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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 9,960
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $198
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $606
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 68.3
Median SAT/ACT 955.4/20.2
% of African American Students 5.86
% of Asian American Students 2.87
% of Hispanic Students 46.19
% of International Students 3.83
Student/Teacher Ratio 23:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 430
% of Male/% of Female Students 41.5/58.5
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 65.59
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 16.82
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 33.79
% of Freshmen Who Return 58.3
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 4.87

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Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Team Name:

Islanders

Address:

6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Web:

tamucc.edu

Phone:

361-825-5700

Facebook:

islanduniversity

Twitter:

@IslandCampus

Instagram:

@island_university

Snapchat:

@tamucc_islander

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Creating a dynamic and diverse learning experience by contributing their unique perspectives, students from 57 countries and 48 states call the Island University home.
  • 31 percent are first-generation and benefit from the First-Year Learning Community designed to support those who are first in their families to earn a university degree.
  • 59 percent take non-traditional paths to earning degrees by also earning credits at community colleges or transferring from another institution.

Surrounded by water, the Island University is recognized across the globe as a topnotch institution educating the next generation of innovative leaders in their respective fields. Undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students choose from more than 80 degree programs ranging from marine biology, mechanical engineering and nursing to education, art/graphic design, and theatre.

Established in 1947, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) joined the Texas A&M System in 1989 and has strategically grown from nearly 4,000 to over 12,000 annually enrolled scholars. Its size gives students access to opportunities unique to smaller institutions. Students benefit from individualized experiences where faculty offer mentored research in more than 40 centers and labs. Here, tomorrow’s artists, teachers, scientists, athletes, engineers, and entrepreneurs explore the impact of education on their lives.

ISLANDER IMPACT is felt around the world through the Harte Research Institute, partnering with Mexico and Cuba to protect the Gulf of Mexico. The Blucher Institute works with the United Nations’ Academic Network, and showcases world-class exhibits through an affiliation with the Art Museum of South Texas. TAMU-CC is also one of only seven unmanned aircraft systems test sites in the nation, working with the Federal Aviation Administration conducting research and operational concept validation.

A historically Hispanic Serving Institution, Islander heritage and traditions are strong. Students are proud and excited to advance their future successes and to forecast the impact they are poised to make in their careers.

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