Texas A & M University Kingsville

Texas A & M University Kingsville

Texas A&M University Kingsville was founded in 1925 as the South Texas State Teachers College. It became the Texas College of Arts and Industries in 1929 and Texas A&I University in 1967. The university became a part of The A&M System in 1989 and adopted its present name in September of 1993. The university campus is spread over 1,600 acres in Kingsville, Texas and attracts student from over 40 foreign countries. A&M-Kingsville is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • Dick & Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences
  • Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering
  • Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center-San Antonio
  • University College

A&M-Kingsville is a member of the Lone Star Conference and its athletic teams are known as the Javelinas. The university has 5 men's sports and 5 women's sports teams, and also has a stadium, a physical education center and two sports fields.

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Texas A & M University-Kingsville
955 University Blvd
Kingsville , TX 78363
General Phone: (361) 593-2111

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Texas A&M Kingsville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering254architectural engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering, ...
Conservation and Resource Management253wildlife management, natural resources courses
Education and Teaching148multilingual education, educational administration, instructional media design, special ed, early childhood special ed, school counseling, adult education, early childhood education, music teaching, ...
Business and Management145business, business management, business administration, accounting, finance, international business, MIS, marketing
Computer Science and Engineering94computer and info science
Liberal Arts77Spanish language, English, interdisciplinary studies, social services, geography, political science, sociology, history
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy65health and physical education
Medical Support and Technology62health service and sciences, audiology and speech pathology
Therapy and Counseling61psychology
Family and Social Work57family and consumer science, family studies, social work
Science48biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Agricultural Science and Management44agriculture, agricultural operations, farm management
Security and Law Enforcement36criminology
Engineering Technician36industrial tech
Media16communication studies
Animal Science and Care15animal science
Music14music, music performance
Landscaping and Horticulture13agronomy
Fine Arts12fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Construction Trades0apparel and textiles
Medical Administration0community health

Number of programs and degrees for Texas A&M Kingsville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree91651
Master's degree51447
Doctor's degree374

Texas A&M Kingsville Student Body

In 2007-2008, Texas A&M Kingsville had a total enrollment of 6,567 students (5,739 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 72%
Part-Time 28%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 24%
Black 5%
Hispanic 59%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 18%
22-24 25%
25-29 16%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Texas A&M Kingsville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 37 %

Texas A&M Kingsville Room and Board (2007)

Texas A&M Kingsville offers campus housing for 1,000 of its 5,739 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Kingsville, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Texas A&M Kingsville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Math460530
ACT Verbal1420
ACT Math1621
ACT Composite1621

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT43%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT57%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrecommended

Texas A&M Kingsville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,000
Room and board $ 4,800
Room charge $ 4,170
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,600
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 2,400

Financial Aid:
Texas A&M Kingsville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 363900)

Texas A&M Kingsville Faculty

Texas A&M Kingsville has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3424
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4351

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year14$104,4674$96,238
Associate professorcalendar year6$89,1044$76,443
Assistant professorcalendar year4$67,4554$49,215
All faculty totalcalendar year24$94,45812$73,965

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year51$77,43714$73,514
Associate professoracademic year45$64,93117$60,043
Assistant professoracademic year46$60,54740$55,280
Instructoracademic year1*2*
Lectureracademic year23$37,78227$40,164
All faculty totalacademic year166$63,682100$54,476

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Texas A&M Kingsville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Lone Star Conference
Basketball Lone Star Conference
Baseball Lone Star Conference
Track Lone Star Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02828

Texas A&M Kingsville Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textiles, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Architectural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Systems Engineering

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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