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Geography & Cartography at Texas A&M University - College Station

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Geography & Cartography at Texas A&M University - College Station

Every geography and cartography school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the geography program at Texas A&M University - College Station stacks up to those at other schools.

Texas A&M College Station is located in College Station, Texas and approximately 70,418 students attend the school each year. Of the 13,134 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University - College Station in 2020, 63 of them were geography and cartography majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Geography & Cartography section at the bottom of this page.

Texas A&M College Station Geography & Cartography Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography
  • Master’s Degree in Geography
  • Doctorate Degree in Geography

Online Classes Are Available at Texas A&M College Station

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Texas A&M College Station does offer online education options in geography for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

Texas A&M College Station Geography & Cartography Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks geography programs across the country. The following shows how Texas A&M College Station performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The geography major at Texas A&M College Station is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Geography & Cartography. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Geography & Cartography Schools 16
Most Popular Geography & Cartography Master’s Degree Schools 26

In 2020, 7 students received their master’s degree in geography from Texas A&M College Station. This makes it the #55 most popular school for geography master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in geography, making the school the #41 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Texas A&M College Station Geography Graduates

The median salary of geography students who receive their bachelor's degree at Texas A&M College Station is $47,520. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 46% higher than the national average of $32,500 for all geography bachelor's degree recipients.

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Geography Student Demographics at Texas A&M College Station

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the geography majors at Texas A&M University - College Station.

Texas A&M College Station Geography & Cartography Bachelor’s Program

27% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 73% of geography bachelor's degrees went to men and 27% went to women.

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About 65% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in geography at Texas A&M College Station are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its geography bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Texas A&M University - College Station with a bachelor's in geography.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 41
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Texas A&M College Station Geography & Cartography Master’s Program

25% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 geography students who graduated with a master's degree in 2019-2020 from Texas A&M College Station, about 75% were men and 25% were women.

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Of the students who received a geography master's degree from Texas A&M College Station, 58% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Texas A&M University - College Station with a master's in geography.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 7
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Texas A&M College Station also has a doctoral program available in geography. In 2020, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Geography Grads May Go Into

A degree in geography can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for Texas A&M University - College Station.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Managers 20,710 $122,130
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 1,280 $64,620
Geography Professors 280 $88,560
Geographers 150 $65,000

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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