Read more about our ranking methodology.
Texas A&M University is a public institution that was founded in 1876, with a total undergraduate enrollment of roughly 55,000. As a public, nonprofit institution that was founded as a land-grant research university, the school was initially created to educate students in the fields of agriculture and mechanical arts but has since expanded to provide a range of science and fine arts programs. Texas A&M University's tuition and fees for in-state students are about half the cost as those for out-of-state students, and the school ranks among the best-valued colleges in the nation for veterans. With extensive funding from former President George H.W. Bush, Texas A&M created the Bush School of Government and Public Service to educate those interested in pursuing a career at the federal level.
The university is in a suburban setting with a sprawling campus that covers over 8 square miles, and classes follow a semester-based academic calendar. The current student-faculty ratio at Texas A&M is 19:1, which is typical for a large, flagship state institution.
Located in College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University is made up of 10 schools and 18 research institutes, including competitive Engineering, Business Management, Biomedical Science programs. Texas A&M is one of the few universities that has a presidential library, which was built in collaboration with former President George Bush on the west campus. Beyond academics, Texas A&M’s Aggie athletic teams compete in the SEC, with an annual football rivalry with LSU. On-campus residential housing is an integral part of student life, where undergraduates enjoy a diverse student population and a large Greek system. Notable alumni include business magnate T. Boone Pickens, and former NFL Quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
* These statistics utilize the most recently released data from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)
Sources for school statistics and data include U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?Based on 1 Reviews
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?Based on 1 Reviews
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.Based on 1 Reviews
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?Based on 1 Reviews
There are no questions and answers about Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi