Texas A & M University-College Station

College Station, TX, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$19,118
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$11,319
$30k - $48k
$13,189
$48k - $75k
$18,720
$75k - $110k
$25,188
$110k+
$26,916
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,862
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$37,890
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,400
Books and Supplies
$1,222
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: financialaid@tamu.edu

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
54%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,252
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
54%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,671
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,243
Students receiving state aid
21%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$5,036
Students receiving federal aid
21%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,671
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$175,058,358
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$40,354,216

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
34%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,033
Students receiving federal loans
33%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,191
Average Other Loans Per Year
$13,692
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,520
Loan Default Rate
2%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$197

What Students Are Saying

3.85 Average Rating
Be sure to apply early so you can get as much financial aid as possible! Even if your parents are willing to cover for you, it's nice for you to help in any way you can!
A&M also has excellent academic programs with cutting-edge technology. Sure, it's an enormous school, but that means they get more funding to provide students with the best they can find. We have a large Library as well as an adjoining Annex, with computers all over the campus as well as wireless access if you brought your own. Don't let anyone fool you--- we're definitely a school that knows where it's going, full of students who have what it takes to succeed and are bent on learning first.
Bryn from Dallas, TX
Being from out of state, it was worrisome picking a Texas school due to finances. But by joining the Corps of Cadets, I received a moderate scholarship, which ALSO gave me instate tuition. The facilities I have access to as a student and clubs and social groups I am able to join are phenomenal. The classes are challenging and will teach you everything you need to know, and the Corps will provide you with training that you can't get anywhere else.
Jacob from Fairfax Station, VA
Texas A&M literally tries to get students everything possible for their tuition fees. Students have access to different student services like a writing center that will help with papers and research, to a testing center that will help you to study better and make learning easier, to an on campus health center, and even small things that make huge differences like 300 free prints a semester in the computer center and access to free programs at the recreation center.
Lauren from Amarillo, TX
A&M is one of the cheapest schools in the country, but the education you recieve is superb. A&M is continually been rated the best school for payback in future slaries for what it costs to attend. A&M also offers many scholarships for its students. I personally think A&M is the best value out there and there are the stats to back up my opinion.
David from Pearland, TX
Texas A&M offers aid for those in need and even if you're not poor, if you apply early you can still get some kind of aid from the school. The catch here is to fill out the FAFSA as soon as your parents do their tax form and get it in before the due date. If it's an emergency you can give the financial aid office a call and they'll most likely find some way to help you. They are very helpful people and will make sure to tell you everything you need to know in great detail.
Johann from Killeen, TX
I know I am getting a top notch education. I am here on a scholarship and am taking every bit advantage of my opportunity to be here at this school. I had heard so much about A&M before I got here and realize it's all true! The tradition, pride and history that this school holds is awesome and I am proud to be an Aggie.
Sean from Rio Rancho, NM
Of course, A&M is a big Texas school and they can basically charge what they want and still have students lining up. However, regardless of the almost $20,000 per semester, the knowledge and experience I have gained is an investment that I know will pay off!
Rebecca from Friendswood, TX
With the Aggie Spirit and the Aggie Ring, you will be able to achieve goals never thought possible.
Amanda from houston , TX
Have you heard of the Aggie Network? Basically, if you have your ring, other Ags will see it and will like you a bit more.

Also, ever heard this joke?
Hey dude, what do you call an Aggie in 10 years?
I don't know, what?
Boss.
Laura from Rowlett, TX
Definitely worth the money.
Bhagya from Katy, TX

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