Public University

49,861 students

Texas A&M University, a public university located in College Station, has 49,861 students enrolled. 25,949 prospective students applied in 2011. 16,489 (64 percent) of those students were admitted and 8,254 (50 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $8,421 in 2011 for in-state students, compared to $23,811 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 530 to 650 on critical reading, 570 to 670 on math, and 510 to 620 on writing.

Texas A&M University is represented by Congressional District 17, John Raney in Texas House District 14, and Charles Schwertner in Texas Senate District 5

401 Joe Routt Blvd.
College Station, Texas 77843
(979) 845-3211

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
Year Applicants Admitted Enrolled
1998 13,266 11,467 (86.4%) 6,658 (58.1%)
1999 14,456 10,754 (74.4%) 6,693 (62.2%)
2000 16,776 11,098 (66.2%) 6,685 (60.2%)
2001 16,684 11,531 (69.1%) 6,702 (58.1%)
2002 17,284 11,777 (68.1%) 6,949 (59.0%)
2003 17,250 11,639 (67.5%) 6,726 (57.8%)
2004 17,323 12,426 (71.7%) 7,068 (56.9%)
2005 17,871 12,503 (70.0%) 7,104 (56.8%)
2006 17,410 13,334 (76.6%) 7,804 (58.5%)
2007 18,816 14,379 (76.4%) 8,094 (56.3%)
2008 20,882 14,638 (70.1%) 8,093 (55.3%)
2009 22,757 15,158 (66.6%) 8,071 (53.2%)
2010 23,407 16,130 (68.9%) 8,176 (50.7%)
2011 25,949 16,489 (63.5%) 8,254 (50.1%)
19981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Applicants 13,26614,45616,77616,68417,28417,25017,32317,87117,41018,81620,88222,75723,40725,949
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
11,467 (86.4%)10,754 (74.4%)11,098 (66.2%)11,531 (69.1%)11,777 (68.1%)11,639 (67.5%)12,426 (71.7%)12,503 (70.0%)13,334 (76.6%)14,379 (76.4%)14,638 (70.1%)15,158 (66.6%)16,130 (68.9%)16,489 (63.5%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
6,658 (58.1%)6,693 (62.2%)6,685 (60.2%)6,702 (58.1%)6,949 (59.0%)6,726 (57.8%)7,068 (56.9%)7,104 (56.8%)7,804 (58.5%)8,094 (56.3%)8,093 (55.3%)8,071 (53.2%)8,176 (50.7%)8,254 (50.1%)
Applicants, admitted and enrolled students by year

Students

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
Year Scores (25th percentile - 75th percentile)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Fall 2001 520 - 630 550 - 660 N/A
Fall 2002 520 - 630 550 - 660 N/A
Fall 2003 520 - 640 550 - 660 N/A
Fall 2004 520 - 640 550 - 660 N/A
Fall 2005 530 - 640 560 - 670 N/A
Fall 2006 520 - 630 560 - 660 500 - 610
Fall 2007 520 - 630 560 - 670 500 - 610
Fall 2008 520 - 630 560 - 670 500 - 610
Fall 2009 520 - 630 560 - 670 500 - 610
Fall 2010 530 - 650 570 - 680 510 - 620
Fall 2011 530 - 650 570 - 670 510 - 620
20012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Critical Reading 520 - 630520 - 630520 - 640520 - 640530 - 640520 - 630520 - 630520 - 630520 - 630530 - 650530 - 650
Math 550 - 660550 - 660550 - 660550 - 660560 - 670560 - 660560 - 670560 - 670560 - 670570 - 680570 - 670
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A500 - 610500 - 610500 - 610500 - 610510 - 620510 - 620
Critical reading, math and writing SAT scores of the 25th–75th percentile by year
(writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)

Sections

Enrollment

Number of students enrolled
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Total 40,02939,17438,65438,65038,24340,11343,44244,02644,61845,08344,81344,43544,57845,38046,54248,03948,70249,12949,861

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
White 77.9%77.4%77.0%76.9%77.0%76.4%77.2%76.5%76.6%76.6%76.3%75.7%75.0%73.6%72.4%70.7%68.9%67.1%65.8%
Black 2.9%3.0%3.2%3.2%3.0%2.9%2.6%2.4%2.4%2.3%2.3%2.5%2.8%3.0%3.0%3.2%3.3%3.1%3.1%
Hispanic 8.4%9.0%9.7%9.6%9.6%9.4%8.7%8.4%8.2%8.2%8.5%9.3%10.2%10.9%11.3%12.2%13.0%14.3%15.2%
Asian 3.5%3.7%3.4%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.1%3.1%3.0%3.0%2.9%3.1%3.4%3.8%4.0%4.2%4.6%4.3%4.5%
Pacific Islander *****************0.1%0.1%
Native 0.3%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.6%0.3%0.3%
Multiracial *****************1.8%2.1%
International 6.9%6.6%6.5%6.7%6.9%6.7%6.7%7.6%7.9%8.2%8.5%8.2%7.6%7.8%8.2%8.7%9.0%8.7%8.6%
Unknown *****1.1%1.3%1.6%1.4%1.2%0.9%0.7%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.6%0.3%0.3%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
2000 $3,374 $9,824 $788 $5,164
2001 $3,722 $10,052 $802 $5,260
2002 $4,748 $11,288 $818 $6,030
2003 $5,051 $12,131 $830 $6,030
2004 $5,955 $13,695 $1,186 $6,887
2005 $6,399 $14,679 $1,180 $6,952
2006 $6,966 $15,216 $1,280 $7,660
2007 $7,335 $15,675 $1,156 $6,480
2008 $7,844 $22,184 $1,200 $8,000
2009 $8,176 $22,606 $1,278 $8,039
2010 $8,387 $22,817 $1,350 $8,008
2011 $8,421 $23,811 $1,340 $8,200
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
In-State Tuition $3,374 $3,722 $4,748 $5,051 $5,955 $6,399 $6,966 $7,335 $7,844 $8,176 $8,387 $8,421
Out-Of-State Tuition $9,824 $10,052 $11,288 $12,131 $13,695 $14,679 $15,216 $15,675 $22,184 $22,606 $22,817 $23,811
Books & Supplies $788 $802 $818 $830 $1,186 $1,180 $1,280 $1,156 $1,200 $1,278 $1,350 $1,340
Room & Board $5,164 $5,260 $6,030 $6,030 $6,887 $6,952 $7,660 $6,480 $8,000 $8,039 $8,008 $8,200
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 1999 27.50% 65.70% 76.70%
FY 2000 30.50% 68.50% 77.00%
FY 2001 31.50% 70.40% 78.20%
FY 2002 32.10% 70.50% 79.20%
FY 2003 36.60% 72.20% 79.20%
FY 2004 37.60% 74.30% 80.90%
FY 2005 39.50% 73.90% 82.20%
FY 2006 42.60% 74.80% 81.60%
FY 2007 46.70% 76.20% 82.30%
FY 2008 47.20% 78.30% 83.60%
FY 2009 50.70% 78.10% 84.10%
FY 2010 50.10% 79.80% 83.60%
2011 None% None% 84.40%
1999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
4-Year 27.50%30.50%31.50%32.10%36.60%37.60%39.50%42.60%46.70%47.20%50.70%50.10%N/A
5-Year 65.70%68.50%70.40%70.50%72.20%74.30%73.90%74.80%76.20%78.30%78.10%79.80%N/A
6-Year 76.70%77.00%78.20%79.20%79.20%80.90%82.20%81.60%82.30%83.60%84.10%83.60%84.40%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations