Enrollment: Twice a year
Financial Aid: Yes
City: College Station
Street: 109 John J. Koldus Building, 1265 TAMU
Texas A&M University is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The University was opened in on October 4, 1876 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, the first public institution of higher education in the state.
As a Senior Military College, Texas A&M is one of three public universities with a full-time, volunteer Corps of Cadets that provides more commissioned officers to the United States Armed Forces than any other school outside of the service academies.
Texas A&M University is one of a select few universities with land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant designations. With an enrollment of about half men and half women, 25 percent of the freshman class are the first in their family to attend college and 8,500 are graduate students. Texas A&M has two branch campuses, one in Galveston, Texas, and one in the Middle Eastern country of Qatar.
There are opportunities for students to learn in and out of the classroom whether through technology or through one of our branch campuses or international study centers.
Many of our degree programs are ranked in the top 10 nationally. More than 120 undergraduate degree programs and 240 master's and Ph.D. programs, as well as a doctorate in veterinary medicine are offers at the University. With this 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.
Texas A&M University offers students to get financial aid. It uses the Apply Texas application for all entering freshmen. Scholarships assist students with the cost of education. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic criteria, but might also include financial need, campus/community activities, leadership positions and work experience.
Texas A&M University also offers programs through distance education. It offers graduate (masters or doctoral) degrees by distance education. Several Masterís degrees are available online.