Texas A & M University-College Station (Texas A&M)

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Texas A & M University-College Station can be found in College Station, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at Texas A&M number about seventy thousand each year, and is one of the largest universities in the state.

Many of the students getting into Texas A & M University-College Station got an SAT score within the range of 1160 to 1390, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 26 to 31. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Texas A&M average GPA ranges from 3.48 to 3.71 for accepted students. Texas A&M has an acceptance rate of around 58% with 43% of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Texas A&M acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 60%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.tamu.edu.

Overall Texas A&M Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Texas A & M University-College Station was reported as 57.8% in Fall 2020 with over 42,500 college applications submitted to Texas A & M University-College Station. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Texas A&M ACT Scores: 26 - 31
  • Texas A&M Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into Texas A & M University-College Station?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Texas A & M University-College Station has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Texas A & M University-College Station has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 67.2%
  • 2017-2018: 70.5%
  • 2018-2019: 67.6%
  • 2019-2020: 57.8%
  • Projected Texas A&M Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 59.7%

How Does Texas A&M Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Texas A & M University-College Station is two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Sam Houston State University83.4%
Baylor University45.3%
University of Houston65.0%
The University of Texas at Austin31.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Texas A&M (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 680
Math580 - 710
Total Score1160 - 1390
ACT®Score Range
English24 - 33
Math25 - 30
Composite Score26 - 31
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