Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, A&M, or TAMU) is a public, land-grant, research university in College Station, Texas. It was founded in 1876 and became the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System in 1948. Since 2021, Texas A&M has enrolled the largest student body in the United States, and is the only university in Texas to hold simultaneous designations as a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution. It is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” and a member of the Association of American Universities.
It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 56,723 (fall 2021), its setting is city, and the campus size is 5,200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas A&M University’s ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #67. Its in-state tuition and fees are $13,178; out-of-state tuition and fees are $40,087.