University of Arkansas (Arkansas) vs. Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU)

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southeastern Conference

  • Both University of Arkansas (Arkansas) and Texas A & M University-College Station (TAMU) are public.
  • Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, AR and TAMU is located in College Station, TX.
  • TAMU has more expensive tuition of $40,139 than Arkansas ($27,410).
  • Arkansas has tighter acceptance rate of 65.96% than TAMU (70.54%).
  • TAMU has higher SAT scores of 1,270 than Arkansas (1,110).
  • TAMU is larger with 74,014 students than Arkansas (30,936 students).
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#113 in National Universities
#2 in Arkansas
Rankings#58 in National Universities
#3 in Texas
Public, 4-yearsSchool TypePublic, 4-years
Fayetteville, ARLocationCollege Station, TX
ArkansasKnown asTAMU
1 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered Degrees1 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$9,656 Arkansas residents
$27,410 out-of-state
Undergraduate$12,605 Texas residents
$40,139 out-of-state
$9,066 Arkansas residents
$22,611 out-of-state
Graduate$10,687 Texas residents
$23,395 out-of-state
$8,877Financial Aid$10,800
Admission
$40 undergraduate
$60 graduate
Application Fee$75 undergraduate
$50 graduate
65.96%Acceptance Rate70.54%
35.37%Yield45.00%
1,110 SAT, 24 ACTTest Scores1,270 SAT, 28 ACT
Student Population
30,936Total Students74,014
26,269Undergraduate57,512
4,667Graduate16,502
3,361Online Enrollment3,414
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
69%Graduation Rate84%
Transfer-out Rate9%
86%Retention Rate95%
$52,700Average Earning after Graduation$67,800
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,200)
$7,968 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 11,306)
Not offered or not ReportedMeal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
20 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
1,270 Full-time
176 Part-time
Number of Faculties3,299 Full-time
583 Part-time
4,999 Full-time
243 Part-time
Number of Staffs10,467 Full-time
793 Part-time
$90,406 for Faculties
$58,549 Part-time
Average Salary$116,585 for Faculties
$67,426 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023