Skip Navigation

At A Glance

 

#2

2nd among public universities nationally in enrollment of National Merit Scholars
National Merit Scholarship Corporation, 2014

#2

2nd among public universities in "Best Value Schools" category and 21st overall among publics
U.S. News & World Report, 2016

#1

1st nationally in “Great Schools You Can Actually Get Into” list
Money Magazine, 2015

#3

3rd in nation among all universities based on "research, service, social mobility, and contributions to society"
Washington Monthly, 2015

#1

1st in Texas in 4, 5 and 6-year student graduation rates — both overall and for minorities
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

#1

1st in country in Best Colleges for Veterans
Best Value Schools, 2014

Aggie Life Download PDF

 

Opened in
1876

Primary Location:
College Station, Texas

  • Branch Campuses: Galveston, Texas and Doha, Qatar
  • College Station Campus: 5,200 acres
  • Colors: Maroon & White
  • Nickname: Aggies
  • Athletics: NCAA Division I in Southeastern Conference (SEC)
  • Total Enrollment (Fall 2015): 66,426
  • College Station Campus: 60,979
  • Undergraduates: 51,406
  • Graduate & Professional: 12,209
  • First-generation Students: 26%
  • Former Students: 440,000+
  • Student Organizations: 1,000+
  • Corps of Cadets*: 2,400+

*Commissions more officers than any institution other than the nation's service academies

 
66,426

Total Enrollment
Fall 2016

Academics & Research Download PDF

 
researcher analyzing leaves in the field

128
Undergraduate Degree Programs

268
Graduate Degree Programs

  • Member of the Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Colleges and Schools: 19
  • Master's degree programs: 170
  • Doctoral degree programs: 93
  • First professional degree programs: 5
  • Study Abroad: 4,385 students to 103 countries each year
  • Total Faculty: 3,521
  • National Academies Faculty: 22
  • Nobel Prize: 3
  • Wolf Prize: 3
  • Research expenditures*: $866 million+

* #17 nationally, National Science Foundation, 2014