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Texas A & M University-College Station Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
39,049
Total Undergrads
Including 3,257 Part-time
8,176
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 725 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

46% Women
54% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Big Twelve Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

7
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $678,523)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $262,868)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 154 149 Yes -
Baseball 36 - Yes -
Basketball 17 31 - Yes
Equestrian - 55 Yes -
Football 122 - - -
Golf 14 11 - Yes
Soccer - 36 Yes Yes
Softball - 22 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 31 46 - -
Tennis 14 13 - Yes
Volleyball - 20 Yes Yes
Archery - - Yes -
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Rifle - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Water Polo - - Yes Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -
Weight Lifting - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.4%
Hispanic 13.0%
Non-resident alien 8.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 68.8%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 34
Liquor Law Violation 124
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 32

Notable Alumni

  • Lowry Mays (Class of '57), Co-founder of Clear Channel Communications
  • Rick Perry (Class of '72), Governor of Texas
  • Lyle Lovett (Class of '79), Country singer
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Amanda from Houston, TX
  • 3
  • I stayed in a dorm my freshman year and it helps you meet many people which is a plus for a campus as large as A&M. Networking and friendships happen…

  • Jan-06-2012 Read More
  • Dylan
  • 4
  • Texas A&M has older dorms and they are currently renovating and building new dorms and university apartments around campus.…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
  • Colleen from Texas
  • 3
  • There are a variety of different dorm styles. Make sure you know what you want before applying to dorms. Some of the dorms on the Northside of campus are loud…

  • Jan-09-2012 Read More
  • Czausaun from Austin, TX
  • 3
  • I look forward to dorm life, the independence of being responsible for myself, which is not new to me, since I have always taken the initiative and proven my self-determination…

  • Jul-12-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Laura from College Station, TX
  • Aug-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Meal plans have been a source of debate on campus for a long time now. The Panda Express downstairs in the MSC and the Rev Burger from Rev's American Grill are convenient to get to. There is a pizza place and some other food places on campus. So far, the food has tasted fine, but the selection could be better, especially if you're vegan.

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  • 4
  • Dominic from Sugar Land, TX
  • Aug-10-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is good, and there's plenty of on-campus variety, but even so you eat it every day, every meal, and your bound to get a little tired of it.

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  • 3
  • Michelle from Fort Worth, TX
  • Aug-07-2014 I am a current student here

    There's nothing much gourmet or high quality here ever since the university decided to contract their food services, but there are some legendary food traditions like Sbisa cookies and these amazing brownies with coconut and condensed milk. Sweet potato fries are rampant and there's pretty good Indian food available in the dining halls. Get out into the rest of the city to grab some real grub or petition dining services like everyone else.

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  • 2
  • Colby from Temple, TX
  • Jun-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food is alright at the cafeteria, but there is plenty of food places in college station.

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  • 4
  • Andy from Arlington, TX
  • May-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are many option and variety of foods. Many restaurants and and fast food places to eat. As well as healthier options for others.

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  • 3
  • Nellie from Arlington, TX
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Long lines for food, especially popular fast food places like Panda and Chick Fil A. I wish there was more variety/more food places. They're also open at weird times during the weekends.

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  • 4
  • David
  • May-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Dining-wise, it just got outsourced to a new company that is still trying to find a way to optimize how they operate, but the food quality went up as the year went on. Overall, it's not too bad, but if

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Laura from College Station, TX
  • Aug-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Texas A&M has 58 national and international Greek organizations and many students are a part of Greek life. The organizations are managed by the Organization of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

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  • 0
  • Jennifer from Houston, TX
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    There are many fraternities and sororities to choose from. There's even a section off-campus where many of the greek houses are located.

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  • 0
  • Emily from College Station, TX
  • Feb-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Plenty of Greek life to get involved in if that's what you are looking for. It's not as big as some other universities, but they are also very academic and most are very responsible.

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  • 0
  • Natalie from Katy, TX
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very good at A&M. Besides the fact that most sororities have excellent reputations, they are also very generous with their philanthropic events and networking.

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