Texas A & M University-Commerce

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School Overview

Texas A&M University-Commerce is the second largest university in the Texas A&M University System (Texas A&M University-College Station is the largest.) The university has over 12,000 students on multiple campuses. The main campus is located in the northern Texas city of Commerce, approximately 60 miles from downtown Dallas.

On the university’s main campus are traditional resident students from both the Metroplex and rural northeastern cities. The university also has satellite buildings in both downtown and Mesquite. In addition, classes from the university are offered as an outreach to students in McKinney and Mount Pleasant.

General Information

2600 South Neal, Commerce, TX 75429-3011

Phone Number: (903) 886-5081
Web Address: www.tamu-commerce.edu
Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: BA/BS degrees
MA/MS degrees
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting: Town: Remote
Campus housing: Yes
Student Population: 9,387 (5,437 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 24 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,126 $5,126 $5,500 $5,998 +9.05%
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,300 $1,400 $1,400 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,340 $6,650 $7,090 $7,232 +2.00%
Other $3,050 $3,140 $3,330 $3,367 +1.11%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,716 $16,216 $17,320 $17,997 +3.91%
In-state Off Campus $6,326 $6,426 $6,900 $7,398 +7.22%
In-state with Family $6,326 $6,426 $6,900 $7,398 +7.22%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,600
In-state Student Fees $1,940
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $10,180
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,940

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 457 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 407 81% $2,929,501 $7,198
• Federal grants 224 45% $1,038,383 $4,636
• Pell grants 221 44% $849,361 $3,843
• Other federal grants 172 34% $189,022 $1,099
Local and state government scholarships or grants 188 37% $878,281 $4,672
Institutional scholarships or grants 276 55% $1,012,837 $3,670
Student loan financial aid 282 56% $1,504,439 $5,335
• Federal student loans 282 56% $1,490,409 $5,285
• Other student loans 2 0% $14,030 $7,015

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1146 994 41
Agriculture, General 21
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations 7
Agricultural Economics 2
Animal Sciences, General 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 25 10
Biology/biological Sciences, General 25 10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 137 362
Accounting 21
Business Administration and Management, General 83 335
Business/commerce, General 5
Finance, General 6 16
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General 1
Management Information Systems, General 4
Marketing/marketing Management, General 17 11
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 25
Journalism 7
Public Relations/image Management 6
Radio and Television 12
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 4
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 64
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8 64
Information Science/studies 8
Education 27 313 21
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 14
Agricultural Teacher Education 5
Business Teacher Education 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 101 8
Educational/instructional Technology 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 77 5
Health Teacher Education 8
Higher Education/higher Education Administration 6
Music Teacher Education 2
Reading Teacher Education 22
Secondary Education and Teaching 37
Special Education and Teaching, General 18 24
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 2 8
Engineering 3
Industrial Engineering 3
Engineering Technology, General 18 39
Construction Engineering Technology/technician 12
Industrial Technology/technician 6 39
English Language and Literature/letters 37 14 6
English Language and Literature, General 29 14 6
Rhetoric and Composition 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 9 2
Spanish Language and Literature 9 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 4
Athletic Training/trainer 4
History 16 4
History, General 16 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 41
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 41
Human Services, General 38 56
Social Work 38 56
Legal Studies, General 5
Legal Assistant/paralegal 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 19
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 19
Library Science 17
Library and Information Science 17
Mathematics and Statistics 22 1
Mathematics, General 22 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 475 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 475 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 7
Environmental Science 2
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 65 9
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 35 9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 23
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 7
Physical Sciences 9 12
Chemistry, General 6 8
Physics, General 3 4
Psychology 28 73 14
Counseling Psychology 63 8
Educational Psychology 6
Psychology, General 28 9
School Psychology 1
Social Sciences 51 3
Criminology 4
Economics, General 2
Political Science and Government, General 13
Social Sciences, General 2
Sociology 30 3
Visual and Performing Arts 44 13
Design and Visual Communications, General 2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 8 9
Fine/studio Arts, General 12 2
Graphic Design 5
Music Performance, General 2
Music, General 7
Photography 10
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

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Texas A & M University-Commerce Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (888) 868-2682
Website: www.tamuc.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Address: 2600 South Neal Street, Commerce, TX 75428-3011
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,109
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,230 (35% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,958
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,628
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,357

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Texas A & M University-Commerce Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Texas A & M University-Commerce.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 41
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 75
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 1124
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 4
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Physical Sciences 22
Psychology 121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 33
Visual and Performing Arts 64
Grand total 51426

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Texas A & M University-Commerce and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,958
Out-of-state $21,628
Books and supplies $1,317

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,578
Out-of-state $14,180

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 961 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 928 88% $9,357
Student loan aid 681 64% $6,065

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,642 68% $8,332
Federal student loans 4,189 51% $7,586

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Texas A & M University-Commerce. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Texas A & M University-Commerce students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 9,293 3,755 5,538
Percent admitted 100% 44% 43%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 13% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Texas A & M University-Commerce Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,109
Undergraduate enrollment 8,390
Graduate enrollment 3,719

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Texas A & M University-Commerce Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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