Top RankingsMore Statistics and Recognitions
- Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a “Doctoral/Research University – Extensive.”
- Texas A&M University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of North America’s best 62 research institutions.
- Texas A&M consistently ranks in the top 10 of both enrollment and research expenditures.
- Consistently ranks among the Top 10 universities in the number of science and engineering doctorates produced.
A diverse and talented student body
Through its commitment to diversity, Texas A&M University promotes and welcomes students of all races and national origin to enhance the learning and campus experience. With approximately 45,000 students enrolled, more than 9,000 are graduate students, and over 3,600 of those are international. Texas A&M ranks in the Top 20 in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to minorities.
The graduate faculty includes approximately 3,000 affiliated faculty members, many of whom are also members of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
Excellent Facilities and Libraries
The University offers an outstanding research libraries with research collections of over 2.8 million volumes and 5.2 million microforms.
World Renowned Research Programs
Each year, more than 2,500 faculty members conduct approximately $400 million worth of sponsored research projects, assisted by more than 5,000 paid graduate students. Texas A&M University consistently ranks in the top 10 in research expenditures. The Division of Research supports and advances high impact faculty research programs to ensure creative work and open new intellectual arenas.
At Texas A&M University, students receive an extraordinarily high-quality education without the high tuition prices at some schools. The estimated cost of tuition and fees for a full-time graduate student for 2006-2007 is about $8,000. Texas A&M University pays the tuition ($4,697) portion for students who hold a graduate assistantship. The Bryan-College Station area has a lower-than-average cost of living. These factors make Texas A&M University an excellent value for an educational investment in your future.
- U.S News & World Report, in its most recent edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” ranked Texas A&M University among the top five in its “best values” category for public universities.
- Princeton Review, a nationally prominent college guidebook for prospective students, lists Texas A&M University as one of the country’s “top 10 best value public colleges” in its 2007 edition. It is the only university in Texas to be included in the “top 10 best value” category for public institutions.
- Texas A&M University was the top-ranked university in Texas and the Southwest in Kiplinger’s 2006 listing of the nation’s 100 “best values in public colleges” published in its February edition. It ranked 25th nationally.
- The Washington Monthly ranked Texas A&M University seventh among the best in the nation in its inaugural college guide that takes into consideration such aspects as community service and research that advances knowledge and drives economic growth.