Texas A&M University–Commerce is a public research university located in Commerce, Texas. With an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students as of the Fall of 2015, the university is the second largest institution in the Texas A&M University System. Founded in 1889, the institution remains as the fifth longest continuous operating university in Texas.

The university is a part of the Lone Star Conference of NCAA Division II athletics. The LSC is a 10-member league that has schools in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. A flagship member, Texas A&M University–Commerce remains from the original league formed in 1931.