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Study at Texas A and M University Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, also known as Texas A&M–Corpus Christi or TAMU–CC, is a state university located in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Ward Island. It was founded in the year 1947. The university is part of the Texas A&M University System. TAMU-CC offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and over 20 graduate programs. The university is organized into the following divisions:
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • College of Science and Technology
Island Waves is the official student-run newspaper at TAMU-CC. The athletics department of this university is a member of the Southland Conference. The official mascot is Izzy the Islander and the sports teams are nicknamed the Islanders.

Profile of Texas A and M University Corpus ChristiTexas A&M Corpus Christi is in a large city, in Corpus Christi, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Texas A&M Corpus Christi earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 410 to 510 for students at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 420 and 520. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.

Some professors at Texas A&M Corpus Christi are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

Texas A&M Corpus Christi, in 2007, had 8, 563 students (6, 916 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Athletic teams at the school belong to the Division I Independents for major sports. Texas A&M Corpus Christi Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management346business management, marketing, accounting, finance, business, MIS, managerial economics
Liberal Arts317interdisciplinary studies, English, history, political science, cartography, sociology, Spanish language, economics
Education and Teaching228school Counselling, educational administration, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, special ed, curriculum and instruction, reading teaching, instructional media design, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine150registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing administration, clinical nurse specialist
Science130biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, geology
Therapy and Counselling112psychology
Security and Law Enforcement80criminal justice and safety
Media67communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy61health and physical education, athletic trainer
Computer Science and Engineering41computer and info science
Art Studies34art studies
Medical Support and Technology27health service and sciences, clinical lab tech
Conservation and Resource Management25environmental science
Family and Social Work22public administration
Fine Arts12fine arts
Engineering Technician9mechanical engineering tech
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Agricultural Science and Management3aquaculture
Contact: Texas A&M Corpus ChristiTexas A and M University Corpus Christi

6300 Ocean Dr.

Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5503

General Phone: (361) 825-5700


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