Texas A&M University – Kingsville (TAMUK)

955 University Blvd, Kingsville, TX

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TAMUK is a public institution located in Kingsville, Texas and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. Enrollment at TAMUK exceeds nine thousand per year.

Areas of study offered at TAMUK include but are not limited to:

  • Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Most common standardized test scores among students accepted to TAMUK are between 15 - 20 on the ACT, or 770 - 980 on the SAT exam. Admission to Texas A&M University - Kingsville is considered highly competitive, with only 20 percent of students who applied on average being admitted each year. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay close to $7,300, while nonresidents pay $18,000 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)

Students should visit the Texas A&M University - Kingsville website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants TAMUK accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to TAMUK.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2013

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English14 - 20
ACT ® Math16 - 23
ACT ® Composite Score16 - 21

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into TAMUK

The chances for admission at TAMUK can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions5,716 (88%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,255 (22%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Texas A&M University – Kingsville is about 13,000. The student body is made up of 74% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $4,400-$5,200
    • Out-of-State: $15,000-$18,270
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $690-$830 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $1,000-$1,200 per unit
  • Room and board is estimated to cost around $9,000

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$9,318
Receiving Student Loans66%$4,668

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 12.7%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Texas A&M University – Kingsville may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Texas A&M University – Kingsville is around 34%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years18%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dietetics Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

TAMUK is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Lone Star Conference)
  • Basketball (Lone Star Conference)
  • Track and Field (Lone Star Conference)
  • Football (Lone Star Conference)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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