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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Overview

Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is a public institution. The location of Texas A&M Corpus Christi is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Known For?

1,785 Undergraduate Awards
$28,601 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Texas A&M Corpus Christi is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Texas A&M Corpus Christi bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,400 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.

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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#155 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#321 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 Corpus Christi.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Surveying Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value History Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value History Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#153 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#180 Most Popular Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

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

Rank Ranking Name Source
#22 Highest Paid Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#25 Highest Paid Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Graduates College Factual
#105 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi?

Location of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Contact details for Texas A&M Corpus Christi are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5503
Phone: 361-825-5700
Website: www.tamucc.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/islanduniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/IslandCampus

How Do I Get Into Texas A&M Corpus Christi?

You can apply to Texas A&M Corpus Christi online at: admissions.tamucc.edu/admissions_forms.html

Admission Requirements for Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

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

60% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
76% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 60%, Texas A&M Corpus Christi does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 54%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to Texas A&M Corpus Christi submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi  ( 420 to 530 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi  ( 430 to 530 )
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800
Texas A&M Corpus Christi received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

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

Can I Afford Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi?

$28,601 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
6.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Texas A&M Corpus Christi is $28,601. 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

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 Corpus Christi, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,096 a year. That adds up to $24,384 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M Corpus Christi is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,201 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,323 undergraduate students at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, with 7,201 being full-time and 2,122 being part-time.

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

There are also 2,129 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,201 full-time undergraduates at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Texas A&M Corpus Christi

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Texas A&M Corpus Christi Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 198
Black or African American 348
Hispanic or Latino 3,581
White 2,660
International Students 169
Other Races/Ethnicities 245

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and China.

Online Learning at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

867 Took All Classes Online
6,418 Took At Least One Class Online
11.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. In 2017-2018, 6,418 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 25th 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 Corpus Christi

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi was 11.5%. This is the #1,237 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Texas A&M Corpus Christi regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 12%
Business Administration & Management 20%
Business, Management & Marketing 14%
Chemistry 31%
Engineering Technologies 19%
English Language & Literature 7%
General Psychology 7%
Marketing 25%
Mechanical Engineering Technology 73%
Nursing 7%
Physical Sciences 3%
Psychology 7%
Surveying Engineering 71%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 44%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Engineering-Related Technologies #2
Surveying Engineering #2
Health & Physical Education #53
Engineering #58
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #60
Engineering Technologies #63
Instructional Media Design #67
Nursing #263
Education #331
Business Administration & Management #397
Health Professions #431
Business, Management & Marketing #494

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 - Corpus Christi Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 74 0 315 0 389
Nursing 0 273 3 97 7 380
General Biology 0 174 0 3 0 177
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 153 0 0 0 153
General Psychology 0 127 0 5 0 132
Accounting 0 63 0 27 0 90
Health & Physical Education 0 81 0 8 0 89
Communication & Media Studies 0 71 0 15 0 86
Computer Information Systems 0 58 0 24 0 82
Mechanical Engineering 0 71 0 0 0 71
Health Sciences & Services 0 70 0 0 0 70
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 70 0 0 0 70
Natural Resources Conservation 0 51 0 15 2 68
Marketing 0 51 0 0 0 51
General English Literature 0 39 0 6 0 45
General Business/Commerce 0 38 0 0 0 38
Drama & Theater Arts 0 38 0 0 0 38
Student Counseling 0 0 0 29 8 37
History 0 32 0 5 0 37
Fine & Studio Arts 0 31 0 3 0 34
Finance & Financial Management 0 32 0 0 0 32
Educational Administration 0 0 0 21 10 31
Political Science & Government 0 29 0 0 0 29
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 18 0 18
Mathematics 0 15 0 3 0 18
Chemistry 0 13 0 3 0 16
Public Administration 0 0 0 16 0 16
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 15 0 0 0 15
Sociology 0 15 0 0 0 15
Music 0 13 0 0 0 13
Management Information Systems 0 12 0 0 0 12
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 9 3 12
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 12 0 0 0 12
Allied Health Professions 0 12 0 0 0 12
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 12 0 0 0 12
Business/Managerial Economics 0 11 0 0 0 11
Electrical Engineering 0 11 0 0 0 11
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 6 3 9
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 9 0 9
Special Education 0 0 0 8 0 8
Romance Languages 0 8 0 0 0 8
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 7 0 7
Surveying Engineering 0 0 0 7 0 7
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 5 0 5
Philosophy 0 5 0 0 0 5
Physics 0 2 0 0 0 2
Dance 2 0 0 0 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 0 1 0 0 0 1
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 1,783 3 664 33 2,485

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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