Fields of Study
Texas A&M University is committed to providing excellence in all areas of study. Most graduate classes are small, facilitating scholarly discussion among faculty and students.
Among Texas A&M University's faculty are Nobel Prize winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, Fulbright and Humbolt Scholars and many others with prestigious awards in their fields.
These distinguished and diverse faculty are committed to fostering the creative energies and individual dreams of our students.
- Texas A&M University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of North America's best 62 institutions.
- Consistently ranks among the Top 10 universities in the number of science and engineering doctorates produced.
- Texas A&M University ranks in the Top 20 in the number of doctoral degrees awarded to minorities.
Research at Texas A&M University is about more than beakers and test tubes. It's about faculty and students driven by the spirit of discovery, and committed to pushing back the boundaries of knowledge. Today, our research extends across the planet as we strive to lead the world in teaching and discovery. At Texas A&M University, ethics and values are emphasized, and our vision for the future is simple: We will continue to do things that have positive, profound impacts on humankind.
- Texas A&M University is now one of a select few institutions in the nation to hold land grant, sea grant and space grant designations.
- Each year, Texas A&M University's 2,500 faculty conduct approximately $400 million worth of sponsored research projects, assisted by more than 5,000 paid graduate students.
- Texas A&M University consistently ranks in the top 10 in research expenditures.
At Texas A&M University, students receive an extraordinarily high-quality education without the high tuition prices at some schools. The estimated cost of tuition and fees for a full-time graduate student for 2006-2007 is about $8,000. Texas A&M University pays the tuition ($4,697) portion for students who hold a graduate assistantship. The Bryan-College Station area has a lower-than-average cost of living. These factors make Texas A&M University an excellent value for an educational investment in your future.
- U.S News & World Report, in its most recent edition of "America's Best Colleges," ranked Texas A&M University among the top five in its "best values" category for public universities.
- Princeton Review, a nationally prominent college guidebook for prospective students, lists Texas A&M University as one of the country's "top 10 best value public colleges" in its 2007 edition. It is the only university in Texas to be included in the "top 10 best value" category for public institutions.
- Texas A&M University was the top-ranked university in Texas and the Southwest in Kiplinger's 2006 listing of the nation's 100 "best values in public colleges" published in its February edition. It ranked 25th nationally.
- The Washington Monthly ranked Texas A&M University seventh among the best in the nation in its inaugural college guide that takes into consideration such aspects as community service and research that advances knowledge and drives economic growth.
For more information
To further explore graduate studies at Texas A&M University, visit the Office of Graduate Studies ogs.tamu.edu or check out one of
Texas A&M University's more than 130 graduate programs in the areas listed below.