Aerial view of Texas A&M campus, opened in 1876 as first public institution of higher learning in Texas
On the Texas A&M campus, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened in 1997
Albritton Tower stands on Texas A&M University’s original campus entrance
Points of Pride
Texas A&M is the largest university in Texas with more than 58,000 students on the College Station campus, and more than 440,000 former students who are part of the nation’s third-ranked alumni association according to the Princeton Review.
Texas A&M is ranked 17th in the nation for research expenditures according to the National Science Foundation.
Texas A&M ranks No. 1 in the nation for “Great Schools You Can Actually Get Into” (Money magazine), low-income students (Priceonomics), and veterans (USA Today College Guide).
Texas A&M is the top public university in the nation for median salaries for graduates according to the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.
Texas A&M athletics programs are in the top 20 in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup rankings for the 11th consecutive year.