Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
10,174
total students
Tuition Cost $4,994 | $8,658
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $9,234
July 1
fall application deadline
86%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
550
sat math
550
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Surveying Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

86% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied9,002
    • Accepted7,773
    • Acceptance Rate86%
    • Enrolled10,174
    • Female Applicants5,580
    • Females Accepted4,837
    • Female Acceptance Rate86%
    • Male Applicants3,422
    • Males Accepted2,936
    • Male Acceptance Rate85%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.26
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 550 415 520
    • SAT Math 550 440 550
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 20 18 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,994
    • Out-of-state tuition *$8,658
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$3,975
    • Room and board *$10,410
    • Room only *$6,890
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredYes
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionSenior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$9,234
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$9,965
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$3,853
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,756
    • Average Grant Aid:$2,517
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$6,540
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:97%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 53%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 3%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students10,174
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino50.3%
    • Black or African American6.29%
    • White or Caucasian35.62%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.17%
    • Asian2.57%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.03%
    • Two or more races.9%
    • Unknown or International Student1.97%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout2.15% representing 41 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students2.51% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 51%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Student Accounting Society: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Student Art Association: Golden Key, Islander Cultural Alliance: Kinesiology Club, Graduate Student Association: Sea Turtle Club, Student Nurses Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track Yes Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes Yes
    • Track Yes Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty715
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 10,035 students to 566 faculty

Location & Contact

6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
USA

Mrs.Monica Martinez

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 361-825-2624
Fax: 361-825-5887
Email: monica.martinez@tamucc.edu

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