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Simiprof / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 11, 2017 Admissions at Texas A&M - Corpus Christi are not highly competitive--two-thirds of applicants were admitted in 2016. If you have solid grades and your test scores fall within or above the ranges posted below, you have a good chance of being admitted to the school. Applicants will need to submit high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores. For complete instructions and guidelines, be sure to visit the school's website. Admissions Data (2016): Texas A&M Corpus Christi Acceptance Rate: 65%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 420 / 530SAT Math: 430 / 530SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 17 / 23ACT English: 16 / 22ACT Math: 17 / 23What these ACT numbers mean Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Description: Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi occupies a 240-acre waterfront campus on Ward Island. Houston, San Antonio, and Austin are all within a few hours' drive. The university is one of the twelve public universities that make up the Texas A&M System. Students come from 48 states and 67 countries. Undergraduates can choose from 33 majors, and fields in the sciences, health, and business are among the most popular. Academics are supported by a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Islanders compete in the NCAA Division I Southland Conference. The university fields five men's and seven women's Division I sports. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 12,202 (9,960 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female83% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $8,424 (in-state); $18,257 (out-of-state)Books: $868 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,195Other Expenses: $2,514Total Cost: $21,001 (in-state); $30,834 (out-of-state) Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 71%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 54%Loans: 58%Average Amount of AidGrants: $7,375Loans: $6,195 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Business, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Finance, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing, Psychology. Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 58%Transfer Out Rate: 37%4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%6-Year Graduation Rate: 35% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, You May Also Like These Schools: Baylor University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTexas Tech University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of North Texas: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTarleton State University: Profile St Mary's University: Profile University of Texas - Arlington: Profile Texas State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAngelo State University: Profile Texas A & M University - Commerce: Profile Texas Christian University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphTexas A & M University - College Station: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.tamucc.edu/about/vision.html "Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an expanding, doctoral-granting institution committed to preparing graduates for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in the global community. We are dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, creative activity and service. Our supportive, multicultural learning community provides undergraduate and graduate students with a challenging educational experience. The university's federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) provides a foundation for closing educational gaps, while its strategic location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America provides a basis for gaining national and international prominence."