TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY GALVESTON

United States, Texas

Texas A&M University in Galveston (TAMUG), opened in 1962, is a branch campus of Texas A&M University. TAMUG is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission to grant bachelor's, masters and doctorate degrees. This ocean-oriented university offers a unique combination of marine as well as maritime courses including science, business, engineering, and transportation majors. Even though its academic courses are specifically aimed at the ocean including marine biology, marine engineering technology, marine fisheries, maritime management, maritime research, marine and coastal resources and marine environmental law. The atmosphere created by faculty, staff and pupils emphasizes the close relationship between the institute and the ocean. More than 5,000 international students from 181 different countries are welcomed here every year.

Campus Life

Other than brilliant education, the university offers an exciting campus life! There are varied leadership training, clubs, murals, traditions, student management and all other aspects making the TAMUG experience worth experiencing. Other noteworthy integrated elements that create the campus atmosphere comprise student newspapers known as NAUTILUS, over 60 student organizations along with drama clubs, including academic, professional, community and campus services and student groups for fun and other leisure pursuits. Besides, from freshman year to graduation, career services provide students with various services at every stage of the career planning process.

Noted Alumni

The long and proud history of Texas A&M University can be traced back to its inception. The university has given over 31,000 notable alumni who are currently flourishing across the world. Today, they all are leading a great career in their respective domains. Some of them are the former chancellor of the University of Missouri in Columbia R. Bowen Loftin, Ashanti Johnson who is an American chemical oceanographer and geochemist, Courtney Hall, researcher Traver J. Wright and Mariah C. Livernois.