,396 6,952 2,882

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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