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Texas A&M University – Commerce

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Commerce, TX

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$4,790

Avg in-state tuition

$17,030

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Texas A&M University – Commerce

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Texas A&M University – Commerce is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Commerce, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,584, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 54 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 42%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $4,790, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $17,030.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

87% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

60% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

42% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-24

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1150

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students enrolled

75%

Online student enrollment

18:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

44%

Hispanic

21%

Black

19%

Two or more races

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Asian

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

52% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

45

Total Online Enrollment

8,573

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

57% On-campus

43% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 50% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 40% online

Doctorate Check Bold 17% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $4,790 $17,030
Graduate $3,630 $10,974

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,040
On-campus room and board $9,584
On-campus other expenses $3,074
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $6,846
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,512
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,060

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $18,488 $30,728
Off-campus without family $16,188 $28,428
Off-campus with family $9,890 $22,130

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

71%

State Grant Aid

56%

Institution Grant Aid

57%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,126
State Grant Aid $6,180
Institution Grant Aid $4,990
Pell Grant Aid $4,861

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields

BA

MA

DOC

2

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

6

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC