Texas A & M University-College Station

Public, Four-years School Located in College Station, TX

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How much is the TAMU tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, TAMU's tuition & fees is $13,099 for Texas residents and $40,328 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $32,113 for Texas residents and $59,342 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

TAMU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Texas Residents Tuition & Fees$13,099
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$40,328
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$11,550
On-campus Expenses$6,464
Off-campus Room & Board$11,550
Off-campus Expenses$6,464
2023-2024 Estimates
Texas Residents Tuition & Fees$14,060
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$41,857

How Much Does it Cost to Go to TAMU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $163,220 at TAMU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $241,131. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $197,420.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$40,518$59,099$48,248
Sophomore (2024-25)$40,709$59,875$48,973
Junior (2025-26)$40,900$60,670$49,717
Senior (2026-27)$41,093$61,486$50,481
4 Years Total$163,220$241,131$197,420
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$40,709$59,875$48,973
Sophomore (2025-26)$40,900$60,670$49,717
Junior (2026-27)$41,093$61,486$50,481
Senior (2027-28)$41,286$62,321$51,265
4 Years Total$163,988$244,353$200,436
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$40,900$60,670$49,717
Sophomore (2026-27)$41,093$61,486$50,481
Junior (2027-28)$41,286$62,321$51,265
Senior (2028-29)$41,481$63,178$52,070
4 Years Total$164,761$247,656$203,532
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$41,093$61,486$50,481
Sophomore (2027-28)$41,286$62,321$51,265
Junior (2028-29)$41,481$63,178$52,070
Senior (2029-30)$41,676$64,057$52,896
4 Years Total$165,536$251,042$206,711
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$41,286$62,321$51,265
Sophomore (2028-29)$41,481$63,178$52,070
Junior (2029-30)$41,676$64,057$52,896
Senior (2030-31)$41,872$64,958$53,744
4 Years Total$166,316$254,515$209,975

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, TAMU' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,949. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Texas, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $13,458.
In-StateOut-of-State
Texas A & M University-College Station$13,099$40,328
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Texas Four-years Colleges$16,805
Public Schools$6,593$13,458
Private Schools$17,817

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between TAMU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Texas A & M University-College StationCollege Station, TX$13,099$40,328
University of California-Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA$13,747$44,524
Purdue University-Main CampusWest Lafayette, IN$9,992$28,794
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC$8,989$39,330
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA$15,478$36,694
University of GeorgiaAthens, GA$11,180$30,220
University of Massachusetts-AmherstAmherst, MA$17,357$39,293
William & MaryWilliamsburg, VA$25,040$49,412
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL$16,004$34,501
North Carolina State University at RaleighRaleigh, NC$8,895$31,767
University of FloridaGainesville, FL$6,381$28,659

Financial Aid and COA

At Texas A & M University-College Station, 34,685 students (61%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $10,800.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at TAMU is $48,542 for students living on-campus and $48,542 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 8,218 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $12,278 and the average amount of student loans is $8,518.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$32,113$59,342
COA (off-campus)$32,113$59,342
Tuition & Fees$13,099$40,328
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,014$19,014
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,014$19,014
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,313$48,542
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,313$48,542
Average Financial Aid$10,800$10,800
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship34,68561%$10,800
Pell Grants11,17420%$4,977
Federal Student Loan14,91426%$6,014
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid8,21874%-
Grants or Scholarships6,55959%$12,278
Federal Grants4,43340%$4,237
Pell Grants2,08319%$5,230
Other Federal Grants4,42940%$1,781
State/Local Grants2,45622%$6,064
Institutional Grants5,95853%$7,864
Student Loan Aid3,03427%$8,518
Federal Student Loans2,86626%$5,036
Other Student Loans6256%$18,256
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level3,9853,247$11,194
0-30,000973971$19,681
30,001-48,000556553$18,828
48,001-75,000624617$14,602
75,001-110,000500472$6,133
110,001 or more1,332634$2,110

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

TAMU's acceptance rate is 64.28%. A total of 43,763 applicants applied to and 28,132 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 12,323 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 43.80%.
To apply to TAMU, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants43,76321,330$22,433
Admitted28,13213,993$14,139
Enrolled12,3236,362$5,961
Acceptance Rate64.28%65.60%63.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)43.80%45.47%42.16%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to TAMU. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,260 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 28.
Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 25.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,2601,1401,380
National Average1,174
Texas Average1,108
SAT EBRW625570680
SAT Math635570700
ACT Composite282531
National Average25
Texas Average23
ACT Math272430
ACT English282333

Student Population

Texas A & M University-College Station has a total of 74,014 students including 57,512 undergraduate and 16,502 graduate students. By gender, there are 38,300 male students and 34,230 female students attending TAMU. The school offers online degree programs and 3,414 students enrolled online exclusively (4.61% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total72,530 38,30034,230
Undergraduate56,723 30,02626,697
Graduate15,807 8,2747,533

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressJKW Administration Building, Suite 200, College Station, TX
Phone979-845-3211
WEBhttps://www.tamu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered477 Programs
Online Program Offered87 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered233 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate63.00%
Yield43.00%
Student Population74,014
Graduation Rate83%
Transfer-out Rate9%
Retention Rate95% (Full-time), 92% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties3,299 (Full-time), 583 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs10,467 (Full-time), 793 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$116,585
Average Staff Salary$67,426