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Study at Texas A and M University Commerce

Texas A&M University–Commerce, also known as TAMU-C, is a member of the Texas A&M University System and is located in Commerce, Texas. It was originally founded as East Texas Normal College in 1889. The university confers a variety of degrees and certificates to the students. It is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Technology
  • College of Education and Human Services
The East Texan is the weekly student-run newspaper of TAMU-C. The university is part of the Lone Star Conference (Division II) and its sports teams are nicknamed the Lions. They participate in various sports such as football, basketball, golf, soccer, cross country, volleyball, and track and field.

Profile of Texas A and M University CommerceTexas A&M Commerce can be found in Commerce, TX (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Texas A&M Commerce.

Course Topics

The school offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at Texas A&M Commerce are in liberal arts.

Texas A&M Commerce Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Texas A&M Commerce turned down 57% of potential students in 2007. Only 25% of students scored 440 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 450 to 530, but ranged both higher and lower. People attending Texas A&M Commerce come from a variety of states around the country.

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 8, 813 students were enrolled in Texas A&M Commerce.

Student Life
Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Texas A&M Commerce offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in Lone Star Conference competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Texas A&M University-Commerce provides a personal educational experience for a diverse community of life-long learners. Our purpose is to discover and disseminate knowledge for leadership and service in an interconnected and dynamic world. Our challenge is to nurture partnerships for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic vitality of the Northeast Texas region and beyond. "Texas A&M Commerce Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts614interdisciplinary studies, history, sociology, English, political science, speech and rhetoric, Spanish language, library science, . . .
Education and Teaching483educational administration, elementary school teaching, school Counselling, special ed, secondary teaching, reading teaching, adult education, teacher education, . . .
Business and Management461business management, marketing, finance, accounting, business, MIS, human resources, electronic commerce
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy107health and physical education, athletic trainer
Family and Social Work87social work
Computer Science and Engineering75computer and info science, information science
Engineering Technician70industrial tech, construction engineering tech
Therapy and Counselling61psychology, educational psychology
Science55biology, chemistry, physics, geology
Security and Law Enforcement39criminal justice and safety, criminology
Media39radio and television, animation and special effects, public relations, journalism
Agricultural Science and Management31agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural economics
Fine Arts31fine arts
Photography and Commercial Art25photography, commercial art
Music22music, music performance
Drama and Performing Arts16drama
Conservation and Resource Management14environmental science, wildlife management
Animal Science and Care13animal science
Engineering10industrial engineering
Medical Support and Technology9health service and sciences
Landscaping and Horticulture4agronomy
Law3legal assistant
Design2graphic design
Contact: Texas A&M CommerceTexas A and M University Commerce

2600 South Neal

Commerce, TX 75429-3011

General Phone: (903) 886-5081

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