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At A Glance

Rankings

 

#5

5th among public universities in "Best Value Schools" category and 25th overall among publics
U.S. News & World Report, 2015

#4

4th in nation among all universities based on "research, service, social mobility, and contributions to society"
Washington Monthly, 2014

#1

1st in Texas in student retention and graduation rates — both overall and for minorities
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

#2

2nd among all universities in nation in a survey of top U.S. corporations, non-profits and government agencies, based on graduates recruiters prefer to hire
Wall Street Journal

  Campus Facts

 

Opened in
1876

Primary Location:
College Station, Texas

  • Branch Campuses: Galveston, Texas and Doha, Qatar
  • Texas Educational Sites: Bryan, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, McAllen, Round Rock, and Temple
  • College Station Campus: 5,200 acres
  • Colors: Maroon & White
  • Nickname: Aggies
  • Athletics: NCAA Division I in Southeastern Conference (SEC)

Student Body

 
  • Total Enrollment: 62,185
  • College Station Campus: 55,809
  • Undergraduates: 47,567
  • Graduate & Professional: 14,618
  • First-generation Students:  25%
  • Former Students: 436,000+
  • Student Organizations: 1,000+
  • Corps of Cadets*: 2,400+

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

 
62,185

Total Enrollment
Spring 2015

Academics & Research

 
researcher analyzing leaves in the field

191
Undergraduate Majors

244
Graduate Degree Programs

  • Member of the Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Colleges and Schools: 16
  • Undergraduate majors: 191
  • Graduate degree programs: 244
  • Study Abroad: 3,975 students to 150 countries each year
  • Total Faculty: 3,533
  • National Academies Faculty / Faculty Awards: 23 / 22
  • Research expenditures: $820 million+ (and in top 20 in NSF survey)