B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference
Address
6300 Ocean Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Website
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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
850-1060
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$12,025/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $14,098/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,903/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,871/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,118/ year
  • $110k+
    $13,361/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.130 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.140 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.138 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,287Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 95 responses
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  • Relaxed
    38%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Diverse in general
    14%
  • Diverse in likes
    7%
  • Similar to middle school behavior
    3%
  • Stuck up
    3%
  • Expect too much from everyone
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.162 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.194 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 102 responses
Report
  • Pretty good
    31%
  • Totally Amazing
    30%
  • Average
    12%
  • Helpful
    9%
  • Beach Town School
    7%
  • Melting pot
    4%
  • Sad
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.102 responses
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This campus is an amazing one, there is always something to do, or a student organization doing something for the students and staff. Sometimes there will be an organization that offers free coffee in the mornings, another one offered free coffee and a free taco for taco Tuesdays! Plenty of ways to get involved!
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I have attended TAMU-CC for three years now and I have had the greatest college experience. With the beach right across the street, TAMUCC has a great atmosphere, and the staff is always ready to help. The buildings are easy to locate and the walk from place to place is always bright and sunny. I always feel safe walking to my car at night! The website is easy to navigate and the teachers always stay on top of their stuff! The only thing I would change about my school is the fact that we don't have a football team! Everyone wants to have those big college football games to go to, and I think if TAMU-CC had a football team, that would be the icing on the cake!
Attending TAMUCC has been a unique experience full of diverse people and opportunities. There are several things that make this university different from most. First and foremost, the campus is located on its' own island and has beautiful, relaxing scenery all over the campus. The over-all attitude of students and professors is a friendly, relaxed state that is always inviting of other students. Even though this is a smaller university, I admire how involved the on-campus organizations get. They are always encouraging people to join and help out their community and attract students with interesting events, most of which are free or low cost! One of my favorite experiences at TAMUCC was an event called Paws on The Island sponsored by the counselling center. During this event, you get to relax, make stress balls, draw, and best of all pet and play with the nice dogs! It is such a cute, relaxing event, I wish to go every semester before finals.