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The College of Engineering's undergraduate and graduate programs are ranked eighth and seventh among public institutions, respectively, by U.S. News & World Report.

2,411 Former Students

Former students in the Department of Ocean Engineering's Aggie network as of July 2021

23% minority students

Percentage of minority students that make up the current ocean engineering student body (2021-22)

Student Enrollment

Enrollment (Fall 2022)
Student Level Number of Students
Undergraduate 149
Masters 13
Doctoral 60
Total Enrollment 222

Source: Texas A&M University Data and Research Services

As reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded (Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Summer 2022)
Degree Level Number of Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's 47
Master's 12
Doctoral 3
Total Degrees Awarded 62

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 2020)
Tenure Status Number of Faculty
Tenured/Tenure-Track 18
Academic Professional Track 13
Total Faculty 31

Faculty Recognition

  • Four Endowed Chair Holders
  • Three Endowed Professorships
  • One Distinguished Professors
  • Three National Academy of Engineering Members