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College of Engineering at Texas A&M University

College of Engineering at Texas A&M University

College of Engineering at Texas A&M University

Introduction

The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University stands as a beacon of innovation, excellence, and tradition within the realm of engineering education. Renowned for its academic programs, research endeavors, and commitment to societal impact, the College of Engineering has established itself as a global leader in engineering education and research.

With a rich history dating back over a century, the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University has continually evolved to meet the ever-changing demands of the engineering profession. Its comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs spans a wide spectrum of disciplines, including aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, and many more. Each program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to tackle the complex challenges facing society today and in the future.

The College of Engineering boasts a world-class faculty comprised of renowned scholars, researchers, and industry experts who are at the forefront of their respective fields. Their research spans a diverse range of disciplines and addresses some of the most pressing challenges facing society, from sustainable energy solutions to advanced manufacturing techniques to biomedical innovations.

In addition to its academic and research excellence, the College of Engineering fosters a vibrant community that values collaboration and service. Through student organizations, professional development opportunities, and outreach initiatives, students are encouraged to engage with their peers, faculty, and the broader community, fostering lifelong connections and making a positive impact on the world around them.

Campus Features

Living on campus is so much more than a convenient place to sleep at night. Enjoy amazing Amenities and Services that you won’t find living off campus.

Game Rooms

There are four Gamerooms located conveniently in each residential housing area. Take a much-needed study break with games like ping pong, billiards, and gaming stations. Hang out with friends, study, and watch TV. You can even check out games to take outside like Spikeball and Connect-4.

Community Learning Centers

There are four Community Learning Centers located conveniently in each residential housing area. CLCs offer computers, printers, workstations, and a quiet environment to work and study.

Outdoor Recreation Centers

Get some fresh air, fun, and exercise playing basketball, volleyball, or gaga ball, or relax while hammocking. The Hullabaloo Hangout Room even has spike ball and Connect-4 available to check out and play outside. Picnic areas and grills are also available.

Laundry Facilities

All on-campus residents have access to high-efficiency front-loading washers and dryers. Residents of the residence halls and Corps halls have washers and dryers in their halls. No cash or coins are needed as the laundry cost is included in the rent. Residents in White Creek Apartments have a washer and dryer in their apartment.

Mailing and Shipping

Our on-campus housing students can receive mail via their University Apartments provided mailbox or rent a Post Office Box. Residence hall and Corps residents may rent mailboxes from Student Mail Services or the U.S. Post Office. Apartment residents have centralized mailboxes available at no additional cost.

Community Kitchens

We offer gorgeous community kitchen spaces for our residents. This varies per hall type/style, but all community kitchens contain the following:

  • Refrigerator
  • Range/Oven
  • Vent Hood
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Area to sit/study/gather/eat

    Rankings

    The Texas A&M University College of Engineering is highly ranked for its educational programs, enrollment, value, and research expenditures.

    American Society for Engineering Education rankings

    In the American Society for Engineering Education's fall 2020 survey, the Texas A&M University College of Engineering's rankings among the nation are:

    • Second in undergraduate enrollment.
    • Ninth in graduate enrollment.
    • Second in research expenditures.

    U.S. News & World Report rankings

    The Texas A&M College of Engineering is consistently among the nation's top public undergraduate and graduate engineering programs in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings.

    The College of Engineering was ranked 1st in Texas in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs" for 2023. We were ranked 2nd in the state in the U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools" for 2023.

    2024 Top Public Undergraduate Programs

    Our current rankings among public institutions in the U.S. are:

    • College of Engineering - 7th
    • Aerospace engineering - 6th
    • Biological and agricultural engineering - 3rd
    • Chemical engineering - 12th
    • Civil engineering - 6th
    • Computer engineering - 12th
    • Computer science - 16th
    • Electrical engineering - 9th
    • Industrial engineering - 8th
    • Materials science and engineering - 13th
    • Mechanical engineering - 6th
    • Petroleum Engineering - 1st

    Source: U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2024" rankings (announced Sept. 18, 2023). Rankings reflected are among public institutions in the U.S.

    2024 Top Public Graduate Programs

    Our current rankings among public institutions in the U.S. are:

    • College of Engineering - 6th
    • Aerospace engineering - 7th
    • Biological and agricultural engineering - 7th
    • Biomedical engineering - 17th
    • Chemical engineering - 14th
    • Civil engineering - 9th
    • Computer engineering - 11th
    • Computer science - 22nd
    • Electrical engineering - 13th
    • Industrial and systems engineering - 6th
    • Materials science and engineering - 12th
    • Mechanical engineering - 7th
    • Nuclear engineering - 2nd
    • Petroleum engineering - 2nd

    Source: U.S. News & World Report's "America’s Best Graduate Schools 2024" rankings (announced April 25, 2023. Rankings reflected are among public institutions in the U.S.)

    Top 2024 Public Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs

    Our current rankings among public institutions in the U.S. are:

    • Ranked #1 in Texas across all programs below
    • College of Engineering - 10th (tied)
    • Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs for Veterans - 12th
    • Electrical engineering - 9th (tied)
    • Engineering management – 6th (tied)
    • Industrial engineering – 9th (tied)

    Source: U.S. News & World Report's 2024 "Best Online Master’s in Engineering Programs" rankings (announced Feb. 7, 2024). Rankings reflected are among public institutions in the U.S.

    Why study at College of Engineering at Texas A&M University

    The Texas A&M University College of Engineering is the largest college on the Texas A&M campus and one of the largest colleges in the country. The College of Engineering has more than 22,500 engineering students enrolled in our 15 departments.

    Our students can enhance the value of their degrees through various certificate programs, undergraduate research opportunities, and global experiences, and by participating in various design competitions, such as Aggies Invent, the Steel Bridge Competition, and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International AutoDrive challenge.

    Our students can also choose from about 90 engineering student organizations and earn valuable job experience through co-ops and internships.

    Campus Life & Facilities

    College is about way more than just going to class and making the grade. It’s about developing yourself as an individual and a professional. It’s about having fun, finding your community, making lifelong memories, and having experiences that will shape you forever. Whether you want to join an underwater robotics team or lead a student organization (like this student), there are numerous opportunities for you to explore.

    Living on Campus

    You’ll find a variety of academic initiatives in your on-campus residence, such as tutoring, technology, individual and group study spaces, resource libraries, workshops, and other academic-focused special events.

    Living on campus gives students an academic edge. According to the American Council on Education, studies show that students who live on campus:

    • achieve higher grade point averages than their off-campus peers
    • report a higher degree of satisfaction with the college experience
    • have higher retention and graduation rates
    • are more likely to succeed in college and complete a bachelor’s degree in 4 years
    • have more positive self-images, as well as enhanced self-confidence, public-speaking ability, and self-reliance
    • participate in more extracurricular activities (a fact especially important to business recruiters and particularly true for Texas A&M)

    Locations

    • College Station

      125 Spence St. College Station, TX , 77840, College Station

    Questions