Texas A&M University--Galveston 1

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PO Box 1675

Galveston, TX 77553-1675

Phone: (877) 322-4443
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Texas A&M University--Galveston is a public institution that was founded in 1962. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 130 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The ocean is our classroom. Ocean voyages, sailing in Galveston Bay, beach front experiments and independent study complement the rigorous classroom experience at Texas A&M University at Galveston. TAMUG offers ocean-oriented bachelors and masters degree programs in business, oceanographic/physical and biological sciences, engineering and transportation. Degrees are awarded from Texas A&M University. The campus also housed the Texas Maritime Academy, which is one of five seacoast maritime academies in the U.S. preparing graduates for licensing as officers in the American Merchant Marine. The Mitchell Campus provides the perfect environment for ocean related studies. The by-the-sea campus has immediate access to the ocean and to estuarine areas including Galveston Bay.

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Year founded 1962
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When applying to Texas A&M University--Galveston, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at Texas A&M University--Galveston is $45.

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Texas A&M University--Galveston offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Texas A&M University--Galveston 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, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Texas A&M University--Galveston, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Texas A&M University--Galveston.

Students who have cars on campus 80%
Health insurance offered Yes

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