Texas A&M University is a public institution that was started in 1876. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 53,791, its environment is city, and the campus size is 5,200 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its in-state tuition/fees are $12,445; out-of-state tuition/fees are $39,394
Ready to be an Aggie? All learners assume the nickname at Texas A&M, an academic and athletic powerhouse in central Texas. Once an all mens school called the Agricultural and Mechanical College now shortened to A&M the university today is coed and offers a wide variety of majors and activities. learners can choose from more than 1,000 clubs and organizations, including nearly 60 fraternities and sororities. About 10% of learners go Greek. More learners, about 25%, play in Texas A&M intramural sports leagues, one of the largest programs in the country. The schools varsity sports participate in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference, cheered on by mascot Reveille IX, a collie. Miss Rev, as the collie is known, is also the highest-ranking member in the schools Cadet Corps, the largest ROTC program in the nation (not including programs at service academies). First-year learners interested in community service can get involved right away through the Freshmen in Service and Hosting program (FISH). All learners can give back during The Big Event, the largest single-day, student-run volunteer effort in the country in which more than 22,000 Aggies work to improve the nearby cities of College Station and Bryan. For many learners, these communities are also home; freshmen are not required to live on campus and many choose to live in College Station or Bryan.
The university has highly ranked graduate offerings through its Dwight Look College of Engineering, Mays Business School and College of Education and Human Development. The school, which is known as a research institution, offers unique programs including the only veterinary medicine school in Texas. The school also has a campus in Qatar, where about 500 learners enroll. Notable alumni of Texas A&M include dozens of politicians such as U.S. Reps. Joe Barton and Louie Gohmert, and a handful of beauty pageant winners, including Miss USA, Kandace Krueger, and Miss Louisiana USA, Melissa McConnell.