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Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi is a public institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,740, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 240 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,668 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,198 (2012-13).
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|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 89.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||89.7%|
|Application deadline||July 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi is 21:1, and the school has 16.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||21%|
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Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,740, with a gender distribution of 40.8 percent male students and 59.2 percent female students. At this school, 15 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 85 percent of students live off campus. Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, and health service. Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi, 60.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $2,962.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$7,668 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,198 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,020 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data