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QS World University Rankings Place Texas A&M Programs In Top 10

When compared to universities around the world, two A&M programs rank in the Top 10 with an additional eight in the Top 30.
By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Division of Marketing and Communications April 16, 2024

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QS examined 1,500 higher education institutions in the U.S. and around the world.

Abbey Santoro/Texas A&M University Division of Marketing and Communications


Texas A&M University offers some of the world’s best programs, according to the latest QS World University Rankings, which examined 1,500 institutions around the globe. QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) is a higher education insights provider based in London.

According to QS, the results of their rankings draw on the analysis of 17.5 million academic papers and the expert opinions of over 240,000 academic faculty and employers. The group measures institutions in nine areas: academic and employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, citations per faculty, international student and faculty ratio, international research network, employment outcomes and sustainability.


Top 10

Top 20

  • Agriculture and forestry, No. 17
  • Civil and structural engineering, No. 26

Top 30

  • Earth and marine sciences, No. 33
  • Environmental sciences, No. 38
  • Geology, No. 36
  • Geophysics, No. 39
  • Mechanical engineering, No. 30
  • Sports-related subjects, No. 37

When compared to other U.S. universities, QS ranks Texas A&M at No. 32 overall nationally, and No. 14 among public institutions.

View the full 2024 World University Rankings here.

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