Rank: 34

Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TXwww.tamu.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1200/27
Enrollment
49,760
With some 48,000 undergraduates, Texas A&M is the largest school in MONEY's top 50. It's also one of the most affordable for in-state students. Almost a quarter of students come from low-income families, and Texas A&M accepts 67% of applicants. Best known for its business, agriculture, and engineering programs, TAMU also has one of the country's largest programs in recreation,...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$26,200
% of students who get any grants
57%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,800
Average price for low-income students
$6,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
86%
% of need met
66%
% of students who get merit* grants
6%
Average merit grant
$3,600
student success
Graduation rate
79%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$15,500
Average salary within 5 years
$55,000
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
45%
admissions
Acceptance rate
67%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1200/27
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-Dec

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

The reason I choose to attend Texas A&M University is due to the community feeling of the campus. Everyone is really friendly and is willing to help you in any way possible. The facilities are top notch and there are so many opportunities to get involved on campus. There are...
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I love how nice everyone is. People are always smiling at me as I walk by and starting conversations on the bus. UT has nothing on A&M. The only issue I have is the parking situation and traffic. A&M is increasing its student body so much so quickly that its...
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I just love Texas A&M University! The professors are great and a lot of them come from all over the world. There are TONS of organizations to join and if you don't find one that fits you, you can actually start up your own! There's a lot of different courses...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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