Texas A&M University–Commerce is a U.S. State University located in the rural North Texas city of Commerce. It is a member of the Texas A&M University System, and, with over 12,000 students, is the second largest university within the system behind Texas A&M University–College Station, and is the fifth oldest public university institution in Texas.
Located within the boundaries of the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex, approximately 60 miles from downtown Dallas, the university has traditional resident students, both from smaller northeast Texas cities, and from the Metroplex and commuters. In addition to the main campus in Hunt County, there are additional satellite buildings in Downtown Dallas, Texas, Rockwall, Texas and Mesquite. Classes from the institution are also offered in McKinney and Mount Pleasant as an outreach to students in the geographic region.
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