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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    A+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B
Texas A&M University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Southeastern Conference
Address
JKW Administration Building, Suite 100
College Station, TX 77843
Website
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Texas A&M University 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
67%
Application Deadline
December 1
SAT Range
1070-1310
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$15,455/ 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
    $8,037/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,122/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,969/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,589/ year
  • $110k+
    $23,346/ year
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Academics

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.426 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.456 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.454 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
45,091Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 324 responses
Report
  • Aggies
    41%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Leaders
    8%
  • Honorable
    7%
  • Depends on situation, usually friendly
    6%
  • Integrity
    4%
  • Friendly, unless you're a minority
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.550 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.673 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 336 responses
Report
  • Traditional
    39%
  • Full of traditions
    23%
  • An unforgettable expeience
    15%
  • Amazing
    7%
  • Smart choice
    4%
  • Life changing
    4%
  • Big.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.329 responses
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Texas A&M University Reviews

6,369 reviews
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I love Texas A&M University. I feel like I am a part of a FAMILY, as they always promote that "We Are The Aggies, The Aggies Are We." Since my Fish Camp all the way leading into my sophomore year, I enjoyed my freshman year. I felt comfortable and had no college jitters. A&M took all the precautions necessary to transition me from high school to college. I love the campus and all the extracurriculars they offer-- there's something for everyone! One thing I wish I could change is the amount of financial aid they offer; unless you are alumni, good luck getting high scholarships. However, you get what you pay for, as the high price gives us students so many amenities. I wish I could also change the parking-- we need more of it! Overall, my classes are tough so I know that I'm getting a quality education. My experience at A&M has been exemplary, and I can't wait to continue it, and I urge others to attend this beautiful campus.
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This is a large school, however it feels small. The people are friendly and you often see people you know on campus. College Station is not the most interesting place, but it has everything you need. Game days in the fall as a student are incredible, there is nothing else quite like it! There are plenty of ways to get involved and find your niche, through clubs, organizations or Greek life. Most importantly, academics are great here. Programs are rigorous and the instructors are highly qualified. There are plenty of resources available to help you succeed. TAMU is also steeped in traditions that make it an incredibly unique college experience!
Being an aggie for almost 4 years has been an incredible experience. Although I didn’t get to be in many organizations or very close to school events I still manage to experience the great diversity and was able to meet many students that I now call my friends. An aggie takes care of another aggie all the time! Its traditions is something that always bring us together whether its at football games, cultural events, breakaway, aggie muster, or even going to our local country dancing place. Nothing is better than ending our night singing our aggie war hymn. Nevertheless, this school has most definitely giving me the satisfaction of what being an aggie is all about