Texas A&M University -- Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Texas A&M University -- Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

Tuition & Fees

$9,309

$21,424

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%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions/related Programs
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Biological/life Sciences
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Codes

SAT 0366
ACT 4045

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,452
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Scholarships

Corpus Christi, TX

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.

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
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 1% of male students
 
8 sororities 3% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
4%

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%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
54%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

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

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Oscar Reyna
Executive Director, Admissions
P: 361 825-7024
F: 361-825-5887
admiss@tamucc.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,930.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,992
Room & board $10,220
Additional fees $4,317
Books & supplies $1,290
Total $20,819
Average Financial Aid - $10,930
Total with Avg. Aid $9,889

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,754,533
State $11,785,069
Institutional $1,413,434
Other external
Total $33,953,036

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $4,319,156
Other external $1,550,397
Total $5,869,553

Scholarships

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 361 825-2338
F: 361-825-6095
faoweb@tamucc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jeannie Gage
Director of Financial Assistance
jeannie.gage@tamucc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

angling, badminton, basketball, dodgeball, fencing, flag football, golf, indoor soccer, kickball, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, power lifting, rugby, sailing, soccer, spikeball, table tennis, volleyball (sand)

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Athletic Directors

Jon Palumbo (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southland Conference
Mascot
Izzy The Islander
School colors
Blue, Silver, and Green

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Arts/Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science
Business
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Economics
Chemistry
Coastal/Marine System Science
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Finance
Fisheries/Mariculture
General Business
Geographic Information Science
Geographic Information Science/Geomatics
Geology
Geospatial Computing Science
Geospatial Surveying Engineering
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Instructional Design/Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Management
Management Information Systems
Mariculture
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Military Science
Music
Nursing
Nursing /Practitioner
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing/Administration
Occupational Training/Development
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Theatre
University Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions/related Programs
  2. Business/marketing
  3. Biological/life Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

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 Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

45

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented India
Pakistan
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Oscar Reyna
Executive Director of Recruitment & Admission
361-825-5934
oscar.reyna@tamucc.edu

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