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

This overview covers the essential stats on Texas A&M University - College Station, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

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

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Texas A&M University - College Station was awarded 299 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is zoology.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Texas A&M as #102 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

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

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Is It Hard to Get Into Texas A&M?

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 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 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 is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Texas A&M University - College Station, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

Texas A&M University - College Station has a freshmen retention rate of 92%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  92 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Texas A&M the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 51%. That is great when compared to 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

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 53,065 undergraduates at Texas A&M with 46,724 being full-time and 6,341 being part-time.

Texas A&M Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and 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 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 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

$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, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Texas A&M, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $7,033 a year. That adds up to $28,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M 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 Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Texas A&M with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $58,000 in their early years. This is good news for future Texas A&M 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

Located in College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University - College Station is a public institution. The location of Texas A&M 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 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 142 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

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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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