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Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate64%
Acceptance Rate64%

About Texas A&M

Texas A&M University Overview

Texas A&M University is a public, state school in the suburban setting of College Station, Texas. Texas A&M was founded in 1876 and the school currently enrolls around 72,530 students a year, which includes 56,723 undergraduate students. Texas A&M provides on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is December 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Texas A&M by March 31.

Student Activities at Texas A&M

Are you interested in music or performing? At Texas A&M you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and 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.

Interested in Greek life? Texas A&M has both 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.

2022 Texas A&M Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 64%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 68%
In-State Tuition $9,208
Out-of-State $36,117
Percent of Need Met 65%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $18,532

Is Texas A&M a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

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

2022 Acceptance Rate for Texas A&M University

Texas A&M is very difficult to get into. Texas A&M admitted 64% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 44,110 applications received in 2022, 28,287 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Texas A&M

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

Approximately 93% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Texas A&Mcome back their sophomore year. Around 83% of students who started at Texas A&M earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Texas A&M directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

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 2022, the total market value of Texas A&M University's endowment was $18 billion. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $13,223 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Texas A&M

Tuition 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 65% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Texas A&M full-time are awarded $18,532 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $24,207 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Texas A&M.

Based on this information, does Texas A&M seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! 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, in the suburbs of Houston.

If you would like 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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Texas A&M University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Texas A&M ACT Scores


ACT Range

25 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Estimated Chance

31 and Above


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Texas A&M SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1160 - 1370


Math SAT Range

570 - 700


Reading SAT Range

570 - 680

Texas A&M Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Texas A&M is like? There are approximately 72,530 students enrolled at Texas A&M, including 56,723 undergraduate students and 15,807 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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