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Texas A&M University - Commerce Overview

Texas A&M University - Commerce is a public institution located in Commerce, Texas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Commerce draws many to the area.

What Is Texas A&M University - Commerce Known For?

1,862 Undergraduate Awards
$26,767 Avg Cost After Aid
35% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Texas A&M Commerce.
  • In 2017-2018, 98% of the faculty were full-time.

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Texas A&M University - Commerce Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Texas A&M Commerce has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#85 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#135 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#303 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Texas A&M Commerce.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best General Agriculture Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Agricultural Economics & Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Visual & Performing Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Agricultural Economics & Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Music Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Mathematics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Film, Video & Photographic Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Value Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Texas A&M Commerce has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Highest Paid Music Graduates College Factual
#14 Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates College Factual
#50 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#56 Best Visual & Performing Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#72 Best Value Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual

Where Is Texas A&M University - Commerce?

Location of Texas A&M University - Commerce

Contact details for Texas A&M Commerce are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2600 South Neal Street, Commerce, TX 75428-3011
Phone: 888-868-2682
Website: www.tamuc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Texas A&M Commerce?

You can apply to Texas A&M Commerce online at: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

Admission Requirements for Texas A&M Commerce

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

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

35% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
64% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to Texas A&M Commerce. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 35%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 33%, and the acceptance rate for women is 36%.

Average Test Scores

About 64% of students accepted to Texas A&M Commerce submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 480 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 480 to 580 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 480 to 570 )
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800
Texas A&M Commerce received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 18 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 16 to 23 )
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ACT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 17 to 23 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 18 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Texas A&M University - Commerce?

$26,767 Net Price
64% Take Out Loans
9.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Texas A&M Commerce is $26,767. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Texas A&M Commerce, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $5,661 a year. That adds up to $22,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M Commerce is 9.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Texas A&M University - Commerce Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,177 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,390 undergraduate students at Texas A&M Commerce, with 6,177 being full-time and 2,213 being part-time.

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

There are also 3,719 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,177 full-time undergraduates at Texas A&M Commerce, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Texas A&M Commerce

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Texas A&M Commerce Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 132
Black or African American 1,506
Hispanic or Latino 1,329
White 2,350
International Students 278
Other Races/Ethnicities 582

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Texas A&M University - Commerce. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 76 countries are represented at Texas A&M Commerce. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, South Korea, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Texas A&M University - Commerce

4,239 Took All Classes Online
7,885 Took At Least One Class Online
1.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at Texas A&M Commerce. In 2017-2018, 7,885 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 9th 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 Commerce

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas A&M University - Commerce was 1.1%. This is the #1,961 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Texas A&M Commerce regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agricultural Economics & Business 42%
Computer Information Systems 1%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 14%
Criminology 9%
Finance & Financial Management 18%
General Business/Commerce 26%
History 33%
History 33%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 14%
Instructional Media Design 32%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 12%
Liberal Arts General Studies 12%
Library & Information Science 33%
Library Science 33%
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 13%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 6%
Social Sciences 19%
Sociology 21%
Student Counseling 19%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 18%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Texas A&M Commerce 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 Commerce.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Physics #4
Physical Sciences #24
Criminology #31
Library & Information Science #45
Sociology #57
Library Science #59
Instructional Media Design #119
Social Sciences #187
Educational Administration #233
Teacher Education Grade Specific #261

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 - Commerce Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 565 0 0 565
Business Administration & Management 112 323 0 435
Accounting 43 130 0 173
Liberal Arts General Studies 161 0 0 161
Educational Administration 0 112 32 144
Computer Information Systems 32 107 0 139
Health & Physical Education 85 42 0 127
Social Work 45 74 0 119
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 14 103 0 117
General Psychology 86 14 0 100
Curriculum & Instruction 0 93 0 93
Criminal Justice & Corrections 81 0 0 81
Finance & Financial Management 40 36 0 76
Mathematics 58 10 0 68
General Biology 32 31 0 63
Student Counseling 0 47 12 59
Sociology 47 9 0 56
Library & Information Science 0 52 0 52
General Agriculture 31 18 0 49
General English Literature 31 9 7 47
Marketing 22 24 0 46
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 37 6 43
General Business/Commerce 42 0 0 42
Industrial Production Technology 11 29 0 40
Nursing 38 0 0 38
History 21 15 0 36
Criminology 0 32 0 32
Music 27 3 0 30
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 23 0 23
Instructional Media Design 0 22 0 22
Drama & Theater Arts 8 13 0 21
Special Education 8 12 0 20
Industrial Engineering 20 0 0 20
Physics 7 12 0 19
Animal Science 18 0 0 18
Romance Languages 12 6 0 18
General Education 0 17 0 17
Legal Support Services 16 0 0 16
Information Science 15 0 0 15
Public Health 15 0 0 15
Fine & Studio Arts 10 5 0 15
Computational Science 0 14 0 14
Natural Resources Conservation 14 0 0 14
Chemistry 5 9 0 14
Political Science & Government 12 2 0 14
Construction Engineering 13 0 0 13
Agricultural Economics & Business 12 0 0 12
Design & Applied Arts 12 0 0 12
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 11 0 11
Wildlife Management 11 0 0 11
Writing Studies 10 0 0 10
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 8 0 0 8
Journalism 6 0 0 6
Animal Services 5 0 0 5
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 1 2 3
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 1 0 0 1
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,862 1,497 59 3,418

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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