Texas A&M University is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of College Station, TX, less than an hour from Houston.
Founded in 1876, Texas A&M currently enrolls around 70,418 students a year, including 55,568 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Texas A&M's endowment was valued at $13,594,481,559 in 2021. The school spends $13,699 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 63%
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: December 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 31
It is moderately difficult to get into Texas A&M University. Around 63 percent of all applicants are admitted to Texas A&M each year.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive 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.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Texas A&M, around 94 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 9,488 students who started at Texas A&M as first-time freshman, 5,364 graduate within four years.
Around 83 percent of students who started at Texas A&M earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $24,621 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Texas A&M sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Texas A&M a good school for YOU?
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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by March 31.
Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Texas A&M and get personalized recommendations for other colleges that might be perfect for you.
First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Texas A&M is 28. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Texas A&M. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Texas A&M is like? There are approximately 68,390 students enrolled at Texas A&M, including 53,791 undergraduate students and 14,599 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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