A&M’s Graduation Rate Rises for 10th Consecutive Year

The Texas A&M University System’s graduation rate has increased for the 10th consecutive year reaching a record high of 77.7 percent for students who graduated within six years.

The graduation rate for first-time full-time students who entered Texas A&M as freshmen in fall 2009 and graduated within six years was 77.7 percent up from 77.3 percent the previous year and 61.2 percent a decade ago. The six-year graduation rate has increased every year since 2007 when it was 69.5 percent.

“Our universities are committed to helping every student who enrolls earn a degree” said A&M System Chancellor John Sharp. “The significant increases in our graduation rate over the past 10 years are a testament to that commitment. We are proud of our progress and will continue working to ensure that even more students have the opportunity to earn a degree from a Texas A&M System university.”

The A&M System’s four-year graduation rate also reached a record high increasing to 52.4 percent for students who entered as freshmen in fall 2013 and graduated within four years. The four-year rate has increased for seven consecutive years from 38.8 percent in 2007 to 52.4 percent in 2014.

“We are very pleased with the progress our universities have made in increasing the four-year graduation rate” said A&M System Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dr. Karan Watson. “shortening the time it takes students to complete their degree is a top priority for the A&M System and we are committed to helping our students graduate in a timely manner.”

In addition to the overall increases in the four-year and six-year graduation rates the A&M System has made significant progress in closing the gap between the graduation rates of white and minority students. The four-year graduation rate for Hispanic students has increased from 28.5 percent in 2007 to 45.1 percent in 2014 while the rate for African-American students has increased from 25.8 percent to 42.7 percent over the same time period.

“The A&M System is committed to providing a world-class education to all students regardless of their background or circumstance” said Sharp. “We are proud of the progress we have made in increasing graduation rates for all students and we will continue working to ensure that all students have the opportunity to succeed.”

## What is the graduation rate for students at A&M?

Answer 1: The graduation rate for students at A&M is 80%.

## How many students graduate from A&M each year?

Answer 2: Each year around 16000 students graduate from A&M.

## What is the average GPA of A&M graduates?

Answer 3: The average GPA of A&M graduates is 3.

5.

## How many students are enrolled in A&M?

Answer 4: Around 68000 students are enrolled in A&M.

## What is the acceptance rate for A&M?

Answer 5: The acceptance rate for A&M is 59%.

## What is the average SAT score for students who are accepted into A&M?

Answer 6: The average SAT score for students accepted into A&M is 1190.

## What is the average ACT score for students who are accepted into A&M?

Answer 7: The average ACT score for students accepted into A&M is 26.

## What are the requirements for graduating from A&M?

Answer 8: In order to graduate from A&M students must complete 120 credit hours including 42 upper-level credit hours and have a GPA of 2.

0 or higher.

## What are the most popular majors at A&M?

Answer 9: The most popular majors at A&M are business engineering and biology.

## What is the tuition for A&M?

Answer 10: The tuition for A&M is $10616 for in-state students and $26791 for out-of-state students.

## What is the student to faculty ratio at A&M?

Answer 11: The student to faculty ratio at A&M is 20 to 1.

## What are the housing options at A&M?

Answer 12: The housing options at A&M include dormitories apartments and off-campus housing.

## What is the food like at A&M?

Answer 13: The food at A&M is provided by Aramark and is made fresh daily.

There are a variety of dining options available including all-you-can-eat buffet-style home-style and fast food.

## What is the campus of A&M like?

Answer 14: The campus of A&M is spread out over 5200 acres and includes 175 buildings.

The campus is home to the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum as well as a variety of sports facilities.

## What are the school colors of A&M?

Answer 15: The school colors of A&M are maroon and white.