Texas A&M University-Kingsville Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Engineering Complex
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Texas A&M - Kingsville has an acceptance rate of 82%, making the school largely accessible to interested students. In order to apply, prospective students will need to submit an application, standardized test scores, and official high school transcripts. For complete instructions and requirements, be sure to visit the school's website or contact the admissions office for assistance.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Texas A & M University - Kingsville Acceptance Rate: 82%

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Description:

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a public, four-year university located in Kingsville, Texas, with the 250-acre campus just 40 miles from the beaches of Corpus Christi. The university also has another 545 acres nearby that support livestock management programs. TAMUK is the parent institution of Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Texas A&M University-Kingsville offers a long list of academic programs from its Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Performance, Graduate Studies, Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering, Honors College, and Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences.

Academics at the university are supported by a 20 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students stay engaged outside of the classroom, and the campus is home to numerous student clubs and organizations, as well as intramural sports including racquetball, dodge ball, and bowling. The university is also home to six fraternities and five sororities.

 On the intercollegiate front, the A&M-Kingsville Lions compete in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference (LSC). The university fields five men's and seven women's varsity sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,278 (6,811 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 75% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,049 (in-state); $21,355 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,344 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,530
  • Other Expenses: $4,217
  • Total Cost: $22,140 (in-state); $35,446 (out-of-state)

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

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 87%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 77%
    • Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,788
    • Loans: $6,781

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Criminology, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 71%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 38%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 15%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 29%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

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

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Texas A&M University-Kingsville Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.tamuk.edu/administration/accred-mission.html

"The mission of Texas A&M University-Kingsville is to develop well-rounded leaders and critical thinkers who can solve problems in an increasingly complex, dynamic and global society. Located in South Texas, the university is a teaching, research and service institution that provides access to higher education in an ethnically and culturally diverse region of the nation. Texas A&M-Kingsville offers an extensive array of baccalaureate and master's degrees, and selected doctoral and professional degrees in an academically challenging, learner-centered and caring environment where all employees contribute to student success."

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