Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, Texas

Team Name: Javelinas

Address: 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363

Web: TAMUK.edu

Phone: 361-593-2315

Facebook: Javelinas

Twitter: JavelinaNation

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Kingsville, Texas

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY–KINGSVILLE (TAMUK) is a leader in higher education, with the history and distinction of serving as South Texas’s first institution of higher learning. The university offers a variety of academic programs taught by renowned faculty that prepares the students of Javelina Nation to impact the world around them. Degrees include nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, animal and wildlife sciences, kinesiology, social work, and music, along with newer bachelor’s programs in veterinary technology and criminal justice.

For nearly one hundred years, TAMUK has provided educational access and opportunity. The recently launched Javelina Promise tuition program pledges to cover tuition and fees for up to four years, an estimated value of $40,000, for qualifying first-year students.

TAMUK is a Carnegie Classified Doctoral University with High Research Activity that provides students with opportunities to conduct research and work alongside faculty who are leaders in their fields. Small class sizes and a network of support prepare students for success beyond the classroom. The university ranks as one of Forbes Top 25 Universities in 2020 based on alumni satisfaction.

With a commitment to student success, Javelina Nation is with students every step of the way on their college journey.

By The Numbers


Acceptance Rate N/A
Median composite SAT score 100
Median ACT score 18
Undergraduate Enrollment 4,846
Students on Financial Aid 84.53%


In-State Tuition $9,892 per year
Out-of-State Tuition $25,746 per year
Room and Board $7,001+


African American Students 4.2%
Asian American Students 0.8%
Hispanic Students 75.8%
International Students 3.2%
Male/Female Ratio 49/51

Campus Life

Greek System Yes
Freshman Living on Campus
Freshmen Who Return 63%
Student/Teacher Ratio 16:1
Full-Time Faculty 312


Graduation in Four Years 25%
Graduation Overall 41%
Alumni Who Give $ to School 1.53%

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