In 1977, members of the College of Medicine's charter class of 32 students began their medical training the basement of the Olin E. Teague Research Center on Texas A&M University's campus. They received their Doctor of Medicine degrees through Texas A&M University in 1981. In 1999, the College of Medicine joined the newly created Texas A&M Health Science Center and to date, more than 1,700 physicians have received their medical training here.
The College of Medicine offers the M.D. degree, as well as a dual M.D./M.B.A. degree through a partnership with the Texas A&M University Mays Business School. The Graduate Program in Medical Sciences leading to a Ph.D. degree is administered within the College of Medicine and is granted through the School of Graduate Studies. The M.D./Ph.D. degree is administered jointly by the College of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies.
The college currently enrolls more than 600 medical students. The college accepts an average of 15 graduate students per academic year.