Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,719
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,294
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.76%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
90.1%
8,540 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
10,820
61.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
37.3%
711 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Registered Nursing (270 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (179 degrees), and General Psychology (117 degrees).

In 2020, 2,711 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,175 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1067 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,719, which is $−23,844 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,719, which is $−23,844 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,294.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,719
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was $4,719. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $−23,844 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

$14,294
2020 Value
10.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,294. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi grew by 10.7%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,486
Room and Board
$1,080
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was of $10,486 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board increased by 8% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 36.7% with respect to 2019, when 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.76%
2018 Default Rate
191
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 6.76%, which represents 191 out of the 2826 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received 8,540 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 13.2% annual decline. Out of those 8,540 applicants, 7,697 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 90.1% acceptance rate.

There were 10,820 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2020, and 81% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an overall enrollment yield of 20.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

90.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
7,697
Accepted Out of 8,540

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 90.1% (7,697 admissions from 8,540 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 80%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −13.2%, while admissions declined by −2.21%.

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SAT Scores

81%
Submission Percentage
1,264
Scores Submitted

81% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has a total enrollment of 10,820 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 6,695 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,125. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 37.2% White, 5.07% Black or African American, 3.68% Asian, 2.46% Two or More Races, 0.259% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0924% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (32.7%), followed by White Female (21.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.2%) and White Male (12.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,820 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 6,695 and the part-time enrollment is 4,125. This means that 61.9% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,181
  2. White
    4,025
  3. Black or African American
    549

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 47.9% Hispanic or Latino, 37.2% White, 5.07% Black or African American, 3.68% Asian, 2.46% Two or More Races, 0.259% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0924% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 84 students (0.776%) did not report their race.

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learningGraduates

In 2020, 663 more women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (1,175 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1067 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is Registered Nursing (270 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (179 degrees) and General Psychology (117 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (129 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (183 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Physicians (421,628 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (202,531 people), Other managers (196,060 people), Postsecondary teachers (160,554 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (136,540 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (129 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (183 degrees), History (46 degrees), and Biology (188 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (129 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (183 degrees), History (46 degrees), and Biology (188 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (571,788 people), Elementary & secondary schools (426,412 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,849 people), Offices of physicians (211,448 people), and Scientific research & development services (138,710 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Natural Resources & Conservation (57 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (129 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (183 degrees), History (46 degrees), and Biology (188 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi.
Most Common
  1. 270 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 179 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 117 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Registered Nursing with 270 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,024
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,687
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,024 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, which is 0.607 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,687).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 217 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 211 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 218 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in Registered Nursing, which is 4.19 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 17% of students graduating from Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.703% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,175 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,067 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    162 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (1,175 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1067 degrees).

0.701% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    778 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    660 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    407 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino female (778 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (660 degrees).

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Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at nearly $20.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.8M (84%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a total salary expenditure of $258M. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi employs 211 Assistant professors, 112 Associate professors, and 82 Professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Female Assistant professors (128), Male Assistant professors(83), and Male Associate professors (62).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are: Office and Administrative Support, with 184 employees, Management, with 176 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 151 employees.

Endowment

$20.1M
2020 Endowment
3.96%
growth from 2019

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at about $20.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi grew 3.96% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $286M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $18.2M - Federal
  2. $11M - State
  3. $2.75M - Local

As of 2020, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received $18.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11M from state grants and contracts, and $2.75M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$100M
2020 Salaries
3.62%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a median of $100M in salaries, which represents 38.9% of their overall expenditure ($258M) and a 3.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.43% growth from 2018 and a 3.07% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.9M
Instructional Salaries
418
Number of Employees

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a total of $31.9M to 418 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
211 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
184 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Assistant professor with 211 employees; Associate professor with 112 employees; and Associate professor with 82 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Office and Administrative Support with 184 employees; Management with 176 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 151 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Female Assistant professor with 128 employees, Male Assistant professor with 83 employees, and Male Associate professor with 62 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi.

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