Texas A & M University-College Station

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,941
5.36% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,237
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.98%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
57.8%
42,476 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
68,726
86.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
81.9%
6,296 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 (1,138 degrees awarded), General Psychology (513 degrees), and General Biomedical Sciences (439 degrees).

In 2019, 19,422 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-College Station. 51.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (11,365 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3793 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $7,941, which is $−20,559 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $7,941, which is $−20,559 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,237.

In 2019, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 31% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,941
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station was $7,941. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $−20,559 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,237
2019 Value
0.622%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Texas A & M University-College Station had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,237. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Texas A & M University-College Station grew by 0.622%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,436
Room and Board
$1,222
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-College Station was of $10,436 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,222. The cost of room and board increased by 0.656% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-College Station received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 3.64% with respect to 2018, when 55% 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.
2.98%
2017 Default Rate
239
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-College Station was 2.98%, which represents 239 out of the 8011 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 42,476 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 18% annual growth. Out of those 42,476 applicants, 24,549 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.8% acceptance rate.

There were 68,726 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2019, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-College Station has an overall enrollment yield of 43.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
24,549
Accepted Out of 42,476

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-College Station was 57.8% (24,549 admissions from 42,476 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 18%, while admissions grew by 0.846%.

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage
6,631
Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-College Station has a total enrollment of 68,726 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 59,447 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,279. This means that 86.5% 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 55.2% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.21% Asian, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.84% Black or African American, 0.189% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.064% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (30.9%), followed by White Female (27.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (19.6%), followed by White Female (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68,726 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 59,447 and the part-time enrollment is 9,279. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2019 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 93%. 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
    37,952
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    15,201
  3. Asian
    5,641

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-College Station is 55.2% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.21% Asian, 2.97% Two or More Races, 2.84% Black or African American, 0.189% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.064% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 465 students (0.677%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 432 more women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-College Station. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-College Station is white (11,365 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3793 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (1,138 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (513 degrees) and General Biomedical Sciences (439 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 (1,356 degrees awarded), Engineering (3,317 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (439 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 Software developers (421,386 people), Other managers (368,550 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (334,580 people), Civil engineers (273,537 people), and Mechanical engineers (204,745 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,356 degrees awarded), Engineering (3,317 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (439 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (259 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,556 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-College Station are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,356 degrees awarded), Engineering (3,317 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (439 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (259 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,556 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 (563,121 people), Computer Systems Design (442,534 people), Construction (336,706 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (243,140 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (201,650 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Agriculture (1,356 degrees awarded), Engineering (3,317 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (439 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (259 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (1,556 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. 1138 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 513 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 439 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 1138 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

9,495
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
9,927
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 9,495 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station, which is 0.956 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (9,927).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 470 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.631 times less than the 745 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 745 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-College Station in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 1.59 times more than the 470 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
82%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 54% 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, 82% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (92.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-College Station is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (92.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.191% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    11,365 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,793 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,244 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-College Station is white (11,365 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3793 degrees).

0.752% of degree recipients (146 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    5,951 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    5,414 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,055 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-College Station is white female (5,951 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (5,414 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at nearly $12.6B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $63.4M (0.502%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Texas A & M University-College Station had a total salary expenditure of $3.36B. Texas A & M University-College Station employs 1,049 Professors, 599 Associate professors, and 516 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-College Station are Male Professors (837), Male Associate professors(364), and Male Assistant professors (295).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1178 employees, Management, with 1177 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1150 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.6B
2019 Endowment
0.446%
decline from 2018

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at about $12.6B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-College Station declined 0.446% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.3B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $389M - Federal
  2. $70.9M - State
  3. $46.7M - Local

As of 2019, Texas A & M University-College Station received $389M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $70.9M from state grants and contracts, and $46.7M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.34B
2019 Salaries
5.32%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a median of $1.34B in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($3.36B) and a 5.32% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.977% growth from 2017 and a 6% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$332M
Instructional Salaries
2,834
Number of Employees

In 2019, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a total of $332M to 2,834 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1049 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1178 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Professor with 1,049 employees; Associate professor with 599 employees; and Associate professor with 516 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Office and Administrative Support with 1,178 employees; Management with 1,177 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,150 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station was Male Professor with 837 employees, Male Associate professor with 364 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 295 employees.

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

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