Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi

Address:
6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5503
Phone:
361-825-5700
Website:
http://www.tamucc.edu
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About Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi

Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,591
 Graduate1,877
 Total9,468
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2565%
 % 25 and Over35%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time68%
 % Part-time32%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.9%
 % Black5.0%
 % Asian2.6%
 % Latino38.9%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown0.2%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,094
 % Admitted85%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled33%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT75%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT49%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800530 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800510 / 800
 SAT Math430 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3622 / 36
 ACT English15 / 3621
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math17 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,294
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,432
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid72%
 % Undergraduates with Loans52%
 % Undergraduates with Grants46%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$960
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,175
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,175
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,600
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,600

Neighborhood Data for the Corpus Christi Area

Median Age34.3
Median Household Income$45,267
Total Population302,113
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.0% 51.0%
 Age 0-950.8%49.2%
 Age 10-1750.9%49.1%
 Age 18-2450.1%49.9%
 Age 25-2950.0%50.0%
 Age 30-3949.8%50.2%
 40+48.0%52.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White84.1%
 % Black4.4%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino59.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,175
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,175
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$636
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50035.3%22.6%7.7%
 $500 to $74934.6%45.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99925.7%25.7%45.7%
 Over $10004.4%6.2%24.0%
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