The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University–College Station

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Robin Autenrieth
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $90

The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University--College Station

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 7,011
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,828
Overall acceptance rate 26.1% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 516 verbal
755 quantitative
3.57 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 516 verbal
774 quantitative
3.36 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​aero.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-5520
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​baen.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-3995
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​biomed.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-2312
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-3364
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​civil.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-2498
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-7467
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cse.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-8981
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-7467
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​ise.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-5536
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​msen.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-0750
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mengr.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-1270
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​nuclear.​tamu.​edu
(979) 458-2072
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​www.​pe.​tamu.​edu
(979) 847-9095
[email protected]
Other engineering programs http:/​/​gradengineer.​tamu.​edu
(979) 845-7200
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,870
Master’s (full-time) 1,313
Master’s (part-time) 283
Ph.D. (full-time) 1,138
Ph.D. (part-time) 136

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 877
Total master’s graduates 678
International master’s graduates 65.9%
Minority master’s graduates 11.1%
Female master’s graduates 19.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 199
International Ph.D. graduates 70.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 10.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 22.1%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 23 4.6%
Agricultural 17 2.7%
Biomedical 14 3.4%
Chemical 23 4.2%
Civil 55 14.1%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 30 11.1%
Electrical 59 18.6%
Industrial / Manufacturing 17 8%
Materials 42 3.3%
Mechanical 45 13.5%
Nuclear 16 4.3%
Petroleum 17 11.6%
Other 17 .7%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 313
Part-time faculty 3
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 8

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $274,288,947
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 271

Engineering School Ranking

#12 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#13 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#5 in Biological / Agricultural
#30 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#28 in Chemical
#11 in Civil
#18 in Computer Engineering
#21 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#10 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#15 in Mechanical
#4 in Nuclear

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 72
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.9
Overall acceptance rate 26.1% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 758
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.6:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 199
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $274,288,947
Research expenditures per faculty member $779,229
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 2.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,870

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,870

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 2,451
Minority students 9.1%
International students 69.5%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 419
Minority students 25.1%
International students 32.9%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Bridgette J. Ingram
Financial aid phone (979) 845-3236

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $227 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $539 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $227 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $539 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,682 per year
Room and board $9,900
Books and supplies $738
Miscellaneous expenses $2,762

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 411
Teaching assistants 283
Research assistants 1,208
Other appointments 180

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