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About Texas A&M

Texas A&M Early Decision Results Release Date 2021

Texas A&M will release their Early Decision results on Wednesday December 15th. Share results and connect with other early applicants in the Texas A&M Community discussion.

Good luck to all early applicants!

Texas A&M University Overview

Texas A&M University is a public, state school in a suburban setting in College Station, Texas. Texas A&M was founded in 1876 and now enrolls around 70,418 students a year, including 55,568 undergrads. Texas A&M offers housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Texas A&M! Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of Texas A&M's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Texas A&M students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Texas A&M has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Texas A&M has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Texas A&M on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Texas A&M on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Texas A&M for Fall 2022 is December 1.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2022 should receive admissions decisions by March 31.

2021 Texas A&M Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 0%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%
In-State Tuition $9,208
Out-of-State $36,117
Percent of Need Met 69%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $19,161

Is Texas A&M a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at each of these factors to get a better idea of what Texas A&M offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Texas A&M University

It is moderately difficult to get into Texas A&M. Around 63% of applicants get into Texas A&M each year. Last year, 43,307 students applied to Texas A&M and 27,287 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Texas A&M

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Texas A&M, around 94% return for their sophomore year. Texas A&M's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 83%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Texas A&M Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Texas A&M's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $13.6 billion. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Texas A&M spends about $13,699 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Texas A&M

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. Texas A&M meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Texas A&M full-time are awarded $19,161 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $24,621 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Texas A&M. Based on this information, how does Texas A&M sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Texas A&M a good school for you?

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Where is Texas A&M?

Texas A&M is located in the suburban setting of College Station, Texas, less than an hour from Houston.

If you want to see Texas A&M for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 6 to College Station, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Easterwood.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Texas A&M and College Station are like without leaving home.

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College Info

400 Bizzell Street College Station, TX 77843

Campus Setting: Suburban

Texas A&M Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Texas A&M is Dec 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Texas A&M is Mar 1.

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Texas A&M ACT Scores


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25 - 32

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Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1380


Math SAT Range

580 - 700


Reading SAT Range

580 - 680

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Wondering what life at Texas A&M is like? There are approximately 70,418 students enrolled at Texas A&M, including 55,568 undergraduate students and 14,850 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from TX and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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