Why the Island University?

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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi traces its beginning back to 1947, when Ward Island became the home of the University of Corpus Christi with 312 students enrolled. In 1989, the University joined the A&M System and has, since, grown to five colleges.

In 2013, the Island University grew to more than 10,500 students representing 48 states and 67 foreign countries.