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:
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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