Texas A&M University at Qatar

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Texas A&M University at Qatar
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Established 2003
Type State university
Branch of Texas A&M University
Endowment $5.6 billion (Systemwide)
Chancellor John Sharp)
President Dr. Mark Hussey, Interim [1]
Provost Dr. Karan Watson [2]
Dean Dr. Mark Weichold
Students 527 (Fall 2014)[3]
Undergraduates 473 (Fall 2014)[3]
Postgraduates 54 (Fall 2014)[3]
Doctoral students 1 (Fall 2014)[3]
Location Education City, Al Rayyan, Qatar
25°18′53″N 51°26′22″E / 25.3148°N 51.4394°E / 25.3148; 51.4394Coordinates: 25°18′53″N 51°26′22″E / 25.3148°N 51.4394°E / 25.3148; 51.4394
Campus Multi-versity Education City, 2,400 acres (9.7 km2)
Colors Maroon and white
Nickname Aggies
Mascot Reveille VIII
Affiliations AAU
Website www.qatar.tamu.edu

Texas A&M University at Qatar is a branch of Texas A&M University located in Education City, Al Rayyan. The University offers undergraduate degrees in chemical, electrical, mechanical, and petroleum engineering. A graduate program for chemical engineering (Master's degree) commenced in 2011. The curriculum that is offered at Texas A&M University at Qatar is identical to the one offered at the main campus in College Station. Dr. Mark Weichold serves as the Dean and CEO of the campus while Dr. Hamid Parsaei serves as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Dr. Kenneth R. Hall serves as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

Undergraduate Admissions[edit]

Texas A&M University at Qatar follows the same admissions standards in place at the home campus in College Station, Texas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loftin Confirmed As Texas A&M’s 24th President". Texas A&M University. February 12, 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Watson named A&M provost". The Bryan-College Station Eagle. March 9, 2011. Retrieved March 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Texas A&M University Enrollment Profile: Fall 2014" (PDF). Texas A&M University. p. 8. Retrieved October 25, 2014. 

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