Education: Texas Athletic & Military

Were it not a highly useful poor boys' school, costing less than $800 a year for room, board and tuition, Texas Agricultural & Mechanical College (8,057 men) might best be known as the only campus in the world to combine the mythology of St.-Cyr, Heidelberg and the Alamo. Often called Texas Athletic and Military, it hatches ferocious football players and in both World Wars had more Army officers than West Point.* It is the nation's largest military college and the only land-grant college that still bars women. To some it seems to be...

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