Texas A & M University-College Station

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,815
2.76% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,375
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.655%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
62.6%
43,422 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
74,014
86.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
83.5%
7,481 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-College Station is a higher education institution located in Brazos County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-College Station were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (688 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (584 degrees), and General Psychology (550 degrees).

In 2022, 20,117 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-College Station. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (11,439 degrees), 2.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4,188 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $8,815, which is $−21,335 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $8,815, which is $−21,335 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,375.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending Texas A & M University-College Station received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 26% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,815
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station was $8,815. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-College Station is $−21,335 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$20,375
2022 Value
8.44%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Texas A & M University-College Station had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,375. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Texas A & M University-College Station grew by 8.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,400
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-College Station was of $11,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
26%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-College Station received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.15% with respect to 2021, when 65% 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.
0.655%
2019 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-College Station was 0.655%, which represents 54 out of the 8242 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 43,422 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.779% annual growth. Out of those 43,422 applicants, 27,203 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.6% acceptance rate.

There were 74,014 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2022. 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-College Station has an overall enrollment yield of 45.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
27,203
Accepted Out of 43,422

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-College Station was 62.6% (27,203 admissions from 43,422 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 64.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.779%, while admissions declined by −3.3%..

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage (2022)
9,745
Scores Submitted (2022)

78% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-College Station had a total enrollment of 74,014 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 63,842 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,172. This means that 86.3% 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 51.7% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Asian, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.66% Black or African American, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0419% 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 (29%), followed by White Female (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (18.8%), followed by White Female (18.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74,014 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-College Station is 63,842 and the part-time enrollment is 10,172. This means that 86.3% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-College Station are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
2022 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 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. White
    38,256 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    16,864 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    7,796 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-College Station is 51.7% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Asian, 3.35% Two or More Races, 2.66% Black or African American, 0.224% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0419% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 1,007 students (1.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 389 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 (11,439 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4188 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (688 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (584 degrees) and General Psychology (550 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Engineering (3,362 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (1,112 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (742 degrees).

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 (495,471 people), Other managers (463,116 people), Physicians (460,319 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (368,562 people), and Civil engineers (289,144 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station in 2022 are Engineering (3,362 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (1,112 degrees), Engineering Technologies (742 degrees), Biology (1,556 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (607 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Engineering (3,362 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (1,112 degrees), Engineering Technologies (742 degrees), Biology (1,556 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (607 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (647,518 people), Computer Systems Design (562,057 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (486,724 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (470,921 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (389,874 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-College Station are Engineering (3,362 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (1,112 degrees), Engineering Technologies (742 degrees), Biology (1,556 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (607 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 688 degrees awarded
  2. 584 degrees awarded
  3. 550 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-College Station was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 688 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

9,864
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
10,253
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 9,864 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station, which is 0.962 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (10,253).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 485 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.45 times more than the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 499 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-College Station in General Biomedical Sciences, which is 2.19 times more than the 228 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

56%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 56% 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, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (91.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Texas A & M University-College Station is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (91.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.12% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    11,439 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,188 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,667 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-College Station is white (11,439 degrees awarded). There were 2.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4188 degrees).

1.6% of degree recipients (321 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    5,897 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    5,542 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,299 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas A & M University-College Station is white female (5,897 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (5542 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at nearly $17.2B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−3.76%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Texas A & M University-College Station had a total salary expenditure of 3.86B. Texas A & M University-College Station employs 1,035 Professors, 542 Associate professors and 477 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-College Station are Male Professor (801), Male Associate professor (326), and Male Assistant professor (255).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station are: Management, with 1,336 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 1,123 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,079 employees.

Endowment

$17.2B
2022 Endowment
1.92%
growth from 2021

Texas A & M University-College Station has an endowment valued at about $17.2B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-College Station grew 1.92% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.8B 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. $522M - Federal
  2. $74.2M - State
  3. $59.4M - Local

As of 2022, Texas A & M University-College Station received $522M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $74.2M from state grants and contracts, and $59.4M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.44B
2022 Salaries
4.29%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a median of $1.44B in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($3.86B) and a 4.29% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$341M
Instructional Salaries
2,715
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas A & M University-College Station paid a total of $341M to 2,715 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1,035 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1,336 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Professor with 1,035 employees, Associate professor with 542 employees, and Assistant professor with 477 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station were Management with 1,336 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 1,123 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,079 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-College Station was Male Professor with 801 employees, Male Associate professor with 326 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 255 employees.

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

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