Texas A&M University -- Kingsville

Kingsville, TX

Texas A&M University at Kingsville is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a teachers college in 1925, it gained its present status in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Graduate Studies. Its 250-acre main campus is located in Kingsville, 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.

Tuition & Fees

$9,136

$22,526

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
46%
300-399
30%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
39%
12-17
44%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,892
Declined + 1,438
Total Received 6,330
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Public

6,174

undergraduate students

1,305

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Kinesiology
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Biomedical Science
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Codes

SAT 6822
ACT 4212

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School Facts

Texas A&M University at Kingsville is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a teachers college in 1925, it gained its present status in 1967. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Graduate Studies. Its 250-acre main campus is located in Kingsville, 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 7,479
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Kingsville, TX

250-acre campus in Kingsville (population: 25,482), 40 miles from Corpus Christi. Air and bus serve Corpus Christi.

Texas A&M University — Kingsville
700 University Boulevard
Kingsville, TX 78363

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
36%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
46%
300-399
30%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
38%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
39%
12-17
44%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
50%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
($50 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,892
Declined + 1,438
Total Received 6,330

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Shelly D. Key
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 361 593-2315
admissions@tamuk.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,618

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,801
Room & board $8,848
Additional fees $4,335
Books & supplies $1,344
Total $19,328
Average Financial Aid - $10,618
Total with Avg. Aid $8,710

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,017,611
State $7,108,951
Institutional $937,536
Other external
Total $24,064,098

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,417,500
Other external $134,000
Total $2,551,500

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 687-6000
F: 361 593-3026
financial.aid@tamuk.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Arnold Trejo
Executive Director
arnold.trejo@tamuk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Ruben Cantu (men's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/head Athletic Trainer
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Lone Star Conference
Mascot
Javelina
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Animal Science
Animal Wildlife Veterinary Technology
Applied Arts/Sciences
Applied Engineering Technology
Architectural Engineering
Art
Bilingual Education
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clincial Mental Health Counseling
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Communications Disorders
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Guidance
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Cultural Studies
Early Childhood Education
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
English
Environmental Engineering
Finance
General Business Administration
Geology
History
Horticulture
Human Nutrition
Human Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Management
Industrial Management Engineering
Industrial Management/Technology
Information Systems
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business Management
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Natural Gas Engineering
Petrophysics
Physics
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Social Work
Psychology
Ranch Management
Range/Wildlife Management
Reading Specialization
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistical Analytics/Computing/Modeling
Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering
Theatre Arts
Wildlife Sciences
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Kinesiology
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Biomedical Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

7,479

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

6,174
students

Female
50%
3,102

Male
50%
3,072

17%

1,305
students

Female
50%
651

Male
50%
654

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

4,670
students

Female
49%
2,267

Male
51%
2,403

25%

1,504
students

Female
56%
835

Male
44%
669

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
62%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: August 1

Summer: August 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented India
Kuwait
Mexico
Niger
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Peter Li
Director, International Student and Scholar Services
361 593-3317
peter.li@tamuk.edu

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