Peer Institutions

To identify attributes that distinguish great public universities, we considered the most prominent ranking systems and their results as published by US News & World Report and the National Research Council. In addition, several other institutions with similar colleges and programs were also identified to ensure accurate comparisons.

Texas A&M Vision 2020 Peer Institutions

University Campus Location Vision 2020 Abbreviation  
University of Texas Austin, TX Texas  
University of California Berkeley Berkeley, CA UC Berkeley  
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Michigan  
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC North Carolina  
University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA UCLA  
University of California San Diego San Diego, CA UC San Diego  
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Wisconsin  
University of Florida Gainesville, FL Florida  
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA Georgia Tech  
University of Illinois Urbana, IL Illinois  
University of Minnesota Twin Cities, MN Minnesota  
Ohio State University Columbus, OH Ohio St.  
Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA Penn St.  
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN Purdue  
University of California Davis Davis, CA UC Davis