College Scholarship Search College Search Career Exploration College Admissions Articles Financial Aid and Student Loan Calculators Compare Student Loans
Student LifeTuition/AidNewsHangouts
Search Texas A & M University's website

Degrees Offered

Associate's Degree:
Bachelor's Degree:
Master's Degree:
Professional Degree:
Doctoral Degree:

Faculty and Class Size

Student / Faculty Ratio: 19.2 to 1
% of Classes by Size
2-9 Students: 3%
10-19 Students: 19%
20-29 Students: 29%
30-39 Students: 20%
40-49 Students: 8%
50-99 Students: 13%
100 or More Students: 10%

Freshman Retention / Graduation Rates

% of Students that Returned
after Freshman Year:
% of Students who Graduated in:
4 Years: 41%
5 Years: 73%
6 Years: 78%

Special Study Options

Accelerated program
Distance Learning
Double major
Dual enrollment
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Honors Program
Independent study
  Air Force
Student-designed major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College

Most Popular Degrees

Major Category

% of Bachelor's Degrees

1.  Business, management, marketing, and related support services16%
2.  Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences13%
3.  Engineering12%
4.  Multi/interdisciplinary studies10%
5.  Biological and biomedical sciences10%
6.  Social sciences8%
7.  English language and literature/letters6%
8.  Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies5%
9.  Engineering technologies/technicians4%
10.  Psychology4%

Required Courses

Arts/Fine Arts
Computer Literacy
English (Including Composition)
Foreign Languages
Sciences (Biological or Physical)
Social Science

Student Services

Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
for Current Students

College Credit

Dual Credit
Credit for Life Experiences
Advanced Placement


Major Category/Major

Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations YesYes  
Agricultural and Food Products Processing Yes   
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding  Yes  
Agricultural Animal Breeding  Yes  
Agricultural Business and Management, General YesYes  
Agricultural Communication/Journalism Yes   
Agricultural Economics  Yes  
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling Yes   
Agriculture, General Yes   
Agronomy and Crop Science YesYes  
Animal Sciences, General YesYes  
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production Yes   
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General YesYes  
Aquaculture Yes   
Dairy Science Yes   
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management Yes   
Food Science  Yes  
Ornamental Horticulture YesYes  
Poultry Science YesYes  
Range Science and Management YesYes  
Soil Science and Agronomy, General  Yes  
Turf and Turfgrass Management Yes   

Architecture and related services
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) YesYes  
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning  Yes  
Environmental Design/Architecture Yes   
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD) YesYes  

Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization Yes   

Biological and biomedical sciences
Biochemistry YesYes  
Biology/Biological Sciences, General YesYes  
Biomedical Sciences, General YesYes  
Biotechnology  Yes  
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Yes   
Entomology YesYes  
Microbiology, General YesYes  
Molecular Genetics YesYes  
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology  Yes  
Plant Physiology  Yes  
Zoology/Animal Biology YesYes  

Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Accounting YesYes  
Business Administration and Management, General YesYes  
Finance, General YesYes  
Human Resources Development Yes   
Logistics and Materials Management  Yes  
Management Information Systems, General  Yes  
Management Science, General Yes   
Marketing/Marketing Management, General YesYes  
Operations Management and Supervision  Yes  
Real Estate  Yes  
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Yes   
Tourism and Travel Services Management Yes   

Communication, journalism, and related programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Yes   
Journalism Yes   
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other  Yes  

Computer and information sciences and support services
Computer Science YesYes  
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager Yes   

Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching  Yes  
Agricultural Teacher Education  Yes  
Curriculum and Instruction  Yes  
Educational Leadership and Administration, General  Yes  
Educational/Instructional Media Design  Yes  
Health Teacher Education  Yes  

Engineering technologies/technicians
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Yes   
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician Yes   
Manufacturing Technology/Technician Yes   

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering YesYes  
Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering YesYes  
Biomedical/Medical Engineering YesYes  
Chemical Engineering YesYes  
Civil Engineering, General YesYes  
Computer Engineering, General YesYes  
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering YesYes  
Industrial Engineering YesYes  
Materials Engineering  Yes  
Mechanical Engineering YesYes  
Nuclear Engineering YesYes  
Ocean Engineering YesYes  
Petroleum Engineering YesYes  

Major Category/Major

English language and literature/letters
English Language and Literature, General YesYes  
Speech and Rhetorical Studies YesYes  

Family and consumer sciences/human sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Yes   

Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General Yes   
Comparative Literature  Yes  
French Language and Literature Yes   
Russian Language and Literature Yes   
Spanish Language and Literature YesYes  

Health professions and related clinical sciences
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling Yes   
Comparative and Laboratory Animal Medicine (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Yes   
Pre-Veterinary Studies Yes   
Veterinary Pathology and Pathobiology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Veterinary Physiology (Cert, MS, PhD)  Yes  
Veterinary Preventive Med Epidemiology/Public Hlth (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sci, Gen (Cert,MS,PhD)  Yes  

History, General YesYes  

Mathematics and statistics
Applied Mathematics Yes   
Mathematics, General YesYes  
Statistics, General  Yes  

Multi/interdisciplinary studies
International/Global Studies Yes   
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other YesYes  
Nutrition Sciences  Yes  

Natural resources and conservation
Environmental Science Yes   
Environmental Studies Yes   
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Yes   
Forestry, General  Yes  
Natural Resources Management and Policy Yes   
Natural Resources/Conservation, General YesYes  
Urban Forestry Yes   
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management YesYes  

Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies
Health and Physical Education, General YesYes  
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management Yes   
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies YesYes  
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Yes   

Philosophy and religious studies
Philosophy YesYes  

Physical sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General YesYes  
Chemistry, General YesYes  
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other Yes   
Geology/Earth Science, General YesYes  
Geophysics and Seismology YesYes  
Hydrology and Water Resources Science  Yes  
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical  Yes  
Physical Sciences  Yes  
Physics, General YesYes  

Educational Psychology  Yes  
Psychology, General YesYes  

Public administration and social service professions
Public Administration  Yes  

Science technologies/technicians
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician  Yes  

Social sciences
Anthropology YesYes  
Cartography Yes   
Economics, General YesYes  
Geography YesYes  
International Relations and Affairs  Yes  
Political Science and Government, General YesYes  
Sociology YesYes  

Visual and performing arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Yes   
Music, General Yes   

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2009 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.