U.S. News Rankings
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Texas A&M University--Commerce is a public institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,601, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 1,883 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas A&M University--Commerce's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,998 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,298 (2011-12).
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Your Success is Our Business! This is truly our goal in the College of Business & Technology. We strive to prepare graduates that are fulfilled professionally and personally. Our graduates are ready to meet the opportunities and challenges in the completive, global, and technological environment found in innovative business and industry enterprises.
The College of Education and Human Services is comprised of six departments: Counseling; Educational Leadership; Curriculum and Instruction; Health and Human Performance; Psychology and Special Education and Social Work. Degrees offered include bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The College offers a wide variety of programs. Many lead to certification as professional educators; but others lead toward other professions, such as mental health counseling, athletic training education and Social Work. Texas A&M University-Commerce is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The United States Higher Education Act requires all states to report pass rates on statewide examinations for those seeking initial teacher certification. The COEHS is proud to report a 97% pass rate on the TExES/ExCET examination.
The College of Business & Technology is a scholarly and profession community dedicated to providing continuous intellectual research, intellectual development, and service opportunities in a learning-centered environment.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Texas A&M University--Commerce, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 31. The application fee at Texas A&M University--Commerce is $60. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 59.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||59.5%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 31|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.3 percent.
|Student-faculty ratio||N/A 4|
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Texas A&M University--Commerce has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,601, with a gender distribution of 39.7 percent male students and 60.3 percent female students. Texas A&M University--Commerce is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Texas A&M University--Commerce offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Texas A&M University--Commerce also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Texas A&M University--Commerce.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Texas A&M University--Commerce, 73.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,895.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,998 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$15,298 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,232 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data