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Get the facts about Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Ranked?

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 - Corpus Christi was awarded 21 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Texas A&M Corpus Christi as #1,264 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 85 colleges in Texas, Texas A&M Corpus Christi is ranked at #54.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Texas A&M Corpus Christi?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is a competitive 60%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 76% of students accepted to Texas A&M Corpus Christi submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi  ( 420 to 530 )
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SAT Math Scores for Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi  ( 430 to 530 )
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Texas A&M Corpus Christi received ACT scores from 50% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi  ( 17 to 23 )
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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi 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 - Corpus Christi, this rate is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 - Corpus Christi is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Texas A&M Corpus Christi is 19%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at Texas A&M Corpus Christi

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,170 undergraduates at Texas A&M Corpus Christi with 8,355 being full-time and 1,815 being part-time.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Texas A&M Corpus Christi is 67.64 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  67.64 out of 100
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How Much Does Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Cost?

The overall average net price of Texas A&M Corpus Christi is $15,253. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Corpus Christi, 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 Corpus Christi, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,096 a year. That adds up to $24,384 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Texas A&M Corpus Christi is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Texas A&M Corpus Christi Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Texas A&M Corpus Christi make around $43,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

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

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Location of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Contact details for Texas A&M Corpus Christi are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5503
Phone: 361-825-5700
Website: www.tamucc.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/islanduniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/IslandCampus

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Of these students, 1,783 received undergraduate degrees and 697 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
Nursing 273 $61,500
General Biology 174 $26,700
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 153 $43,300
General Psychology 127 $27,100
Health & Physical Education 81 $30,600
Business Administration & Management 74 $34,200
Communication & Media Studies 71 $27,300
Mechanical Engineering 71 $53,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 70 $30,200
Health Sciences & Services 70 $28,400

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

Online Learning at Texas A&M Corpus Christi

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, 6,418 students took at least one online class at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. This is a decrease from the 7,001 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,418 867
2016-2017 7,001 1,256
2015-2016 6,389 1,037
2014-2015 5,635 863
2013-2014 2,663 636

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