Texas A&M University, fondly called as TAMU, is a public research university founded in 1876. It is one of the best universities in the States as the research work and the opportunities opening after graduation are spell bounding. Although applying to TAMU is nothing short of ambitious, you stand a decent chance if you have an excellent research work and international papers to back your application. TAMU is a dream college for IITians and NITians. It ranks #125 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.