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Study at Texas A and M University At Galveston

The Texas A and M University at Galveston, also referred to as TAMUG, was established in 1962. The Galveston Marine Laboratory and the Texas Maritime Academy merged to form the TAMUG. The university offers a combination of maritime and marine courses to the students. Undergraduate degrees in marine sciences, marine biology, marine engineering technology, maritime administration, and ocean and coastal resources are offered to the students. Master degrees in marine resources management are also available. The students of Texas A and M University at Galveston participate in various activities including sailing. The university sponsors the Varsity Sailing Team, the offshore Sailing Team, and the Agie Crew. Also, students are also involved in other sports icluding tennis, volleyball, basketball, and baseball. The teams are members of the NCAA, and the Big 12 Conference.

Profile of Texas A and M University At GalvestonTexas A&M Galveston is located in Galveston, TX (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Texas A&M Galveston is the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Texas A&M Galveston is known for its programs in transportation, engineering, science, and conservation and resource management.

Texas A&M Galveston Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 600. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Texas A&M Galveston has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school had 1, 614 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
Texas A&M Galveston offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Texas A&M Galveston Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Science83marine biology, oceanography
Business and Management69business management
Engineering34ocean engineering, naval and marine engineering
Transportation30merchant marine officer
Conservation and Resource Management22wetlands management, fisheries sciences
Liberal Arts19interdisciplinary studies
Contact: Texas A&M GalvestonTexas A and M University At Galveston

200 Seawolf Parkway

Galveston, TX 77554

General Phone: (409) 740-4400


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