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Preparing students for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in a global community 

Your studies

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi built a solid academic reputation based on challenging curriculum and highly-rated degree programs. The university is committed to your success. You will learn from top-notch professors who are engaged in ground-breaking research and who bring real-world experiences into the classroom. 

Students who choose TAMU-CC enjoy a warm and friendly community where faculty often work one-on-one with students on issues facing them in the local environment. You will be exposed to professional experience and networking opportunities at Fortune 500 companies, research organizations, and small business.

Life on campus

Known as the Island University, TAMU-CC is the only college in the USA located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. At the campus, you will balance coursework with an idyllic island setting. In addition to the beautiful scenery, the university offers state-of-the art facilities, a magnificent Performing Art Center, NCAA sports and are surrounded by the unique diversity in Texas' Coastal Bend region.

Come and explore everything TAMU-CC has to offer

Undergraduate majors


Graduate programs


Academic entry requirements

GPA 2.0 for undergraduate

GPA 3.0 for graduate

English Language requirements
  • Undergraduate direct entry: minimum IELTS 6.5; TOEFL 79; Embassy Level C1 Certificate
  • Graduate direct entry: minimum IELTS 6.5; TOEFL 79; Embassy Level C1 Certificate
Graduate admissions tests


Most popular majors
Business, Management, Marketing, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering/Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Psychology
Institution type

Public University

  • #75 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (US News & World Report, 2020)
  • Top 20 for return on investment (ROI): Texas (payscale.com)
  • Top 20 Colleges for Hispanics in Texas: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine
  • Top 100 on Ä-list"universities for affordability and academic quality: CollegeAtlas.org
  • Top 10 Universities Offering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Degrees: Development Counselors International
Specialized accreditations

AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, CCNE, National Association of Schools of Music, National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, ASAC, TAC, CACREP, CAATE and CAC

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Corpus Christi, Texas

Campus setting

Small city

Campus size

1,3 km2

Nearest big city

San Antonio (2,5hrs/230 km)

Student clubs and organizations




Social life

At Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi you can balance your daily studies by walking along the beach, using the state-of-art sports facility, eating sensational locally-caught seafood, and attending concerts, cultural activities and sporting events. To finish the day, you can meet with friends and enjoy the benefits of life on an island, the beach, barbecues and fresh air.

As a TAMU-CC student, you can join more than 150 student organizations, get involved with the enthusiastic Greek community (fraternities and sororities), professional associations, and cultural and religious groups, where you will find others with the same interests.

Home life

The university offers two Islander Housing Communities. You will enjoy a traditional college experience in either a residence hall or an apartment: Miramar Island Campus or Momentum Village. 


Nestled on the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is a vacation destination for visitors from around the world. With a wide range of activities available, such as windsurfing, fishing and boating, the island is popular with students looking for a great balance of study and fun.

The campus is reasonable traveling distance of international airports, including Houston and Austin.

Find out more about student life and TAMU-CC and the International Study Center

Degree programs
Tuition & Fees
International Year One
  • 1 semester - $7,750
  • 2 semester - $15,500
  • 3 semester - $23,250
  • 4 semester - $30,500 (Intensive English Program + IY 3 Semesters)
Pre-Master's Program
  • 1 semester - $6,000
  • 2 semester - $12,000
Undergraduate Direct Entry (per year)
  • $8,838.34 - $8,937.08 Per Semester
Graduate Direct Entry (per year)
  • $5,830.74 - $6,004.48 depending on program
Room and board (per semester)
  • $11,024
  • US university fees are given in United States Dollars (USD).
  • Prices are estimated and subject to change without notice.
  • For details on all University fees and approximate costs of getting a North American degree, please contact a Student Enrolment Advisor.

Application Deadlines

Summer Semester 2020

International Year April 1, 2020
Pre-Masters Programme April 1, 2020
Direct Admission Undergraduate April 1, 2020

Next start dates

Spring 2020


Summer 2020


Texas A&M Corpus Cristi student Nicholas

“I think it’s a great experience. You learn how to be independent, to take your life into your own hands. Besides academic learning, you learn to grow as a person, as a professional. Your range of opportunities is much wider when you come to the United States, or any country abroad.”

Nicholas from Columbia
Bachelor Economics, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi