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Study at Texas A and M University

Texas A&M University, also known as A&M or TAMU, is a coeducational, public research university located in College Station, Texas. It was founded in the year 1876. The 2009 U. S. News and World Report ranked Texas A&M University 64th among national universities and 23rd among public universities. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:
  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Dwight Look College of Engineering
  • Education and Human Development
  • George Bush School of Government and Public Service
  • Geosciences
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mays Business School
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University's athletic teams compete in the Big 12 Conference (South Division). They are nicknamed the Aggies.

Profile of Texas A and M UniversityTexas A&M is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in College Station, TX. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Texas A&M top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about the school is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at Texas A&M often study science, engineering, agricultural science and management, landscaping and horticulture, and conservation and resource management.

Texas A&M Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 520 to 630 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 670 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Texas A&M tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 46, 542 students (43, 567 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Texas A&M has a large share of part-time students. Students sports include formal participation in Big Twelve Conference competitions. Texas A&M Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts2, 273interdisciplinary studies, political science, speech and rhetoric, English, history, economics, sociology, international studies, . . .
Business and Management1, 853accounting, finance, business management, marketing, sales and marketing, MIS, management science, operations management, . . .
Engineering1, 381civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, . . .
Science1, 167biomedical sciences, biology, chemistry, molecular genetics, atmospheric sciences, entomology, biochemistry, physics, . . .
Agricultural Science and Management707agricultural operations, agricultural management, agricultural journalism, agriculture, agricultural economics, food processing, food science, farm management
Therapy and Counselling547psychology, community health services, educational psychology, Counselling psychology, school psychology, clinical psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy422health and physical education, sports and fitness management, parks and recreation management, parks and recreation studies, nutrition sciences
Education and Teaching278curriculum and instruction, educational administration, agricultural teaching, adult education, health teaching, instructional media design, physical education teaching
Animal Science and Care264animal science, poultry science, animal breeding, dairy science
Engineering Technician250construction engineering tech, manufacturing tech, electronics tech
Architecture and Planning247architecture, landscape architecture, environmental design, urban planning
Conservation and Resource Management228environmental science, conservation, wildlife management, environmental studies, urban forestry, natural resources management, fisheries sciences, forestry, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering191computer science, computer engineering
Landscaping and Horticulture163applied horticulture, range management, turf management, agronomy, plant breeding, soil science, ornamental horticulture, pest management, . . .
Family and Social Work157food and nutrition, public administration
Medicine148veterinary medicine, veterinary sciences, veterinary preventive epidemiology, veterinary infectious disease, veterinary pathology, veterinary anatomy, pre-veterinary
Mathematics121mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Hospitality61tourism and travel
Real Estate and Construction Management58real estate
Religion and Philosophy39philosophy
Media26digital communications, journalism
Medical Support and Technology14health service and sciences, comparative animal medicine
Drama and Performing Arts14drama
Science and Laboratory Technician7nuclear tech
Contact: Texas A&MTexas A and M University

College Station, TX 77843

General Phone: (979) 845-3211


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