Texas A&M University -- Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Texas A&M University -- Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$4,992

$17,107

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,206
Declined 1,633
Total Received 9,839
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Public

9,323

undergraduate students

2,129

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi, founded in 1971, is a public, coeducational institution. Its 240-acre campus is located in Corpus Christi.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,452
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

317-acre, suburban campus in Corpus Christi (population: 442,600). Served by air and bus. Larger airport and train serve San Antonio (150 miles away). Public transportation serves city and campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Corpus Christi International

Texas A&M University — Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX
78412-5503

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Accounting Society: Alpha Epsilon Delta
  • Student Art Association: Golden Key
  • Islander Cultural Alliance: Kinesiology Club
  • Graduate Student Association: Sea Turtle Club
  • Student Nurses Association

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Waves of Welcome Week
  • Homecoming

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
29%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline July 1

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,206
Declined 1,633
Total Received 9,839

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,284

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,992
Room & board $10,220
Total $15,212
Average Financial Aid - $5,284
Total with Avg. Aid $9,928

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

angling, badminton, basketball, fencing, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, rugby, sailing, soccer, table tennis

Club Sports - Women's

angling, badminton, basketball, fencing, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, rugby, sailing, soccer, table tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Surveying Technology/Surveying
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,452

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

9,323
students

Female
60%
5,589

Male
40%
3,734

19%

2,129
students

Female
64%
1,364

Male
36%
765

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

7,201
students

Female
61%
4,331

Male
39%
2,870

23%

2,122
students

Female
60%
1,258

Male
40%
864

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 60%
Student 4 year graduation rate 19%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
51%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

724

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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