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Texas A&M University - College Station Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Texas A&M University - College Station ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Texas A&M University - College Station Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Texas A&M University - College Station was awarded 298 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is zoology.

Overall Quality

Texas A&M College Station is ranked #102 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Texas A&M College Station is also ranked #4 out of 85 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Texas A&M College Station?

Acceptance Rate

Texas A&M University - College Station has an acceptance rate of 71%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 55% of students accepted to Texas A&M College Station submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 670. Math scores were between 570 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 570 to 670 )
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SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 570 to 690 )
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Texas A&M College Station received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 25 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for Texas A&M University - College Station  ( 25 to 30 )
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Texas A&M University - College Station Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Texas A&M University - College Station is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Texas A&M University - College Station is 87%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  87 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Texas A&M University - College Station

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 92% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Texas A&M University - College Station enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  92 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Texas A&M College Station for first-time, full-time students is 51%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  51 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at Texas A&M College Station

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 53,743 undergraduates at Texas A&M College Station with 47,399 being full-time and 6,344 being part-time.

Texas A&M College Station Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 88.30 out of 100, Texas A&M College Station is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  88.30 out of 100
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How Much Does Texas A&M University - College Station Cost?

The overall average net price of Texas A&M College Station is $18,944. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Texas A&M College Station

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,319 $13,189 $18,720 $25,188 $26,916

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Texas A&M College Station, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Texas A&M College Station, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $6,863 a year. That adds up to $27,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M College Station is 2.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Texas A&M College Station Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Texas A&M College Station make around $58,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Texas A&M College Station graduates since it is 46% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Texas A&M University - College Station

Texas A&M University - College Station is a public institution situated in College Station, Texas. The location of Texas A&M College Station is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Texas A&M University - College Station

Contact details for Texas A&M College Station are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Jkw Administration Building, Suite 200, College Station, TX 77843-1248
Phone: 979-845-3211
Website: https://www.tamu.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tamu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tamu

Texas A&M University - College Station Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 130 majors graduated from Texas A&M University - College Station. Of these students, 13,198 received undergraduate degrees and 4,917 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1,138 $42,300
General Biology 613 $24,800
Business Administration & Management 546 $53,100
General Psychology 513 $29,900
Agricultural Economics & Business 509 $42,100
Health & Physical Education 478 $33,000
General Sales & Marketing 386 NA
Mechanical Engineering 368 $71,600
Accounting 350 $59,400
Communication & Media Studies 336 $38,100

Learn more about the majors offered at Texas A&M University - College Station along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Texas A&M College Station

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 5,579 students took at least one online class at Texas A&M University - College Station. This is a decrease from the 8,448 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,579 971
2016-2017 8,448 1,932
2015-2016 7,052 1,862
2014-2015 4,822 1,613
2013-2014 3,228 1,505

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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