TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY–CORPUS CHRISTI, known as the Island University, is more than a destination campus. It is recognized for its top-quality academic programs and has been ranked the “No. 1 College by the Sea” by BestCollegeReviews.org.
Undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students choose from more than eighty degree programs including marine biology, mechanical engineering, nursing, education, art/graphic design, kinesiology, marketing, and theater. Students benefit from individualized and immersive learning experiences where faculty offer mentored research in more than forty centers and labs. At the Island University, tomorrow’s artists, teachers, scientists, athletes, engineers, and entrepreneurs are encouraged to find their purpose.
Islander impact is felt around the world through several centers of excellence, including the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies and its work to protect gulf ecosystems. The Conrad Blucher Institute (CBI) recently launched the first-of-its-kind Coastal Artificial Intelligence Educational Program. In addition, the State of Texas designated CBI as a facilitator for the National Spatial Reference System. The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation is one of only seven FAA-unmanned aircraft systems test sites in the nation.
A historically Hispanic-Serving Institution, the energizing and naturally beautiful island campus provides a welcoming and supportive environment for students from 49 states and 58 nations.