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Texas A & M University College Station

College Station, Texas

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Overview

Enrollment

74,014
Texas A & M University College Station overview
Location College Station, Texas
Online tamu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Texas A & M University College Station overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Texas A&M University-College Station, established in 1876, is a public research institution located in College Station, Texas, approximately 90 miles northwest of Houston. Notable for its expansive and diverse campus featuring a blend of traditional and modern architecture, Texas A&M is a prominent member of the Texas A&M University System. The university emphasizes a comprehensive academic profile with strong engineering, business, agriculture, and life sciences programs. It is a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, reflecting its broad research capabilities and resources. Application to Texas A&M is moderately selective. The university offers a variety of on-campus living options, including residence halls and corps housing. Texas A&M is also recognized for its athletic prowess, particularly in football, as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and is represented by their team name, the Aggies.

In the most recent statistical year 43,422 prospective students applied, and 27,203 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 12,490 enrolled in the school.  63,842 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 10,172 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,339 plus fees of $3,900. Texas A&M is ranked 115 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10

Overall

9/10

Academics

7/10

Resources

10/10

Outcomes

9/10

Value

Texas A&M is rated within the top 22% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Texas A & M University College Station within the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards

Very High
Texas A & M University College Station overview
SAT 1150/1390
ACT 25/31
Estimated GPA 3.68

Applications Accepted

62.6% 
Texas A & M University College Station overview
Applications Due Dec 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition

$9,339
In State Costs for Texas A & M University College Station
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,900
Room and Board $11,550
Budget for Other Expenses$6,464
Total One Year Cost$32,253

Out of State Resident Tuition

$36,239
Out of State Costs for Texas A & M University College Station
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,900
Room and Board $11,550
Budget for Other Expenses$6,464
Total One Year Cost$59,153

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$65,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

81% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas A & M University College Station students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Engineering 13%
Agriculture 10%
General Studies 9%
Biology 8%

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