Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,969
Graduate Enrollment: 2,735
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 91.28%

Male/Female: 37% / 63% (2017)

First generation college students: 39.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,081
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 970 - 1180

2022 Median Admit ACT: 22
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 25

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 64.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 41.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 29.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 20.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 35.3%
Black: 3.7%
Hispanic: 52.8%
Asian: 2.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 1.7%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,035
In-State tuition: $9,748
Out-of-State tuition: $20,745

Estimated books and supplies: $1,104 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,927 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,142 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,139 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,142 (2022)

Average Family Income: $61,991 (2017)
Median Family Income: $37,436 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 38.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 43.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $23,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $244 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $16,973
$30k-48k $17,688
$48k-75k $20,076
$75k-110k $20,815
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 18%
6-year graduation rate: 36%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $23,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $17,919 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 63.7% (2015)
@3 year 66.8% (2017)
@5 year 74.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 42.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 46.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,580 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,525 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 81 $26,000 $262 $27,232 ($2,269) $44,610 ($3,718)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 71 $28,500 $283 $59,982 ($4,999) $65,150 ($5,429)
Master's Degree Surveying Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 15 $28,406 $302
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Technologies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 39 $24,000 $246 $31,740 ($2,645)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 174 $25,000 $249 $26,701 ($2,225) $40,809 ($3,401)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 3
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 15
Master's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 153 $24,816 $236 $44,253 ($3,688) $48,184 ($4,015)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 32 $22,750 $209 $35,395 ($2,950)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 12 $46,250 ($3,854)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 51 $24,000 $249 $34,866 ($2,906) $43,166 ($3,597)
Bachelor's Degree History. 32 $27,250 $254 $35,063 ($2,922) $37,862 ($3,155)
Master's Degree History. 5
Master's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 51 $27,523 $276 $33,990 ($2,833) $43,425 ($3,619)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 15
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 71 $26,000 $251 $29,717 ($2,476) $33,587 ($2,799)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 15
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 58 $26,425 $272 $60,862 ($5,072) $82,168 ($6,847)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 24
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 9
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 3
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 21 $260 $51,421 ($4,285) $55,928 ($4,661)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 10
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 5
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 8
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 29 $596 $41,605 ($3,467) $51,853 ($4,321)
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 8
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 18 $348 $48,147 ($4,012) $49,672 ($4,139)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 9
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 70 $25,000 $246 $32,973 ($2,748) $47,150 ($3,929)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 12
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 273 $25,000 $212 $65,267 ($5,439) $69,709 ($5,809)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 97 $518 $101,573 ($8,464) $118,587 ($9,882)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 3
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 38 $26,750 $285 $43,746 ($3,646)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 74 $21,000 $207 $40,826 ($3,402) $51,742 ($4,312)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 315 $186 $77,928 ($6,494) $65,432 ($5,453)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 63 $26,750 $250 $39,077 ($3,256) $55,200 ($4,600)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13
Master's Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 12
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 127 $24,000 $246 $27,663 ($2,305) $39,082 ($3,257)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 70 $23,974 $236 $36,077 ($3,006) $40,200 ($3,350)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 16 $430 $45,132 ($3,761)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 29 $24,869 $219 $29,752 ($2,479)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dance. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 38 $22,658 $240 $20,019 ($1,668) $28,584 ($2,382)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 31 $29,475 $288 $23,052 ($1,921) $30,061 ($2,505)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 13 $26,544 $281 $46,692 ($3,891)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 27 $68,993 ($5,749)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $76,995
Full time faculty: 73%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $20,050,976 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $24,660,452 (2022)