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The Department of Ocean Engineering offers substantially identical four-year academic programs on each of two campuses: College Station and GalvestonThe application and admission processes are identical, except for a specific question late in the online application on which applicants may specify a preference for either campus.

Pursuing a degree in ocean engineering on the College Station campus enables the rich experience of studying engineering at a large campus featuring all the opportunities inherent to being among a large number of engineering programs and students. 

The Galveston campus is a relatively small special-purpose institution with a specific focus on engineering and science for the marine environment. Pursuing a degree in ocean engineering on this campus enables students to have direct access to the Texas coast, including frequent field trips to local ship-building and repair facilities, and field-based laboratory experiments on the beach or aboard university-owned vessels.

How to apply

Visit the ApplyTexas website and create a profile

Three Steps to Ocean Engineering

  1. Select: “Texas A&M University at College Station”
  2.  Select major: “Ocean Engineering”
  3.  In the last tab, "Custom Questions", select OCEN preferred campus: College Station, Galveston or No Preference