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Texas A&M University

200 Seawolf Parkway Galveston,
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United States
#=169
Public
Very High
63,237
3,066
2,445

Overview

Scope. The flagship of the 18-member Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University is a tier one research institution, one of only 62 invited members of the Association of American Universities, and one of only 17 holding the federal land-, sea- , and space-grant designation.

The state’s first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M has strategically grown into one of the nation’s most diverse and comprehensive universities, offering nearly 200 undergraduate majors and nearly 245 graduate degree programs, as well as professional degrees in law, veterinary medicine, medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. With a student body of more than 68,600 (with about 63,000 on the College Station campus), Texas A&M ranks among the nation’s largest universities. It has a maritime branch campus in Galveston, Texas, and an engineering branch campus in Doha, Qatar, and centers in Mexico and Costa Rica.

Academic Excellence. Texas A&M is known for providing a world-class education at a reasonable cost. Twenty-six percent of the student body are the first in their family to attend college, and nearly 60 percent are in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class. Texas A&M ranks second among public universities nationally for enrollment of National Merit Scholars. It consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the number of science and engineering doctorates awarded, and in the top 20 in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to minorities.

The state’s first public institution of higher learning, Texas A&M has strategically grown into one of the nation’s most diverse and comprehensive universities, offering nearly 200 undergraduate majors and nearly 245 graduate degree programs, as well as professional degrees in law, veterinary medicine, medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. With a student body of more than 68,600 (with about 63,000 on the College Station campus), Texas A&M ranks among the nation’s largest universities. It has a maritime branch campus in Galveston, Texas, and an engineering branch campus in Doha, Qatar, and centers in Mexico and Costa Rica.

Research. Texas A&M is one of the world’s leading research institutions, with research expenditures of more than $892 million in fiscal year 2016. The National Science Foundation ranks Texas A&M 16th in the nation for total research and development expenditures for fiscal year 2015, at more than $866 million, and sixth in the nation in NSF funding.

Texas A&M researchers conduct studies on every continent, with more than 600 initiatives underway in more than 80 countries. Texas A&M faculty include three Nobel laureates and 53 members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Law Institute, or American Academy of Nursing.

Texas A&M faculty and students work on practical solutions to real-world challenges, including sustainable and efficient energy, designing and protecting the environment, improving economic development, and enhancing human, animal, and plant health.


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University Highlights

Total students - 63,237

21%
79%

International students - 2,445

100%
0%

Total faculty staff - 3,066

380
2686

Total students - 63,237

21%
79%

International students - 2,445

100%

Total faculty staff - 3,066

2686
380
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