Texas A&M University
#183 Overall Influence#91 Desirability Rank

Texas A&M University

Public research university in College Station, Texas, United States

Texas A&M University is a public research university in College Station, Texas. It was founded in 1876 and became the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System in 1948. , Texas A&M’s student body is the largest in the United States. Texas A&M’s designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution—the only university in Texas to hold all three designations—reflects a range of research with ongoing projects funded by organizations such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration , the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. In 2001, Texas A&M was inducted as a member of the Association of American Universities. The school’s students, alumni—over 500,000 strong—and sports teams are known as Aggies. The Texas A&M Aggies athletes compete in 18 varsity sports as a member of the Southeastern Conference.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

36,000

Acceptance

68%

Graduation Rate

80%

Median SAT Score

1275

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,537

Fees (in-state)

$3,386

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$67,800

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

58K

Under-Grads

48K

Graduates

10K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

JKW Administration Building, Suite 200, College Station TX 77843-1248

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

21 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

What is Texas A&M University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#44 World Rank #34 USA Rank
Engineering
#87 World Rank #43 USA Rank
Sociology
#119 World Rank #44 USA Rank
Chemistry
#121 World Rank #69 USA Rank
Computer Science
#84 World Rank #72 USA Rank
Business
#126 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Political Science
#211 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Mathematics
#227 World Rank #82 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#113 World Rank #83 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#234 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Physics
#105 World Rank #86 USA Rank
Communications
#143 World Rank #89 USA Rank
Education
#206 World Rank #93 USA Rank
Economics
#208 World Rank #100 USA Rank
Biology
#204 World Rank #116 USA Rank
History
#176 World Rank #126 USA Rank
Nursing
#201 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Social Work
#261 World Rank #132 USA Rank
Medical
#343 World Rank #177 USA Rank
Psychology
#407 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Anthropology
#489 World Rank #185 USA Rank
Philosophy
#507 World Rank #248 USA Rank
Law

Other areas of influence

#965 World Rank #490 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Texas A&M University's Most influential alumni?

Texas A&M University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Business, and Sociology. Texas A&M University’s most academically influential people include C. Wright Mills, Frank Malina, and T. Boone Pickens.

C. Wright Mills
C. Wright Mills

American sociologist

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Frank Malina
Frank Malina

American aeronautical engineer and painter

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T. Boone Pickens
T. Boone Pickens

American financier; Chairman, BP Capital Management

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Gene Wolfe
Gene Wolfe

American science fiction and fantasy writer

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Wen Ho Lee

Taiwanese-American nuclear physicist

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Don McLeroy

Texas dentist and creationist

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Bernard Adolph Schriever
Bernard Adolph Schriever

United States Air Force general

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T. Michael Moseley
T. Michael Moseley

United States general

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G. P. "Bud" Peterson
G. P. "Bud" Peterson

American mechanical engineer

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Jack Woolf
Jack Woolf

President of the University of Texas at Arlington

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Wendell Nedderman
Wendell Nedderman

American engineering academic

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Shobu Yarlagadda

Indian film producer

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