Texas A&M University-Central Texas

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,425
30% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,637
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.8%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
92.5%
53 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,339
39.7% 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 (81 degrees awarded), General Computer & Information Sciences (58 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (58 degrees).

In 2020, 751 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. 61% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (311 degrees), 1.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (193 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is $6,425, which is $−16,105 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is $6,425, which is $−16,105 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,637.

In 2020, 79% of undergraduate students attending Texas A&M University-Central Texas received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,425
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was $6,425. The cost of tuition at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is $−16,105 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$3,637
2020 Value

In 2020 Texas A&M University-Central Texas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,637. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Texas A&M University-Central Texas grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,136
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was of $9,136 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Texas A&M University-Central Texas received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 33.9% with respect to 2019, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.8%
2018 Default Rate
34
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was 4.8%, which represents 34 out of the 708 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Texas A&M University-Central Texas received 53 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 35.9% annual growth. Out of those 53 applicants, 49 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,339 students enrolled at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has an overall enrollment yield of 75.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
49
Accepted Out of 53

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A&M University-Central Texas was 92.5% (49 admissions from 53 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 97.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 35.9%, while admissions grew by 28.9%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has a total enrollment of 2,339 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is 929 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,410. This means that 39.7% 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 39.2% White, 26.5% Black or African American, 25.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.77% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.513% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.6%) and White Male (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.7%) and White Male (16.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,339 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is 929 and the part-time enrollment is 1,410. This means that 39.7% of students enrolled at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
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
    918
  2. Black or African American
    620
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    594

The enrolled student population at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is 39.2% White, 26.5% Black or African American, 25.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.77% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.513% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 165 more women than men received degrees from Texas A&M University-Central Texas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is white (311 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (193 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (81 degrees awarded), followed by General Computer & Information Sciences (58 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (58 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 (81 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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 Social workers, all other (170,602 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (143,979 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,234 people), Police officers (137,922 people), and Other managers (134,473 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Protective Services (42 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 Physicians, Other financial specialists, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Protective Services (42 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-Central Texas are Justice, public order, & safety activities (359,758 people), Elementary & secondary schools (334,220 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (176,418 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (159,502 people), and Individual & family services (136,660 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are Interdisciplinary Studies (81 degrees awarded), Transportation (16 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (40 degrees), History (13 degrees), and Protective Services (42 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.
Most Common
  1. 81 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 58 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 81 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

293
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
458
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 293 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A&M University-Central Texas, which is 0.64 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (458).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 5.44 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A&M University-Central Texas in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.51 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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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 (72.4%).

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
    311 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    193 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    168 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is white (311 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (193 degrees).

1.2% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    189 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    122 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas A&M University-Central Texas is white female (189 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (122 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has an endowment valued at nearly $2.34M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.47M (106%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Texas A&M University-Central Texas had a total salary expenditure of $44.5M. Texas A&M University-Central Texas employs 45 Assistant professors, 31 Associate professors, and 11 Lecturers. Most academics at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are Male Assistant professors (24), Female Assistant professors(21), and Female Associate professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A&M University-Central Texas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, Management, with 40 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.34M
2020 Endowment
123%
growth from 2019

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has an endowment valued at about $2.34M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A&M University-Central Texas grew 123% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $603k - Federal
  2. $302k - State
  3. $15.1k - Local

As of 2020, Texas A&M University-Central Texas received $603k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $302k from state grants and contracts, and $15.1k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.6M
2020 Salaries
2.96%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Texas A&M University-Central Texas paid a median of $17.6M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($44.5M) and a 2.96% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.12% growth from 2018 and a 1.89% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.22M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2020, Texas A&M University-Central Texas paid a total of $7.22M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
46 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A&M University-Central Texas were Assistant professor with 45 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A&M University-Central Texas were Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; Management with 40 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was Male Assistant professor with 24 employees, Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 20 employees.

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

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