Texas A&M International University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Graduation Rate, Financial Aid & More

Fountain at Texas A&M International University with Killam Library in the background
Fountain at Texas A&M International University with Killam Library in the background. Chris Lawrence / Flickr

Just over half of applicants were admitted to Texas A&M International University in 2016; still, students with solid grades and test scores within or above the ranges posted below have a good chance of being accepted. Along with an application, prospective students will need to submit high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores. An essay or personal statement is not required. Be sure to visit the school's website for complete instructions and information about applying.

Admissions Data (2016):

Texas A&M International University Description:

Texas A & M International University is a public, four-year college in Laredo, Texas, a diverse city on the border with Mexico. TAMIU supports about 6,500 undergraduate students with a student/faculty ratio of 21 to 1, and the university offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs. The university is especially proud of its pre-med, pre-engineering, pre-law, and pre-dental programs. Professional fields such as criminal justice and business are particularly popular among undergraduates. Highly recognized, TAMIU was included in the 2011 edition of US News and World’ Report’s College Rankings in the “Regional Public Universities-West” category. TAMIU has a diverse campus and was named by The Princeton Review as fifth in the nation for providing the “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students.” TAMIU students stay engaged outside of the classroom, and the school offers a long list of intramural sports including shuffleboard, foosball, and table tennis. The university also has over 60 student clubs and organizations. When it comes to intercollegiate athletics, the TAMIU Dustdevils compete in the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. The university fields five men's and six women's varsity sports as well as cheerleading. 

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 7,390 (6,591 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 74% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,016 (in-state); $16,946 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,456 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,882
  • Other Expenses: $1,702
  • Total Cost: $18,056 (in-state); $27,986 (out-of-state)

Texas A&M International University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 74%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 74%
    • Loans: 25%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,406
    • Loans: $4,164

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Bilingual Education, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Disorders, Criminal Justice, Kinesiology (Exercise Science), Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 36%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 17%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 41%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Softball, Volleyball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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