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Tuition & Fees

$9,180

$26,356

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,863
Declined + 9,327
Total Received 32,190
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

Texas A&M at College Station, founded in 1876, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Architecture, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Geo sciences, Liberal Arts, Medicine, Science, and Veterinary Medicine. Its 5,200-acre campus is located in College Station, 90 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 61,263
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Codes

SAT 6003
ACT 4198

Public

47,093

undergraduate students

14,170

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
39%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
31%
24-29
42%
18-23
24%
12-17
3%
30-36
23%
24-29
60%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
30%
24-29
51%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%
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College Station, TX

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Fun Facts

  • Texas A&M University -- College Station, Virginia Tech, and North Georgia College & State University are the only three public schools to have a Corps of Cadets.
  • Texas A&M University -- College Station students put a penny at the foot of the Sul Ross statue on campus for good luck on their next exam. Legend has it this practice started because a former college president would refuse payment for his tutoring services--except for a single penny.
  • During the famed Texas A&M University -- College Station Midnight Yell pep rally, students kiss during a period when the lights are turned off. If students don't have a date, they "flick their Bic (a lighter)" to signal other singles so they might too find a kissing partner . . .
  • Should a Texas A&M University -- College Station student pass away, the school honors them with a beautiful, solemn Silver Taps ceremony, which includes a special rendition of Taps played to the North, South, and West but not to the East, as the sun will never rise on that Aggie's life again.
  • The Big Event, Texas A&M University -- College Station's annual day of service, is the largest single-day event of its kind, with 20,000+ students pitching in to help and thank the surrounding community.

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College Station, TX

5,200-acre campus in College Station (population: 100,050), 90 miles from Houston; branch campus in Galveston. Served by air; bus serves Bryan (five miles); major airport and train serve Houston. School operates transportation to student apartments and parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

Texas A&M University — College Station
College Station, TX 77843

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
20 fraternities 8% of male students
 
36 sororities 13% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
54%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
39%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
15%
600-699
43%
500-599
34%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
30-36
31%
24-29
42%
18-23
24%
12-17
3%
30-36
23%
24-29
60%
18-23
15%
12-17
2%
30-36
30%
24-29
51%
18-23
18%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,863
Declined + 9,327
Total Received 32,190

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Geographical residence
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Scott McDonald
Director of Admissions
P: 979 845-3741
F: 979 845-8737
admissions@tamu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,971
Room & board $9,522
Additional fees $3,209
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $19,702
Average Financial Aid - $15,300
Total with Avg. Aid $4,402

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,300

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $45,286,487
State $37,340,952
Institutional $58,698,747
Other external $19,959,554
Total $161,285,740

Non-need-based

Federal $504,518
State $1,160,251
Institutional $11,120,467
Other external $9,204,037
Total $21,989,273

Varsity Sports

M W
archery
badminton
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
fencing
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
racquetball
riflery
rugby
sailing
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
ultimate Frisbee
volleyball
water polo
weight lifting

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southeastern Conference Sports (Football I-A)
Mascot
Aggies
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Aerospace Engineering
Agribusiness
Agribusiness/Managerial Economics
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Development
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Journalism
Agricultural Leadership Education/Communication
Agricultural Leadership Education/Communication
Agricultural Leadership/Development
Agricultural Science
Agricultural Systems Management
Agriculture
Agronomy
Analytics
Animal Breeding
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Applied Physics
Architecture
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioenvironmental Sciences
Biological Systems Engineering
Biological/Agricultural Engineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Building Construction
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Community Development
Community Health
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Construction Science
Counseling Psychology
Curriculum & Instruction
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Hygiene
Earth Science
Ecological Restoration
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Ecosystem Management
Ecosystem Science/Management
Education
Education Human Resource Development
Education for Health Care Professionals
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Systems Management
Engineering Technology
English
Entomology
Environmental Design
Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Health
Environmental Studies
Epidemiology
Epidemiology/Environmental Health
Equine Industry Management
Executive M.B.A.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Fisheries Science
Floriculture
Food Science/Technology
Forensic/Investigative Science
Forestry
French
Genetics
Geographic Informational Studies
Geography
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German
Health
Health Administration
Health Care Law
Health Education
Health Physics
Health Policy/Management
Health Professions Education
Health Promotion/Community
Health Promotion/Community Health Sciences
Health Sciences
Health Services Research
Hispanic Studies
History
Horticulture
Human Resources Development
Industrial Distribution
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information/Operations Management
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Interdisciplinary Technology
International Affairs
International Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology
Lab Animal Medicine
Land Economics/Real Estate
Land/Area Development
Landscape Architecture
Law
Leadership Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marine Engineering Technology
Marine Fisheries
Marine Resource Management
Marine Science
Marine Transportation
Maritime Administration
Maritime Administration and Logistics
Maritime Archaeology/Conservation
Maritime Studies
Maritime Systems Engineering
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Meteorology
Microbiology
Modern Languages
Molecular/Cell Biology
Molecular/Environmental Plant Science
Music
Natural Resources Development
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nutrition
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Health
Occupational Safety/Health
Ocean Engineering
Ocean/Coastal Resources
Oceanography
Offshore/Coastal Systems Engineering
Oral Biology
Performance Studies
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology of Reproduction
Plant Breeding
Plant Pathology
Plant/Soil/Environmental Science
Political Science
Poultry Science
Professional M.B.A.
Psychology
Psychology/Community
Psychology/Industrial/Organizational
Public Health
Public Service Administration
Radiological Health Engineering
Rangeland Ecology/Management
Rangeland Ecology/Management
Recreation Resources Development
Recreation/Park/Tourism Management
Recreation/Parks/Tourism Science
Renewable Natural Resources
Russian
Safety Engineering
School Psychology
Science
Science/Technology Journalism
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Spatial Sciences
Special Education
Speech Communication
Sports Management
Statistics
Supply Chain Management
Technology Management
Telecommunications/Media Studies
Theatre Arts
Toxicology
Turfgrass Science
University Studies
Urban Planning
Urban/Regional Planning
Urban/Regional Science
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Pathobiology
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Public Health/Epidemiology
Visualization
Water Management
Water Management/Hydro Science
Wildlife Science
Wildlife/Fisheries Science
Women's/Gender Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

77%

47,093
students

Female
49%
22,870

Male
51%
24,223

Graduate

23%

14,170
students

Female
44%
6,275

Male
56%
7,895

undergraduateFull-time

89%

42,129
students

Female
49%
20,542

Male
51%
21,587

undergraduatePart-time

11%

4,964
students

Female
47%
2,328

Male
53%
2,636

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
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

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 1

Summer: March 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 614
Countries most often represented China
India
Korea
Malaysia
Mexico
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bill Taylor
Director of Admissions
979 845-1824
wjtaylor@tamu.edu

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