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 Michael K. Young [1]
Provost Dr. Karan Watson [2]
Dean Dr. Mark Weichold
Students 542 (Fall 2015)[3]
Undergraduates 493 (Fall 2015)[3]
Postgraduates 49 (Fall 2015)[3]
0 (Fall 2015)[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[4]
Nickname Aggies
Mascot Reveille IX
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, Qatar. 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. Eyad Masad serves as Vice Dean and Dr. Kenneth R. Hall serves as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.


Texas A&M University's campus in Qatar was established in 2003.[5]

Undergraduate Admissions[edit]

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

Texas A&M University has a research collaboration with Habib University in Pakistan.


  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 2015" (PDF). Texas A&M University. p. 12. Retrieved November 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Brand Colors". Texas A&M University Brand Guide. Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications. October 17, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ Reeve Hamilton (25 May 2012). "After 10 Years in Qatar, A&M Looking Forward to 10 More". The Texas Tribune. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 

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