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Tuition

$8,790

$19,410

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 755
Declined + 428
Total Received 1,183
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undergraduateRatios

63%

37%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marine Biology
  2. Maritime Administration
  3. Marine Transportation
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School Facts

Texas A&M at Galveston, founded in 1962, is a public university of marine and maritime-related studies. Its 100-acre campus is located on the harbor in Galveston, on the Gulf Coast 50 miles southwest of Houston, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,177
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6835
ACT 6592

Social Networks

Public

2,045

undergraduate students

132

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
53%
18-23
43%
12-17
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
3%
24-29
55%
18-23
39%
12-17
3%
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Galveston, TX

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Galveston, TX

130-acre campus in Galveston (population: 47,762), 40 miles from Houston. Served by bus; major airports serve Houston. Public transportation serves campus.

Texas A&M University at Galveston
Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, TX 77553-1675

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/4
0%

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Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
53%
18-23
43%
12-17
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
49%
12-17
9%
30-36
3%
24-29
55%
18-23
39%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 31 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 755
Declined + 428
Total Received 1,183

Admissions Contact

Shana Marcon
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 409 740-4414
F: 409 740-4731
seaaggie@tamug.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,645
Room $5,600
Board $3,632
Additional fees $1,873
Books & supplies $1,272
Total $18,022
Average Financial Aid - $9,575
Total with Avg. Aid $8,447

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,575

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,830,573
State $799,691
Institutional $1,056,680
Other external $288,677
Total $3,975,621

Non-need-based

Federal
State $8,466
Institutional $9,991
Other external $152,964
Total $171,421

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
crew
football
lacrosse
racquetball
sailing
soccer
softball
tennis
ultimate Frisbee
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Reveille
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Marine Biology
Marine Engineering Technology
Marine Fisheries
Marine Resource Management
Marine Science
Marine Transportation
Maritime Administration
Maritime Administration and Logistics
Maritime Studies
Maritime Systems Engineering
Ocean/Coastal Resources
University Studies
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Undergraduate

94%

2,045
students

Female
37%
754

Male
63%
1,291

Graduate

6%

132
students

Female
43%
57

Male
57%
75

undergraduateFull-time

92%

1,885
students

Female
38%
703

Male
62%
1,182

undergraduatePart-time

8%

160
students

Female
32%
51

Male
68%
109

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

86%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 31

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented China
Guatemala
India
Korea
Mexico
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shana Marcon
Assistant Director of Admissions
409 740-4723
marcons@tamug.edu

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