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Study at Texas A and 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 and 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.

Profile of Texas A and M University KingsvilleStudents attend Texas A&M Kingsville in Kingsville, TX, a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Texas A&M Kingsville degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Texas A&M Kingsville is known for its programs in engineering and conservation and resource management.

Texas A&M Kingsville Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 220. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 220 and 550. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

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

Student Enrolment

There are 6, 567 students at the school . Texas A&M Kingsville has a large minority student population.

Student Life
A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Texas A&M Kingsville values student athletics, and belongs to the Lone Star Conference. Texas A&M Kingsville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts313interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history, English, Spanish language, political science, geography, social services
Engineering235electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, petroleum engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, . . .
Business and Management186business administration, MIS, accounting, business management, marketing, finance, international business, business
Education and Teaching169educational administration, school Counselling, special ed, multilingual education, early childhood education, reading teaching, instructional media design, adult education, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy75health and physical Education
Security and Law Enforcement60criminology
Science57biology, chemistry, biomedical sciences, physics, geology
Family and Social Work55family and consumer science, social work
Therapy and Counselling52psychology
Computer Science and Engineering40computer and info science
Engineering Technician36industrial tech
Medical Support and Technology34audiology and speech pathology, health service and sciences
Agricultural Science and Management33agriculture, agricultural operations
Conservation and Resource Management32natural resources courses, wildlife management
Animal Science and Care25animal science
Media18communication studies
Fine Arts16fine arts
Music13music, music performance
Landscaping and Horticulture10agronomy
Construction Trades4apparel and textiles
Medical administration2community health
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Contact: Texas A&M KingsvilleTexas A and M University Kingsville

955 University Blvd

Kingsville, TX 78363

General Phone: (361) 593-2111

http://www.TAMUK. EDU

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