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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,648 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 27 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Division I Independents

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $89,549)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $63,681)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 25 38 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 15 15 - -
Golf - 7 - -
Softball - 21 - -
Tennis 10 10 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.0%
Hispanic 38.0%
Non-resident alien 5.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 46.1%
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
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 3
Drug Law Violation 24
Liquor Law Violation 33
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 7
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Brandy from San Antonio, TX
  • 4
  • dorm life is a good experience it's very covenant and it is pretty quite. the facilities are really nice and the RA's are very helpful. the only down side is…

  • Jan-23-2012 Read More
  • Diafy
  • 3
  • let's face it, no dorm life is perfect. here at tamucc you can choose to either stay in a dorm or an apartment. the price is a little expensive but…

  • Feb-20-2012 Read More
  • Teresa from Kingsland, TX
  • 2
  • Housing at TAMUCC is a bit of a nightmare. From unreliable, slow wifi to frequent power outages, the extremely expensive housing on campus runs across many issues, yet provides little…

  • Jun-14-2015 Read More
  • Kristina from Dallas, TX
  • 2
  • I currently live off campus but I did live on campus for my first two years of my college life. The pros about living on campus is that everything is…

  • Jul-09-2014 Read More
  • Miranda from Canyon, TX
  • 4
  • I lived on campus my first semester, in their residential halls, which are simply dorms. They also have apartments on campus, if that interests yu. They're very nice, because you…

  • Jul-30-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Mariana from Corpus Christi, TX
  • May-18-2017 I am a current student here

    Food is fairly good. When you live on campus the dining hall is free and the food is good, always has different menus very day. There is also SubWay, Pizza Hut, Panda Express, Starbucks and Chick-fi-la.

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  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-01-2015 I am a past student here

    A dining hall has just opened, pretty nice and a good $9 worth depending on the time of day. Food wasn't so exciting, unless you feel like eating hamburgers and pizza everyday.

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  • 1
  • Teresa from Kingsland, TX
  • Jun-14-2015 I am a current student here

    The dining hall meal plan is required for those that live on campus, and is outrageously overpriced. Food is not only awful, but often inedible as it's frequently undercooked.

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  • 4
  • Francesca from Round Rock, TX
  • May-21-2015 I am a current student here

    The school has recently built a new dining hall which is fabulous! Its like having a home-cooked every day. We also have a full sized Starbucks and a mini Starbucks. We also have a Subway and a Mexican food restaurant on campus called Chick'n Grill. All of these places provide meal swipes so you can eat wherever you want through the meal plan. Construction is currently being done on our University Center (UC) which will have a Pizza Hut and other dining options available.

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  • 2
  • from Austin, TX
  • Feb-02-2015 I am a current student here

    The worst thing about living on campus is that they require you to buy a $1,200-$1,500 meal plan. It is a complete rip-off, especially if you are living in an apartment, since they require you to get 10 meals/week yet you have a full kitchen available to you. The dining hall is pretty gross and has terrible hours, and there aren't many other options. There are about two places to go get a legitimate meal on campus currently, but they plan to expand to four next year (not including the dining hall).

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  • 4
  • LDarius from Corpus Christi, TX
  • Nov-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Just recently build a Dinning Hall- Nice food and if you live on campus important to get a meal plan. They will be adding more food services when the university center finishes. They do have Subway, Starbucks, and Einstein's Bagels

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  • 3
  • Ondrea
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    We have a subway, Starbucks, food truck and a new dining hall. I do not have a meal plan so I have not tried out the dinning hall but it's nice to have a few other options for lunch. It can get a little tiring and expensive to eat from campus so I suggest if possible pack your own lunch for the day.

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  • 4
  • Caleb from San Antonio, TX
  • Aug-26-2014 I am a current student here

    They just opened up a new dining hall. Many varieties to choose from. Great food and comfortable seating arrangements.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Teresa from Kingsland, TX
  • Jun-14-2015 I am a current student here

    I have many friends involved in the Greek Life at TAMUCC, and they praise it highly. However, they do not have special housing, and the acceptance is not as prestigious as what is found at many other universities. I feel that if you are truly hoping to be a part of the lively Greek living seen in movies and TV shows, TAMUCC may not be your best fit, but if you're just looking for a community of friends, TAMUCC's Greek Life won't let you down.

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  • 0
  • Miranda from Canyon, TX
  • Jul-30-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm not involved in the Greek Life, but for a school our size, it's actually really prevalent here. They're all very nice too, and have changed my view on Greek Life.

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  • 0
  • Morgan from Georgetown, TX
  • Dec-19-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is the life for me! And you! Go Greek! I am apart of the TAMUCC Gamma Phi Chapter of Delta Delta Delta! When i was rushing i was very optimistic, it was more of a experience opportunity. I told myself that if i did not get a bid from a chapter that I still get to say that I rushed and got to see what it is about, plus I was a little distant towards the idea especially after hearing about the stereotypical background of sororities. Was I ever so wrong?! The moment I walked into the Tri Delta room I instantly clicked with the girls and they proved all my notions wrong about the stereotypes of sorority girls. Every sorority and fraternity is different at all campuses, but we go beyond the red solo cup. Joining a fraternity or sorority is an excellent way to meet people and establish life-long friendships. Each organization plans social events to strengthen friendships within the chapter and allow for social interaction with members of other groups. Having a positive social environment provides a well-rounded college experience and eases the adjustment to a new environment.Sororities and fraternities recognize the need and concern throughout the year to raise money and donate time for their special philanthropies and service projects. Often the Greek community comes together to benefit worthwhile programs, as well as sponsoring community- based programs like Habitat for Humanity. Each year, philanthropic events allow Greeks to contribute their time and effort in many ways and benefit the community by generating hundreds of hours of service and thousands of dollars in fund raising. I am so glad I ended up going through with rush and receiving a bid from Tri Delta. My sisters are my saving grace and I have grown into someone that I can be proud of. Striving to do better with my others and influences others in positive aspects. Our philanthropy is St. Jude Children's Hospital and every penny, every event we establish all proceeds go to St. Jude. The patients of St. Jude are very important to us, and that alone is our motivators. My sisters are my heart and all. Greek Life has been the best decision in my college career! No matter the differences, we are all brothers and sisters and we come together to grow our chapters and ourselves.

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  • 0
  • Leanna from Katy, TX
  • Nov-02-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is not big here. I, however have joined a sorority and absolutely am in love with it.

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  • 0
  • Rebecca from Corpus Christi, TX
  • Oct-30-2013 I am a current student here

    There are many sororities and fraternities to choose from that are welcoming and they are never bullies. Safe and friendly, they welcome their brothers and sisters with open arms.

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  • 0
  • Miranda B Garcia from San Antonio, TX
  • Oct-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Personally I don't care too much for greek life but I have friends who are and they don't seem that bad, they are always fundraising for their respective causes and I like that about them.

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