Texas A & M University-Central Texas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,301

3.04% growth from 2016

2016 Student Loan

6.69%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,575

32.8% Full-Time

About

Texas A & M University-Central Texas is a higher education institution located in Bell County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-Central Texas were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (72 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (67 degrees).

In 2017, 738 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Central Texas. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (346 degrees), 2.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (171 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is $4,301, which is $-16,432 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is $4,301, which is $-16,432 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,301

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Central Texas was $4,301. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is $-16,432 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

In 2017 Texas A & M University-Central Texas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Central Texas grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Central Texas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 11.4% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.69%

2016 Default Rate

42

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Central Texas was 6.69%, which represents 42 out of the 628 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Central Texas has a total enrollment of 2,575 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is 844 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,731. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Central Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% White, 26.7% Black or African American, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 0.621% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.544% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Central Texas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.8%), followed by White Male (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.9%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Black or African American Female (16.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Central Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,575 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is 844 and the part-time enrollment is 1,731. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas A & M University-Central Texas was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Texas A & M University-Central Texas had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,078

  2. Black or African American

    688

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    582

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is 41.9% White, 26.7% Black or African American, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.87% Asian, 0.621% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.544% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 34 students (1.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 196 more women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-Central Texas. The majority of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are white (346 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (171 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (72 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (67 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas A & M University-Central Texas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), and History (17 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Software developers (441,248 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (255,188 people), Other managers (238,907 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (167,624 people), and Computer occupations, all other (142,415 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), History (17 degrees), Psychology (74 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), History (17 degrees), Psychology (74 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Elementary & secondary schools (572,575 people), Computer Systems Design (554,325 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (323,956 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (306,724 people), and Outpatient care centers (157,196 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (76 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), History (17 degrees), Psychology (74 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (73 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas A & M University-Central Texas.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Central Texas was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 76 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 271

  2. 467

In 2017, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Central Texas, which is 0.58 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (467).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Central Texas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.909 times less than the 66 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Central Texas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    346 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    171 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    147 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is white (346 degrees awarded). There were 2.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (171 degrees).

2.71% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    213 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    133 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    118 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-Central Texas is white female (213 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (133 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Central Texas has an endowment valued at nearly $1.01M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.25M (124%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Texas A & M University-Central Texas had a total salary expenditure of $43.4M. Texas A & M University-Central Texas employs 46 Assistant professors, 24 Associate professors, and 11 Lecturers. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are Male Assistant professors (23), Female Assistant professors(23), and Male Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Central Texas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.01M

2017 Endowment

5.02%

growth from 2016

Texas A & M University-Central Texas has an endowment valued at about $1.01M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Central Texas grew 5.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $166k - Federal

  2. $331k - State

  3. $319k - Local

As of 2017, Texas A & M University-Central Texas received $166k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $331k from state grants and contracts, and $319k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.2M

2017 Salaries

5.6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Texas A & M University-Central Texas paid a median of $17.2M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($43.4M) and a 5.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.48% growth from 2015 and a 12.8% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.91M

Instructional Salaries

92

Number of Employees

In 2017, Texas A & M University-Central Texas paid a total of $6.91M to 92 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

46 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Central Texas were Assistant professor with 46 employees; Associate professor with 24 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Central Texas were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Central Texas was Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Texas A & M University-Central Texas.

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