Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a learning centered institution. TAMUCC (The Island University) is located on its own island surrounded by the water of Corpus Christi and Oso bays. The beautiful natural setting is enhanced by our modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilities, and our colorful landscaping, and plazas that lend a distinctive tropical feel to the campus. Our Hispanic Serving Institution status provides a foundation to attain significant impacts for improving the educational attainment of our regional students, and our strategic location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America places the Island University in perfect position to help realize its national and international prominence goals.
Visit website at: http://www.tamucc.edu
President: Flavius Killebrew, Ph.D.
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Population: 10,038 students (fall 2010)
About Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi
Exploring the depths of the Gulf of Mexico, performing on the finest stage in the Coastal Bend and undertaking new research to improve the lives of those in our community form the enriching experiences offered at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. We’re an active campus where our students, faculty and staff make all the difference.
Picture yourself in a tropical environment where top-notch academics and cutting-edge research are blended into a robust lifestyle. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is the only University in the nation located on its own island.
With palm trees lining pathways throughout the 240–acre campus, nearby natural wetlands and a pristine beach, we’ve become a first-choice destination for many students seeking a university that takes the lead, rather than follows.
Welcome to ‘The Island University’
The area’s premier institution of higher learning enrolls more than 10,000 students and is part of The Texas A&M University System.
A&M-Corpus Christi’s location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America shapes its focus and provides the foundation for gaining national prominence. Our five academic colleges offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from highly accomplished faculty, 90 percent who hold the highest degree in their fields.
Students receive a personalized approach to teaching with a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is committed to becoming one of the leading centers of higher education in the Gulf of Mexico region while serving the intellectual, cultural, social, environmental and economic needs of South Texas. As a result, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will invigorate and strengthen the region and state through its educational programs, research initiatives and outreach efforts.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an expanding, doctoral-granting institution committed to preparing graduates for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship in the global community. We are dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, creative activity and service. Our supportive, multicultural learning community provides undergraduate and graduate students with a challenging educational experience. The university's federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) provides a foundation for closing educational gaps, while its strategic location on the Gulf of Mexico and on the cultural border with Latin America provides a basis for gaining national and international prominence.
Employer's Job Opportunities: https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu