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Texas A&M University, one of the top 70 colleges in the nation, is a public research university located in College Station, Texas. It was the state’s first public university, and established by the Morrill Act of the U.S. Congress in 1862. Today, the university sits on 5,500 acres, and is one of the largest college campuses in the U.S. It’s home to the George Bush Presidential Library, and the Former U.S. President is known to drop by from time to time. Its purpose statement is “To develop leaders of character dedicated to serving the greater good.” Notable alumni include football player Johnny Manziel, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, singer/songwriter Lyle Lovett, actor Rip Torn, journalist Roland Martin and actress Martha Madison. The school’s colors are maroon and white, and its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – SEC. Varsity sports offered include men’s basketball, football, baseball, cross country and golf, and women’s basketball, swimming and diving, tennis, golf and soccer. Every year, the college hosts The Big Event, which was started in 1982. It is the largest one-day, student-run service project in the U.S. Every spring, tens of thousands of students do service projects, like yard work, painting and window washing around their College Station community to show their appreciation.
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. It is 90 miles northwest of Houston and 87 miles northeast of Austin. As of the 2010 census, College Station had a population of 93,857, which had increased to an estimated population of 118,064 as of August 2018. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many than 1,000 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, nearly 60 to choose from
Party Scene:Notable, known as a party school