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The department's undergraduate program is ranked sixth and the graduate program is ranked fifth among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.

#6 undergraduate program By U.S. News and World Report

Ranked among public institutions, 2022

Ranked among public institutions, 2023

Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2021)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 731
Master's 106
Doctoral 124
Total Enrollment 961
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services
As reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 169
Master's 39
Doctoral 15
Total Degrees Awarded 223
Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services


With a high-quality student body and outstanding faculty, the department is well poised to achieve its mission of excellence. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include: 

Faculty (Fall 2021)
Tenure Status Number of Faculty
Tenured/Tenure-Track 40
Academic Professional Track 7
Total Faculty 47

Faculty Recognition

  • Nine Endowed Chair Holders
  • Four Endowed Professorships
  • Five Distinguished Professors
  • Seven National Academy of Engineers