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Best Values in Colleges

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Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)


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Texas A&M University is ranked 35 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 180 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 62%
Applicants who took ACT 38%

SAT Verbal Score

700+9%
600-69935%
600+44%

SAT Math Score

700+15%
600-69943%
600+58%

ACT Score

30-3630%
24-2951%
24+81%

Students applied32,190
Students admitted22,863
Admission rate71%

Students per faculty20

4-year graduation rate50%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,149
Fees$3,279
Room and board$10,338
Estimated book expense$1,194
Total cost$20,960

Cost after need-based aid$11,645
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,606

Average debt at graduation$25,005

Out of State

Tuition$24,742
Fees$3,279
Room and board$10,338
Estimated book expense$1,194
Total cost$39,553

Cost after need-based aid$30,238
Cost after non-need-based aid$36,199

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met68%
Average need-based aid$9,315
Average non-need-based aid$3,354

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment47,093

Full-Time

Men21,587
Women20,542

Part-Time

Men2,636
Women2,328

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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