Texas A&M University sees record-high enrollmentTexas A&M University sees record-high enrollmenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=148892016-10-18T05:00:00Z2016-10-18T20:00:00Z

COLLEGE STATION  - Texas A&M University has hit a record-high fall enrollment of 66,426 students. 

Of that figure, 60,979 students are on the College Station campus. 

That makes it the largest in Texas by terms of enrollment. 

Overall enrollment is up by nearly 3,000 students, including 2,464 just at the College Station campus. 

Other figures from the report:

  • 15,647 Hispanic and African-American students is a record-high enrollment 
  • 5,907 international students enrolled
  • 2,530 members in The Corps of Cadets, the highest level since 1970
  • about one-quarter of freshman students are the first in their family to attend college

In May 2016, the university awarded 15,302 degrees, a record as well. 

The Eagle
College Station-Bryan
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