Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,719
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$12,916
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.71%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
80%
9,839 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
11,452
66.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
36.9%
656 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Registered Nursing (273 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (153 degrees), and General Psychology (127 degrees).

In 2019, 2,485 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,101 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (973 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,719, which is $-23,781 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,719, which is $-23,781 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,916.

In 2019, 49% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,719
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was $4,719. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $-23,781 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,916
2019 Value
13.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,916. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi grew by 13.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,709
Room and Board
$1,008
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was of $9,709 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,008. The cost of room and board increased by 6.06% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16.1% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

49% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.26% with respect to 2018, when 47% 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.
8.71%
2017 Default Rate
247
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 8.71%, which represents 247 out of the 2836 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-Corpus Christi received 9,839 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 8.68% annual growth. Out of those 9,839 applicants, 7,871 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80% acceptance rate.

There were 11,452 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2019, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an overall enrollment yield of 24.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
7,871
Accepted Out of 9,839

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 80% (7,871 admissions from 9,839 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 87%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 8.68%, while admissions declined by -0.0508%.

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage
1,495
Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has a total enrollment of 11,452 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 7,658 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,794. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 37.2% White, 5.14% Black or African American, 3.3% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0262% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32%), followed by White Female (20.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (20.4%), followed by White Female (18.8%) and White Male (12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,452 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 7,658 and the part-time enrollment is 3,794. This means that 66.9% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
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-Corpus Christi was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,486
  2. White
    4,256
  3. Black or African American
    589

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 37.2% White, 5.14% Black or African American, 3.3% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 0.201% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0262% 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, 95 students (0.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 583 more women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (1,101 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (973 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is Registered Nursing (273 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (153 degrees) and General Psychology (127 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (153 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (89 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-Corpus Christi are Physicians (434,025 people), Other managers (214,488 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (167,193 people), Postsecondary teachers (149,362 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,698 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (153 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (89 degrees), Biology (186 degrees), and History (37 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-Corpus Christi are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Actuaries, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (153 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (89 degrees), Biology (186 degrees), and History (37 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-Corpus Christi are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (565,390 people), Elementary & secondary schools (434,780 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (394,952 people), Offices of physicians (238,141 people), and Scientific research & development services (146,979 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (68 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (153 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (89 degrees), Biology (186 degrees), and History (37 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-Corpus Christi.
Most Common
  1. 273 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 153 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 127 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Registered Nursing with 273 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

951
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,534
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 951 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, which is 0.62 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,534).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 217 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 172 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 227 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in Registered Nursing, which is 4.93 times more than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
36%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 18% of students graduating from Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (61.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is Female and Asian (61.5% 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, 2.59% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,101 degrees awarded
  2. White
    973 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    121 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (1,101 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (973 degrees).

0.805% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    707 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    600 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    394 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino female (707 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (600 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at nearly $19.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.41M (28%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a total salary expenditure of $244M. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi employs 211 Assistant professors, 106 Associate professors, and 78 Professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Female Assistant professors (130), Male Assistant professors(81), and Male Associate professors (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are: Office and Administrative Support, with 192 employees, Management, with 165 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 141 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$19.3M
2019 Endowment
2.55%
growth from 2018

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at about $19.3M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi grew 2.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $292M lower 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. $20.1M - Federal
  2. $11.4M - State
  3. $1.75M - Local

As of 2019, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received $20.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.4M from state grants and contracts, and $1.75M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$96.8M
2019 Salaries
7.43%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a median of $96.8M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($244M) and a 7.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.07% growth from 2017 and a 2.02% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$31.9M
Instructional Salaries
427
Number of Employees

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a total of $31.9M to 427 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
211 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
192 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Assistant professor with 211 employees; Associate professor with 106 employees; and Associate professor with 78 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Office and Administrative Support with 192 employees; Management with 165 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 141 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Female Assistant professor with 130 employees, Male Assistant professor with 81 employees, and Male Associate professor with 60 employees.

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

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