Texas A&M University Commerce Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) Student Center
Texas A&M University-Commerce (TAMUC) Student Center. Discontenthearts / Wikimedia Commons

Admissions Overview:

Students interested in Texas A&M - Commerce should note that, while the school admits under half of applicants each year, students with solid grades and test scores still have a good chance of being admitted. To apply, those interested will need to submit (along with an application) SAT or ACT scores and official high school transcripts.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Texas A & M University - Commerce Acceptance Rate: 46%

Texas A&M University Commerce Description:

Founded in 1889, Texas A&M University-Commerce is a public, four-year university located in Commerce, Texas, about an hour northeast of Dallas. A&M-Commerce offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of fields, and the university also has extensive online educational options. High achieving students should check out TAMUC's honors program which gives full-tuition scholarships to 50 Honors students every year. Academics at TAMUC are supported by an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Texas A&M-Commerce is home to some very interesting intramural sports including Trivia Bowl, a Madden Tournament, and something called Cornhole.

The university also has over 120 student clubs and organizations, and an active system of fraternities and sororities. For intercollegiate athletics, A&M-Commerce Lions compete in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference (LSC) with five men's and seven women's sports. The university also has a rodeo program and cheer and dance teams.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 13,514 (8,318 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 72% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,750 (in-state); $19,990 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,270
  • Other Expenses: $3,413
  • Total Cost: $20,833 (in-state); $33,073 (out-of-state)

Texas A&M University Commerce Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 78%
    • Loans: 60%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,617
    • Loans: $5,799

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Exercise Science, General Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Psychology, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 63%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 30%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Texas A&M University Commerce Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.tamuc.edu/aboutUs/ourMission/default.aspx

"Texas A&M University-Commerce provides a personal, accessible, and affordable educational experience for a diverse community of learners. We engage in creative discovery and dissemination of knowledge and ideas for service, leadership, and innovation in an interconnected and dynamic world."