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Colleges / Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

TAMUK Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Around 88% of applicants get into Texas A&M University-Kingsville each year. Out of 6,308 applications received in 2023, 5,546 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Texas A&M University-Kingsville, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee costs $25.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Texas A&M University-Kingsville's admissions stats.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Mean SAT Score 1030
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 60%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 50%
Waitlist No

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Applying Early to Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

Texas A&M University-Kingsville does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Texas A&M University-Kingsville Admissions

Transferring to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Texas A&M University-Kingsville has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Texas A&M University-Kingsville Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Texas A&M University-Kingsville

What does Texas A&M University-Kingsville consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important

Make sure to check with Texas A&M University-Kingsville for more information on admission factors.

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Application Requirements

To apply to Texas A&M University-Kingsville, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Texas A&M University-Kingsville's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements written statement and two letters of recommendation for alternate admissions process
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

Students admitted to Texas A&M University-Kingsville have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 95.2% submitted a class rank. At Texas A&M University-Kingsville 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Texas A&M University-Kingsville, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 11.7%
3.75 and 3.99 18.5%
3.50 and 3.74 25.89%
3.25 and 3.49 14.19%
3.00 and 3.24 12.94%
2.50 and 2.9 12.08%
2.00 and 2.49 4.12%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Texas A&M University-Kingsville directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Texas A&M University-Kingsville is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 60% of Texas A&M University-Kingsville's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 50% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

To be competitive with other Texas A&M University-Kingsville applicants, you should strive to score between 930 and 1080 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Texas A&M University-Kingsville 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1080 and 25% of scored lower than 930, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Texas A&M University-Kingsville student is 1030.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Texas A&M University-Kingsville students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Texas A&M University-Kingsville students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

To be most competitive at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, you should strive to earn between 17 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Texas A&M University-Kingsville's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Texas A&M University-Kingsville students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Texas A&M University-Kingsville

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Texas A&M University-Kingsville during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Does Texas A&M University-Kingsville accept transfer credits?

✅ Texas A&M University-Kingsville accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Texas A&M University-Kingsville accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Texas A&M University-Kingsville accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

❌ No, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Texas A&M University-Kingsville's acceptance rate?

✅ Texas A&M University-Kingsville's acceptance rate is 88%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

❌ Texas A&M University-Kingsville does not offer early decision.

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TAMUK Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into TAMUK? TAMUK is a somewhat selective institution. The TAMUK acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 87 out of every 100 applicants.


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



Composite SAT Range

930 - 1080


Math SAT Range

460 - 540


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1080 and Above


930 to 1080


930 and Less


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.


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At TAMUK, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.43. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

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Campus Setting

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Tuition and Fees

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Application Deadline

Aug 1
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