Texas A&M University at Qatar
The inaugural class of Texas A&M at Qatar began on September 7, 2003, with 29 students, of whom 24 were Qatari and 15 of these were female students.
Student body of nearly 550 comprising undergraduate and graduate students from more than 30 countries. More than 90 faculty with expertise in a range of disciplines in engineering, sciences and liberal arts.
294 graduates since December 2007.
Research emphasis areas include environmental issues, advanced water treatment technologies, chemical process safety, petroleum reservoir studies, mathematical modeling, machinery and controls, telecommunications, transportation and roads, electric power generation, distribution and machinery, chemistry, and physics.
More than $140 million in external research funding. Annual research expenditures exceed $11 million.
Texas A&M at Qatar has more than 20 student organizations and clubs representing students’ diversified interests that range from academic activities to entertainment. Clubs activities range from hosting lectures and art exhibitions to organizing sports activities and environmental awareness activities.
A student leadership exchange program takes place in the spring of each academic year where 10 students from College Station visit the Qatar campus for a week over spring break and in return 10 Texas A&M at Qatar students visit the College Station campus for a week over their spring break.
Texas A&M University
Purpose: Developing leaders of character dedicated to serving the greater good.
More than 280,000 former students form the Aggie Network.
9,104 freshmen in the fall 2009 class.
800 student organizations.
Ranked first in the United States by Washington Monthly magazine for “tangible contributions to the public interest” and third by U.S. News & World Report in “best values among public universities.”
College Station campus is 11,000 acres.
Branch campuses in Galveston, Texas, and Doha, Qatar. Study centers in Mexico City and Santa Chiara, Italy.
More than 2,800 faculty.
More than 120 undergraduate degree programs and more than 240 master’s and Ph.D. programs offered.
Spring 2008 enrollment: 43,872. Among those: 8,500 graduate students.
Average SAT score: 1210 (almost 200 points higher than the national average).
Endowment ranks among the top five nationally for public universities.
University libraries have almost 4 million volumes in addition to electronic texts, online journals and digital archives.
$582 million invested in research in the University’s 10 colleges.
Student-to-faculty ratio is 20 to 1.