Department of Music - College of Liberal Arts - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Prospective Students

At Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, we know the value of finding a university where your talents and aptitudes can expand in an environment of excellence.  The next few years of your life will define who you are and who you will become.  Choosing the right university for your desired lifestyle and personal goals is the first of many important decisions you will be making.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is driven by a desire to achieve.  The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents call us "the gem of the A&M System." U.S. News and World Report has included the University many times in its list of best colleges and universities, and we're the only senior-level institution to twice receive the prestigious Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Star Award.  The University has even been recognized as "a beacon to others in a growing national effort to enhance student learning."

Why Study Music at TAMUCC?

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a unique campus.  Not only is it located on its own island, but it has its own beach and easy access to miles and miles of Gulf Coast beachfront.  Being located in Corpus Christi give students the benefit of being able to take advantage of one of Texas' top tourist destinations.  The city is busy with seasonal events such as Bayfest, Buccaneer Days, Velocity Games, Texas Jazz Festival, C-Sculptures, weekly sailing regattas, powerboat races, parades, and fireworks celebrations.  Corpus Christi also  has a thriving downtown with art studios, restaurants, and shops, as well as a busy nightlife.  Corpus Christi is an ideal city for university students.  Not only does the community strongly support A&M-Corpus Christi, but the area is young and alive with activity.

Music students enjoy a highly personal education, where professors know their name and they are not treated as just another number, as they often are at larger schools.  We take great pride in our "village," a place where students and faculty enjoy a family-like atmosphere.  Students also have numerous opportunities to perform and grow.  It is common for our students to be involved with several ensembles each semester.  Our music faculty are excellent musicians, teachers , and scholars with degrees from some of the finest music schools in the country.  Most importantly, the faculty truly care about the success of the students.

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