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Money Magazine Names A&M Best Value In Texas

Susan "Sue" Owen '94 August 13, 2019 1:32 PM updated: August 15, 2019 8:40 AM

Among the top 50 U.S. schools, ranked on quality of education, affordability and graduates’ earnings, Texas A&M is the best in Texas and 18th nationwide, according to Money magazine’s 2019 rankings.

Money wrote, “Aggies tend to thrive economically after leaving school,” and noted that according to PayScale, former students “report earning an average of $59,000 within three years of commencement – about 6 percent more than the average for schools with a similar composition of students.”

Texas A&M is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 18 nationally in the Money rankings, while Rice University is ranked No. 24 nationally. The University of Texas is No. 28. Numerous other Texas colleges are ranked among 744 schools in the magazine’s complete list of rankings.


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