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TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - [TAMUG], GALVESTON, TEXAS

Galveston, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1962Established Year
  2324Enrollment

Texas A&M University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG), established in 1962, is an ocean-oriented branch of Texas A&M University. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in marine and maritime studies with excellence in science, engineering and business majors.

Texas A&M Maritime Academy is the only maritime academy located on the Gulf Coast. This academy is also among one of the six US maritime academies preparing graduates as licensing officers in the American Merchant Marine. Students of Texas A&M University at Galveston share the same benefits as students of Texas A&M University (TAMU) campus in College Station

Ranking

Texas A&M University at Galveston is ranked as follows for the year 2019:

  • Texas A&M University at Galveston ranked amongst the top 10 best satellite campuses in the USA.
  • Master in Maritime Administration and Logistics program ranked #1 among the maritime management programs in the United States and #13 globally by Eduniversal.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Campus SettingSuburban
Location Galveston
Official Websitewww.tamug.edu
Accreditation AgencySouthern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges
Establishment Year1962
Parent UniversityTexas A&M University
No. of Campuses1
No. of Residence Halls3

Texas A&M University, Galveston Campus

Texas A&M Galveston houses the Texas A&M Maritime Academy. The 130 acres Mitchell campus is the island campus located on Pelican Island in Galveston harbour. It has immediate access to the ocean, Port of Galveston, Port of Houston and estuarine areas.

  • The training ship serves as a floating classroom, laboratory, and a dormitory for the U.S. Maritime Service cadets during their annual summer training.
  • The campus has more than 60 student organizations for academic, professional, religious, community, campus service, and just-for-fun student groups. The department of campus recreation hosts Intramural sports, club sports, outdoor programs, Aquatics, Fitness, and wellness.
  • The students' involvement in the events is largely influenced by the city’s The Grand 1894 Opera House, the Lone Star Amphitheater, other local theatres, Ashton Villa Ballroom and The new Moody Gardens Conference Center with the finest 3-D Digital IMAX theatre, and the pyramid biome.

Texas A&M University, Galveston Residence

Texas A&M University at Galveston residential community, houses more than 1200 residents including domestic and international students in 3 residence halls. Students can apply for housing by submitting an application to the housing portal with an application fee of 75 USD to reserve their spot in the residence halls.

Information about the number of students accommodated by various residence halls is provided below:

Residence HallNo. of Students Accommodated
Texas A&M Maritime Academy HallOver 600
Atlantic & Pacific Halls588
Hullabaloo & Oceans HallsOver 250

Early Move-In approval can be requested through the Early Arrival application via the housing portal. The on-campus residents should purchase meal plans separately.

Texas A&M University, Galveston Programs

Texas A&M University offers academic degrees, research, continuing education and public service programs in sciences, administration, engineering, business, transportation, and liberal arts. Graduate programs of Texas A&M University, Galveston are offered through the departments of marine sciences, marine biology, and maritime administration.

Four-year ocean-oriented undergraduate degrees are offered across 8 departments with excellence in business, oceanographic and physical sciences, biological sciences, engineering and transportation and liberal arts and 6 minors.

Program Wise Enrollment

Computer science and technical writing courses are taught to all students irrespective of the majors.

Texas A&M University, Galveston Application Process

Application Portal: Students can submit an application through the Apply Texas application portal.

Application Fee: A 90 USD non-refundable application fee is charged from international students.

Application Deadline: Undergraduate applications for fall semester is accepted till August 1. Spring semester undergraduate applications are accepted till December 1. The deadlines vary for graduate programs.

Admission Requirements:

  • Officially certified, signed and English translated secondary and post-secondary transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT scores sent from the testing agency
  • TOEFL/IELTS/ACT/SAT scores to demonstrate English proficiency
  • 2 university specified essays
  • Financial affidavits
  • GRE/GMAT score, not older than 5 years

Texas A&M University, Galveston Cost of Attendance

Following is the yearly cost of attendance for non-resident students enrolled at Texas A&M University at Galveston undergraduate and graduate programs, for fall and spring semester:

Expense TypeCost/Year (UG)Cost/Year (PG)
Tuition & Fees38,850 USD17,418 USD
Housing & Meals12,500 USD13,168 USD
Books and Supplies1,222 USD1000 USD
Personal Expenses3,414 USD4,528 USD
Travel4,084 USD3,368 USD
Total Expenses58,912 USD39,642 USD

Note: Total expenses for non-residents with license option is 41,368 USD.

Rates of residence halls for a person per semester are as follows:

Residence Hall Cost for Double Occupancy
Texas Maritime Academy Hall3,927 USD
Atlantic and Pacific Halls3,381 USD
Hullabaloo and Oceans 2,656 USD

Texas A&M University, Galveston Scholarships/Financial Aids

International freshmen can apply for international freshmen scholarship through ApplyTexas Application or Coalition application before December 1. The SAT/ACT test scores are considered for the review process.

Texas A&M University (TAMUG) also grants scholarships for international transfer and continuing students. Texas A&M University Galveston students are, however, not eligible for International Texas Public Education Grants and International Student Financial aid.

Work-Study Program:

Students enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours of credit during fall and spring semesters, with minimum CGPA 2.0, are eligible for on-campus work-study programs. They can work up to 20 hrs/week during the fall/spring semester and up to 40 hrs/week during break and summer months. All Texas A&M University student employment are handled online through the workday system.

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Texas A&M University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population2324
FAFSA Code003632
Average Cost of Attendance$12,120 / Year

Attendance Cost

$12,120

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$12,120 / Year
Post Graduate Program$12,390 / Year
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Restaurant

Fisherman's Wharf2.5 Km
Willie G's Seafood & Steaks2.56 Km
Black Pearl Oyster Bar2.61 Km
Saltwater Grill2.92 Km
Shrimp N Stuff3.14 Km
Mosquito Cafe3.63 Km
The Spot4.08 Km
Nick's Kitchen and Beach Bar4.2 Km
Gaidos Seafood Restaurant4.25 Km
Papa's Pizza4.44 Km
Mario's Seawall Italian Restaurant4.55 Km
Subway4.69 Km
Rainforest Cafe4.95 Km
Landry's Seafood House5.01 Km
Number 13 Prime Steak and Seafood5.12 Km
Comfort Inn & Suites Beachfront5.6 Km
Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center5.7 Km
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Shopping Mall

Old Galveston Square2.55 Km
Family Dollar2.66 Km
evan's super market2.76 Km
Broadway Shopping Center3.31 Km
61st Street plaza4.51 Km
favorite piercing place5.93 Km
Village One Town Center I Llc6.61 Km
Comic Books7.83 Km
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Book Store

Galveston Bookshop2.6 Km
Witchery2.81 Km
Galveston College Bookstore3.6 Km
Lone Star Heroes: Comics & Toys - Galveston, Texas7.88 Km

Hospital

CHS2.79 Km
DaVita Island Dialysis3.33 Km
UTMB 17E3.7 Km
UTMB Health Transplant Services - Galveston3.87 Km
Texas Department Criminal Justice Hospital3.92 Km
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston3.95 Km
UTMB Health4.01 Km
UTMB Health John Sealy Hospital, Galveston4.01 Km
UTMB Health Heart Station and Cardiac Catheterization Lab - Galveston4.08 Km
UTMB Health Children's Hospital - Galveston4.08 Km
Shriners4.1 Km
UTMB Health Jennie Sealy Hospital - Galveston4.1 Km
UTMB Health Blocker Burn Unit - Galveston4.1 Km
Noninvasix Inc4.14 Km
Rebecca Sealy Hospital4.19 Km
Shriners Burns Hospital4.32 Km
UTMB Alumni Field House4.37 Km
UTMB Health - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston4.38 Km
UTMB - Department of Ophthalmology4.49 Km
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Pharmacy

Galveston Specialty Pharmacy2.86 Km
Southside Pharmacy 82.86 Km
Broadway Drug Store3.28 Km
CVS Pharmacy3.49 Km
Cathie L. Jolly, RPh3.51 Km
Ernest D. Henry, RPh4.07 Km
Galveston Veterinary Clinic4.39 Km
Sazzad Hossain, PharmD4.69 Km
Kenneth J. Magliolo, RPH4.69 Km
Muhammad Bhatti, RPH4.73 Km
Shah Sheikh, PharmD4.73 Km
Kroger Pharmacy5.26 Km
Randalls Pharmacy5.26 Km
Walmart Pharmacy5.88 Km
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Airport

Shell Pelican Island Heliport3.13 Km
Scholes International Airport6.39 Km
Island Jet Center6.4 Km
Galveston NDB GLS 2066.55 Km
Airport Control Tower6.92 Km

Bus Station

Galveston Amtrak Bus Stop276.31 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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