Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,913
2022 Average Net Price
$15,181
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.83%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
88%
8,421 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,778
61.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35.1%
829 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were General Business Administration & Management (623 degrees awarded), Accounting (59 degrees), and Family Practice Nurse (44 degrees).

In 2022, 2,793 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi. 62.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,268 degrees), 1.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1,070 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,913, which is $−25,237 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $4,913, which is $−25,237 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,181.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,913
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was $4,913. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is $−25,237 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$15,181
2022 Value
5.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,181. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi grew by 5.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,033
Room and Board
$1,104
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was of $11,033 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0589% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,104. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 23% with respect to 2021, when 61% 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.
1.83%
2019 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 1.83%, which represents 55 out of the 3007 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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Admissions

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received 8,421 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.6% annual growth. Out of those 8,421 applicants, 7,408 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88% acceptance rate.

There were 10,778 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2022. 54% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an overall enrollment yield of 25.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
7,408
Accepted Out of 8,421

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was 88% (7,408 admissions from 8,421 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 91.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.6%, while admissions grew by 12.4%..

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SAT Scores

54%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,027
Scores Submitted (2022)

54% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a total enrollment of 10,778 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 6,594 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,184. This means that 61.2% 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 46.8% Hispanic or Latino, 35.6% White, 4.81% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 (32.5%), followed by White Female (20.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (17.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (17.5%), followed by White Female (14.6%) and White Male (8.42%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,778 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 6,594 and the part-time enrollment is 4,184. This means that 61.2% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 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 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,043 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,833 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    518 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is 46.8% Hispanic or Latino, 35.6% White, 4.81% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 178 students (1.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 699 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 (1,268 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1070 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is General Business Administration & Management (623 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (59 degrees) and Family Practice Nurse (44 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Interdisciplinary Studies (207 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (114 degrees), and Business (1,026 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 Accountants & auditors (1,052,576 people), Other managers (859,002 people), Financial managers (506,011 people), Physicians (505,610 people), and Chief executives & legislators (420,530 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in 2022 are Interdisciplinary Studies (207 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (114 degrees), Business (1,026 degrees), Biology (198 degrees), and Physical Sciences (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Interdisciplinary Studies (207 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (114 degrees), Business (1,026 degrees), Biology (198 degrees), and Physical Sciences (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (919,141 people), Elementary & secondary schools (798,371 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (758,468 people), Computer Systems Design (624,187 people), and Banking & related activities (503,433 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Interdisciplinary Studies (207 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (114 degrees), Business (1,026 degrees), Biology (198 degrees), and Physical Sciences (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 263 degrees awarded
  2. 199 degrees awarded
  3. 119 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Registered Nursing with 263 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,047
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,746
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,047 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi, which is 0.6 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,746).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 345 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.95 times less than the 363 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 363 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.05 times more than the 345 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 18% 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 40% within 200%.

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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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (42.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is Female and Black or African American (42.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.724% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,268 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,070 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    154 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino (1,268 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1070 degrees).

0.465% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    850 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    621 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    449 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is hispanic or latino female (850 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (621 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at nearly $21.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−NaN3%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi had a total salary expenditure of 309M. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi employs 180 Assistant professors, 108 Associate professors and 100 Professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are Female Assistant professor (105), Male Assistant professor (75), and Male Professor (64).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi are: Management, with 201 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 179 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 150 employees.

Endowment

$21.3M
2022 Endowment
13.7%
decline from 2021

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has an endowment valued at about $21.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi declined 13.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $352M 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. $19.3M - Federal
  2. $9.41M - State
  3. $3.31M - Local

As of 2022, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi received $19.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.41M from state grants and contracts, and $3.31M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$105M
2022 Salaries
3.62%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a median of $105M in salaries, which represents 33.9% of their overall expenditure ($309M) and a 3.62% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.1M
Instructional Salaries
410
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi paid a total of $33.1M to 410 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
180 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
201 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Assistant professor with 180 employees, Associate professor with 108 employees, and Professor with 100 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi were Management with 201 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 179 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 150 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi was Female Assistant professor with 105 employees, Male Assistant professor with 75 employees, and Male Professor with 64 employees.

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