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Texas A&M University - Commerce Overview

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

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

1,872 Undergraduate Awards
$26,602 Avg Cost After Aid
60% 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.

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
#3 Best Value Industrial Production Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Industrial Production Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Value Library & Information Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Library Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Engineering Technologies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Drama & Theater Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value History Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Fine & Studio Arts Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value History Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Visual & Performing Arts Master’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
#6 Best Value Colleges for Library & Information Science College Factual
#8 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Engineering Technologies College Factual
#8 Best Value Colleges for Library Science College Factual
#24 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for History College Factual
#27 Best Industrial Production Technology Schools College Factual
#33 Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Accounting College Factual

Where Is Texas A&M University - Commerce?

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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 considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

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

60% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
75% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Texas A&M Commerce is 60%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Average Test Scores

About 75% 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 475 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 480 to 580 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 475 to 570 )
200
800
Texas A&M Commerce received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 15 to 22 )
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ACT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 16 to 23 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Texas A&M University - Commerce  ( 17 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Texas A&M University - Commerce?

$26,602 Net Price
61% Take Out Loans
11.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Texas A&M Commerce is $26,602. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Texas A&M Commerce, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $6,007 a year. That adds up to $24,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M Commerce is 11.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Texas A&M University - Commerce Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,199 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,349 undergraduate students at Texas A&M Commerce, with 6,199 being full-time and 2,150 being part-time.

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There are also 3,900 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,199 full-time undergraduates at Texas A&M Commerce, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 162
Black or African American 1,335
Hispanic or Latino 1,380
White 2,344
International Students 391
Other Races/Ethnicities 587

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

6,188 Took All Classes Online
10,931 Took At Least One Class Online
10.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at Texas A&M Commerce. In 2019-2020, 10,931 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 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Texas A&M Commerce

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Texas A&M University - Commerce was $8,748 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $21,198. The following table shows how Texas A&M Commerce is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Physics #1 #1
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #1 #4
General Biology #1 #4
Sociology #4 #16
General Agriculture #4 #7
Criminology #4 #7
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #4 #7
Physical Sciences #4 #1
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #4 #27
Marketing #4 #36
Industrial Production Technology #4 #4
Social Work #4 #22
Library & Information Science #7 #7
Library Science #7 #7
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #7 #13
Agricultural Economics & Business #10 #15
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #10 #16
Engineering Technologies #10 #22
Health & Physical Education #13 #37
Social Sciences #13 #31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #13 #40
Curriculum & Instruction #16 #47
Public Administration & Social Service #18 #64
Instructional Media Design #19 #31
Information Science #22 #37
Finance & Financial Management #25 #47
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #31 #34
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #36 #60
Educational Administration #37 #105
Accounting #37 #157
Computer Information Systems #41 #67
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #43 #117
Student Counseling #43 #103
General English Literature #43 #64
Communication & Journalism #43 #106
English Language & Literature #58 #79
General Business/Commerce #64 #137
History #64 #97
History #64 #97
Teacher Education Grade Specific #73 #130

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 10.4%. This is the #760 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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
Educational Administration 3%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 6%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 7%
Physical Sciences 40%
Physics 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Texas A&M Commerce ranks compared to all other mostly 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 #7
Library & Information Science #13
Library Science #25
Physical Sciences #42
Sociology #66
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #94
Instructional Media Design #120
Educational Administration #211
Social Sciences #211
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #221
Computer Information Systems #263
Teacher Education Grade Specific #285

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 607 0 0 607
Business Administration & Management 110 273 0 383
Accounting 39 136 0 175
Educational Administration 0 103 46 149
Liberal Arts General Studies 133 0 0 133
Social Work 54 75 0 129
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 27 86 0 113
Health & Physical Education 75 35 0 110
Computer Information Systems 41 67 0 108
Criminal Justice & Corrections 79 0 0 79
Mathematics 57 13 0 70
General Psychology 56 10 0 66
Finance & Financial Management 32 28 0 60
Student Counseling 0 48 10 58
Curriculum & Instruction 0 51 6 57
Music 39 18 0 57
Sociology 43 10 0 53
General Biology 31 21 0 52
Library & Information Science 0 51 0 51
Marketing 16 29 0 45
General Agriculture 22 21 0 43
General English Literature 26 8 6 40
Physics 11 27 0 38
Animal Science 36 0 0 36
Nursing 31 5 0 36
Wildlife Management 33 0 0 33
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 30 0 30
General Business/Commerce 28 0 0 28
Public Health 25 0 0 25
Information Science 22 0 0 22
Industrial Production Technology 4 18 0 22
History 17 4 0 21
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 20 0 20
Romance Languages 14 6 0 20
Industrial Engineering 18 0 0 18
Criminology 0 18 0 18
Drama & Theater Arts 9 9 0 18
Chemistry 9 8 0 17
General Education 0 16 0 16
Construction Engineering 16 0 0 16
Special Education 3 12 0 15
Political Science & Government 14 1 0 15
Design & Applied Arts 15 0 0 15
Agricultural Economics & Business 14 0 0 14
Fine & Studio Arts 9 5 0 14
Instructional Media Design 0 12 0 12
Natural Resources Conservation 11 0 0 11
Writing Studies 10 0 0 10
Legal Support Services 10 0 0 10
Animal Services 8 0 0 8
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 6 0 6
Computational Science 0 6 0 6
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6 0 0 6
Journalism 5 0 0 5
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 5 0 0 5
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 3 2 5
Electrical Engineering 2 0 0 2
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,872 1,289 70 3,231

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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