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Overall U.S. News & World Report Rankings
- 2nd in nation among public universities in "Great Schools, Great Prices" category (U.S. News and World Report, 2011)
- 22nd in nation among public universities (U.S. News and World Report, 2011)
- 1st in nation among public universities — the biological/agricultural program, operated by the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (U.S. News and World Report, 2010)
- 9th in nation among public universities — The Dwight Look College of Engineering (U.S. News and World Report, 2009)
- 9th in nation among public undergraduate schools — with 8 departments in the top 10 — The Dwight Look College of Engineering (U.S. News and World Report, 2010)
- 6th in nation among public graduate schools — with 7 departments in the top 10 — The Dwight Look College of Engineering (U.S. News and World Report, 2010)
- 2nd in nation among public universities — Mays Business School's MBA program in "placement after three months" (U.S. News and World Report, 2011)
- Mays Business College and Graduate School of Business is ranked in the Top 20 among public universities (U.S. News and World Report, 2010)
- The College of Education is ranked 31st among public universities — a gain of 16 ratings points from the previous year (U.S. News and World Report, 2010)
- The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine is efficient and effective in addressing the state’s physician workforce shortage, and was ranked as second most affordable medical school in the nation (U.S. News and World Report, 2012)
- The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is the only professional school located in south Texas; it is ranked 48 among the best schools of pharmacy (U.S. News and World Report)
- The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health is consistently ranked in the top 25 schools of public health in the nation (U.S. News and World Report)
- Top 10 best value public colleges, based on an evaluation of available financial aid and the cost of attendance (The Princeton Review)
- 4th in the nation for most affordable comprehensive public universities with high return on investment (ROI) — what graduates earn during the first 20 years of their careers (PayScale, Inc.)
- 1st among public institutions in Texas in earnings of graduates at the midpoint of their careers, and in the top 15 publics nationally (PayScale, Inc.)
- The Mays Business School's Full-Time MBA Program is ranked 1st in "Value for Money" among public universities in the U.S. (Financial Times)
- Top 25 nationally in "what colleges do for the country" (Washington Monthly)
- Largest student-run one-day service project in nation: The Big Event — 13,000 participants in 1,450 projects in Bryan/College Station in 2010
- Top 25 nationally in number of graduates in the Peace Corps
- Ranks as the 7th most "veteran-friendly" college in the country (Military Times EDGE)
- More than 1,000 student-led clubs and organizations
- Among the most Facebook fans of any university in the country
- 1st public university in nation — and by far the largest — to introduce iPhone apps mobile suite with up-to-date information for Texas A&M students, faculty and staff. Broad and extensive use of social media includes Facebook, Twitter, iTunesU, Tamu Mobile Apps for iPhone and Blackberry, etc.
- First year in the SEC, Texas A&M brought home two regular season SEC titles in women's tennis and women's outdoor track and field, while the women's basketball team won the SEC Tournament Championship. Four other teams — women's soccer, women's volleyball, women's tennis and men's tennis — won SEC Western Division titles.
- 46 conference titles since 1996 in various men's and women's sports
- The Men's Outdoor Track and Field Team won the NCAA national championship in 2013, the seventh national title for the men's and women's track and field teams.
- In 2012, the Aggie football team finished 5th in the country, the highest finish since 1956, and Texas A&M defeated the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa.
- Home to a spectacular 400,000 SF Recreational Sports Center — including rock wall and world-class natatorium — with more than 12,000 students participating in more than 34 student-led sports clubs and intramurals
- 5th in country for best athletic facilities (The Princeton Review)