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About TAMUK

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is a public, state school in a small town setting in Kingsville, Texas. TAMUK was founded in 1925 and now enrolls around 6,932 students a year, including 5,674 undergrads. TAMUK provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at TAMUK! Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of TAMUK's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? TAMUK students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? TAMUK has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? TAMUK has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at TAMUK on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at TAMUK on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! August 1, 2022 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall.

2021 TAMUK Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 60%
In-State Tuition $5,127
Out-of-State $18,158
Percent of Need Met 70%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,330

Is TAMUK a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a look at each of these factors to get a clearer idea of what TAMUK offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

TAMUK Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into TAMUK. Around 88% of applicants get into TAMUK each year. Last year, 6,308 students applied to TAMUK and 5,546 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at TAMUK

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at TAMUK, around 72% are still enrolled their sophomore year. TAMUK's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 45%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for TAMUK Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Tuition and Financial Aid at TAMUK

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. TAMUK meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,330 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $26,032 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at TAMUK. Based on this information, how does TAMUK sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is TAMUK a good school for you?

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Where is TAMUK?

TAMUK is located in the small town setting of Kingsville, Texas.

If you want to see TAMUK for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 77 to Kingsville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Corpus Christi International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what TAMUK and Kingsville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

700 University Boulevard Kingsville, TX 78363

Campus Setting: Small Town

TAMUK Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to TAMUK is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to TAMUK is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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TAMUK ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

Good

17 to 21

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to TAMUK is 20. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into TAMUK. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

TAMUK SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

930 - 1080

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Math SAT Range

460 - 540

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1080 and Above

Good

930 to 1080

Avg

930 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for TAMUK students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1080 and above have a good chance of being admitted to TAMUK, while applicants with SAT scores between 930 to 1080 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 930 have a low chance of being offered a spot at TAMUK.

TAMUK Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,356

In State

$33,387

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,127
$18,158
Fees
$4,562
$4,562
Housing
$9,425
$9,425
Books
$1,242
$1,242

Student Life

Wondering what life at TAMUK is like? There are approximately 6,932 students enrolled at TAMUK, including 5,674 undergraduate students and 1,258 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,932

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,689

Out-of-State

$22,720

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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