Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi is a state university located in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, on Ward Island in Oso Bay. The university is part of the Texas A&M University System. Acceptance rate: 85% (2010) and enrollment: 10,162 (2011)


Discover the Island University, the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice institution.

Offering more than 80 of the most popular degree programs in the state, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been proudly providing a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University is also a part of the distinguished Texas A&M System.

Students who choose the Island University enjoy a warm, friendly, community environment where faculty often work one-on-one with students on research and other hands-on activities. Islanders become prepared for future careers that begin with experiences right here on the Island.

The prestige of a Texas A&M-Corpus Christi degree is known worldwide. We’re one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the nation. Our College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been recognized by the White House on several occasions. And, our Harte Research Institute is dedicated to advancing the long-term sustainable use and conservation of the Gulf of Mexico.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Humanities (3)
Social Sciences (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)


University Services is dedicated to providing essential goods and professional services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our campus.

Our goal is to enhance the quality of student life, ensure the best value to our customers, and provide support to the education, research, and public service mission of the University. Many, but not all, services provided by University Services are located in the University Center (UC). These services include: Campus Copies, the SandDollar$ Office, Commons Market, Campus Mail, Wells Fargo Bank and the University Bookstore.

In addition, whether you live on or off campus, University Dining provides easy access and flexibility. With convenient locations near residence halls and classrooms, there are many options available all adhering to the highest standards of quality. Whether you purchase a dining plan or dining dollars, you can conveniently use your SandDollar$ ID card at all campus dining venues. All dining locations also accept cash and major credit and debit cards.

Student Life

As the only campus in the nation located on its own island, you can blend your daily studies with walks along the beach, state-of-the-art work out facility, sensational locally-caught seafood, concerts, cultural activities and sporting events.

You will have numerous opportunities to get involved on campus including more than 100 student organizations, an enthusiastic Greek community, professional associations, and cultural and religious affiliations.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States