Impact, Facts and Figures

Impact Story

Dr. Chao Ma is thinking small to make a big impact in the field of laser manufacturing. Ma, an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution at Texas A&M University, and a team of researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles and Missouri University of Science and Technology are using nanoparticles to create effective control of melting and solidification behaviors of materials.

Learn more at: tx.ag/fFokV4e


National Rankings

7th Graduate
8th Undergraduate
7 departments
ranked in Top 10

Source: U.S. News & World Report Rankings (among public institutions)

Top 20 world leader in engineering by Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2016

1st Top 50 Best `Value Graduate Engineering Programs

Source: 2016 ValueColleges.com

1st 50 Best Value Bachelor’s in Engineering
Source: 2017 Best College Value Rankings

5th in Best Bachelor’s in Engineering by College Choice

USA

Engineering Student Enrollment Fall ‘16

Total enrolled: 18,167

COLLEGE STATION CAMPUS

1,988
MASTER’S
12,646
UNDERGRADUATE
1,633
PH.D
552
QATAR
374
GALVESTON
663
ENGINEERING ACADEMIES
311
DISTANCE EDUCATION

 


 

Engineering Facilities

2.2 million ft2
of engineering learning space
1.1 million ft2
additional engineering space in development

 

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The Zachry Engineering Education Complex, opening Summer 2018 will be the largest academic building on campus with 525,000 ft2


Research

$282.8 million in research expenditures (FY 16)

244 US and international patents (since 1994)

Technology commercialization (since 1994)

  • 202 License agreements
  • 27 start-up companies

3rd in the nation in research expenditures


Outstanding Students

  • More than 100,000 engineering degrees awarded
  • 348 National Merit Scholars
  • Largest Class of Female Freshman Engineering Students in the Nation
  • Largest student-run career fair in the nation with 420 companies
  • 1,024 students with global experiences (FY16)
  • 564 PhDs in academia (52% in US institutions since 1991)
  • 3,050 Scholarships and fellowships awarded; more than $5 million (FY 17)
  • Number of graduates (COE FY 16)

    BS – 1,869 | MS – 896 | Ph.D – 249

  • Average years to degree (FY 16)

    BS – 4.6 years | MS – 2.3 years | Ph.D – 5.73 years

  • 74% of May ‘16 BS grads had job/graduate education plans (Texas A&M Career Center)

 

Student Diversity

 FemaleHispanicAfrican AmericanAsianInternational
BS 22.1% 22.6% 2.6% 9.5% 2.9%
Master’s 20.4% 6.6% 2.2% 4.3% 57.7%
PhD 21.8% 4% 1.3% 3.4% 71.9%

Graduate Remote Learning

  • 84 Courses
  • 1,159 Students

Continuing Education

  • 160 Courses
  • 10,782 Students

Students On The Lawn


Distinguished Faculty

  • More than 500 faculty
  • 17 National Academy of Engineering members and 2 National Academy of Science members (FY17)
  • 20 International Academy Members (FY 17)
  • 16 Distinguished Professors
  • 100 Young Investigator Awards (NSF CAREER, Air Force, Navy, DARPA and PECASE since 2004)
  • 55 Professors of Practice
  • 3 Highly cited researchers (2016 by Clarivate Analytics)
  • 49 Authored textbooks and book chapters
  • 240 Fellows in professional societies
  • 6 Research Professorships
  • 13 Distinguished Research Professorships
  • Occupied Endowed Positions
    • 45 Chairs
    • 72 Professorships
    • 17 Career Development Professorships
    • 21 Faculty Fellows
  • 534 Editorships and editorial board memberships
  • 93 National board memberships
Faculty Classroom

Diversity (Fall 2016)

Faculty Diversity
Staff Diversity
External Advisory Committee Diversity
Ethnic Diversity by Percentage
 FacultyStaffExternal Advisory Committees (FY 16)
White 56.2% 70.4% 90.1%
African-American 1.2% 4% 1.9%
Native American.5% - -
Two or More- 1.2% -
Hispanic 7.6% 13.3% 6.3%
Other .5% 1.5% .3%
Asian 34% 10.2% 1.4%

Gender Diversity by Percentage
 FacultyStaffExternal Advisory Committees (FY 16)
Male 88% 39.5% 87%
Female 12% 60.5% 13%

*Figures above last updated April 2017.