Texas A & M University-College Station

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,023

2.2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,554

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.18%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.5%

36,669 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

67,929

86.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

82.1%

6,728 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-College Station is a higher education institution located in Brazos County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-College Station were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (931 degrees awarded), General Psychology (420 degrees), and General Health & Wellness (394 degrees).

In 2017, 16,443 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-College Station. 50.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (10,105 degrees), 3.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2897 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $7,023, which is $-19,477 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $7,023, which is $-19,477 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,554.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 32% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,023

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station was $7,023. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $-19,477 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,554

2017 Value

26.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Texas A & M University-College Station had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,554. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Texas A & M University-College Station grew by 26.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,368

Room and Board

$1,054

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-College Station was of $10,368 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,054. The cost of room and board increased by 0.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 11.7% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-College Station received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 54% 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.

2.18%

2016 Default Rate

172

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-College Station was 2.18%, which represents 172 out of the 7873 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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Admissions

Texas A & M University-College Station received 36,669 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.43% annual growth. Out of those 36,669 applicants, 25,866 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.5% acceptance rate.

There were 67,929 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2017, and 55% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-College Station has an overall enrollment yield of 45%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

25,866

Accepted Out of 36,669

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-College Station was 70.5% (25,866 admissions from 36,669 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 67.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.43%, while admissions grew by 10.7%.

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SAT Scores

55%

Submission Percentage

6,430

Scores Submitted

55% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-College Station has a total enrollment of 67,929 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 58,523 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,406. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-College Station, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.5% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.04% Asian, 3.15% Black or African American, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.237% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0927% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (31.9%), followed by White Female (29.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (19.9%), followed by White Female (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67,929 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 58,523 and the part-time enrollment is 9,406. This means that 86.2% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2017 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-College Station was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Texas A & M University-College Station had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    39,039

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14,033

  3. Asian

    4,782

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-College Station is 57.5% White, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 7.04% Asian, 3.15% Black or African American, 2.85% Two or More Races, 0.237% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0927% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 362 students (0.533%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 161 more women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-College Station. The majority of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-College Station are white (10,105 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2897 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (931 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (420 degrees) and General Health & Wellness (394 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas A & M University-College Station, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (1,200 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (421 degrees), and Engineering (2,660 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-College Station are Other managers (376,472 people), Software developers (360,365 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (305,621 people), Civil engineers (234,285 people), and Mechanical engineers (174,575 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,200 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (421 degrees), Engineering (2,660 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,169 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,200 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (421 degrees), Engineering (2,660 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,169 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Architectural, engineering & related services (536,759 people), Computer Systems Design (423,514 people), Construction (310,199 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (247,670 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (203,434 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,200 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (421 degrees), Engineering (2,660 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (232 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,169 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-College Station.

Most Common

  1. 931 degrees awarded

  2. 420 degrees awarded

  3. 394 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 931 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 8,141

  2. 8,302

In 2017, 8,141 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station, which is 0.981 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 366 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.9 times more than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 698 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-College Station in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 3 times more than the 233 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

79%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 51% of students graduating from Texas A & M University-College Station completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (88.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-College Station is Female and White (88.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral 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, 0.149% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,105 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,897 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    871 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-College Station is white (10,105 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2897 degrees).

0.62% of degree recipients (102 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    5,210 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    4,895 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,572 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-College Station is white female (5,210 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (4,895 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at nearly $10.8B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $141M (1.31%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Texas A & M University-College Station had a total salary expenditure of $3.12B. Texas A & M University-College Station employs 1,018 Professors, 611 Associate professors, and 450 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-College Station are Male Professors (813), Male Associate professors(386), and Male Assistant professors (255).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1154 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1016 employees, and Management with 1011 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.8B

2017 Endowment

9.63%

growth from 2016

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at about $10.8B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-College Station grew 9.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.5B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $302M - Federal

  2. $65.4M - State

  3. $46.7M - Local

As of 2017, Texas A & M University-College Station received $302M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $65.4M from state grants and contracts, and $46.7M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.26B

2017 Salaries

6%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a median of $1.26B in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($3.12B) and a 6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.37% growth from 2015 and a 6.25% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$298M

Instructional Salaries

2,654

Number of Employees

In 2017, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a total of $298M to 2,654 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1018 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

1154 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Professor with 1,018 employees; Associate professor with 611 employees; and Associate professor with 450 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Office and Administrative Support with 1,154 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,016 employees; and Management with 1,011 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station was Male Professor with 813 employees, Male Associate professor with 386 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 255 employees.

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