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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Texas A&M Corpus Christi has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi?
Contact details for Texas A&M Corpus Christi are given below.
|Address:||6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5503|
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
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Texas A&M Corpus Christi?
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.
Can I Afford Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi?
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
There are also 2,129 graduate students at the school.
Of the 7,201 full-time undergraduates at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||348|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,581|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Texas A&M Corpus Christi has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Business Administration & Management||20%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||14%|
|English Language & Literature||7%|
|Mechanical Engineering Technology||73%|
|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|
|Health & Physical Education||#53|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#60|
|Instructional Media Design||#67|
|Business Administration & Management||#397|
|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.
*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.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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