Facts About Academics

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At Texas A&M, students have a wealth of opportunity to pursue their lifelong career goals. Many of Texas A&M's degree programs are ranked in the top 10 nationally. With a comprehensive selection of majors and numerous extracurricular activities to hone their skills in academics, leadership and public service, a college experience at Texas A&M results in highly sought-after graduates and solid world citizens.

With more than 120 undergraduate degree programs and more than 240 master's and Ph.D. programs to choose from, the university enrolls one of the 6 largest student bodies in the nation — and the largest outside a major metropolitan area. Fall 2013 total enrollment was a record 58,809.

Ranked among the nation’s top 25 public universities and top 10 public engineering schools by U.S. News & World Report, Texas A&M is the largest research university in the Southwest with more than $820 million in research expenditures generated by faculty-researchers. The university also holds membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities, one of only 62 institutions with this distinction.

Texas A&M also ranks at the top statewide in student retention and graduation, making it the university of choice for students from all walks of life.