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The department's undergraduate and graduate programs are ranked 13 and 17 respectively among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.

#13 undergraduate program

Ranked among public institutions, 2022

#17 graduate program

Ranked among public institutions, 2023

Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2021)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 181
Master's 39
Doctoral 166
Total Enrollment 386
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, Summer2021)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 32
Master's 22
Doctoral 22
Total Degrees Awarded 76
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 in all three areas. Some indicators of our faculty recognition include:

Faculty (Fall 2021)
Tenure Status Number of Faculty
Professors  10
Associate  6
Assistant  3
Endowed  5
Total Faculty 24