Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce, TX 75429
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Texas A&M University-Commerce is one of the forty-three public 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in Commerce town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,244 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,161 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 778 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

A&M Commerce's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,790, and fees were $3,644. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,240 and $3,644 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students13,244
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1925 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/07/2014 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1150
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$160/credit
In State Students$160/credit
Out of State Students$575/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$202/credit
In State Students$202/credit
Out of State Students$617/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,200 $7,200 $25,875
ADN 70 $11,200 $11,200 $40,250
BSN 125 $20,000 $20,000 $71,875
FNP 50 $10,100 $10,100 $30,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 93% of Texas A&M University-Commerce's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,727
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,188
State Grant & Scholarships 67% $5,064
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 41% $5,135
Federal Student Loans 57% $5,489
Private Loans 2% $10,860


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,420
$30,001 to $48,000$10,023
$48,001 to $75,000$11,421
$75,001 to $110,000$15,619
Over $110,000$18,575

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Texas A&M University-Commerce
2600 South Neal
Commerce, TX 75429

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