About Nothing defines a city better than its people. In College Station you will find some of the friendliest and most patriotic people in the nation. It is home to Texas A&M University, one of the largest research institutions and public universities in the nation. It has also developed many military leaders over the years who have lead our nation in times of war. It is a Southeastern Conference school, which makes college sports such as football, baseball, basketball and many others highlights of the community. College Station is the largest city in the metropolitan area, with a population of about 100,000 in 2013.