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Colleges / Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

TAMUK Admissions

If you are planning on applying to TAMUK, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and the fee for the application is $25.

TAMUK Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of TAMUK's admissions stats.

TAMUK 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Mean SAT Score 1030
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 27%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 22%
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 Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes August 1 ––

Want to Apply Early to TAMUK?

Texas A&M University-Kingsville may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with TAMUK directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit 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 TAMUK

TAMUK has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into TAMUK?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at TAMUK

What does TAMUK 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 TAMUK for more information on admission factors.

TAMUK Application Requirements

To apply to TAMUK, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with TAMUK'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) 2
Other Requirements written statement and two letters of recommendation for alternate admissions process
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into TAMUK?

Students admitted to TAMUK have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 94.9% submitted a class rank. At TAMUK 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 72% 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 19.7%
3.75 and 3.99 19.5%
3.50 and 3.74 17.1%
3.25 and 3.49 12.9%
3.00 and 3.24 12.1%
2.50 and 2.9 14%
2.00 and 2.49 4.1%

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 TAMUK 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

TAMUK looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

TAMUK 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, 27% of TAMUK's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 22% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for TAMUK?

To be competitive with other TAMUK applicants, you should aim to score between 910 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At TAMUK 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a TAMUK student is 1030.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of TAMUK students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of TAMUK students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for TAMUK?

To be most competitive at TAMUK, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for TAMUK'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 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for TAMUK students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

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

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to TAMUK.

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 TAMUK during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

TAMUK Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to TAMUK?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to TAMUK.

Does TAMUK accept transfer credits?

❌ TAMUK does not accept transfer credits from accredited institutions. TAMUK accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does TAMUK accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ TAMUK accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to TAMUK?

❌ No, TAMUK 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 should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is TAMUK's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for TAMUK is 93%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at TAMUK?

🟨 TAMUK may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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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 93%. This means that the institution accepts 92 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



ACT Range

16 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above


16 to 21


16 and Less


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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 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.



Composite SAT Range

910 - 1110


Math SAT Range

450 - 560


Reading SAT Range

450 - 560

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


910 to 1110


910 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for TAMUK students is 1030. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to TAMUK, while applicants with SAT scores between 910 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 910 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 3.45. 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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