Texas A & M University-Kingsville

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,127
6.79% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,466
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.37%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.9%
6,308 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
6,932
71.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
44.7%
486 Graduates

About

Texas A & M University-Kingsville is a higher education institution located in Kleberg County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (95 degrees awarded), General Civil Engineering (92 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (81 degrees).

In 2020, 1,829 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Kingsville. 48.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (998 degrees), 3.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (274 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $5,127, which is $−23,502 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $5,127, which is $−23,502 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,466.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending Texas A & M University-Kingsville received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,127
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was $5,127. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $−23,502 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$13,466
2020 Value
3.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Texas A & M University-Kingsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,466. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Kingsville grew by 3.04%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,709
Room and Board
$1,344
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was of $9,709 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of room and board increased by 1.61% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.5% with respect to 2019, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.37%
2018 Default Rate
169
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 6.37%, which represents 169 out of the 2654 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Texas A & M University-Kingsville received 6,308 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.989% annual decline. Out of those 6,308 applicants, 5,546 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,932 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2020, and 60% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an overall enrollment yield of 19%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
5,546
Accepted Out of 6,308

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 87.9% (5,546 admissions from 6,308 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 77.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.989%, while admissions grew by 12.7%.

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SAT Scores

60%
Submission Percentage
634
Scores Submitted

60% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has a total enrollment of 6,932 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 4,959 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,973. This means that 71.5% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% White, 4.31% Black or African American, 1.14% Asian, 1.13% Two or More Races, 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (34.7%) and White Male (8.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (31.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.5%) and White Female (9.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,932 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 4,959 and the part-time enrollment is 1,973. This means that 71.5% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Texas A & M University-Kingsville had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,904
  2. White
    1,031
  3. Black or African American
    299

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 70.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% White, 4.31% Black or African American, 1.14% Asian, 1.13% Two or More Races, 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 19 students (0.274%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 43 fewer women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-Kingsville. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino (998 degrees awarded). There were 3.64 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (274 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (95 degrees awarded), followed by General Civil Engineering (92 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (81 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (106 degrees awarded), Engineering (451 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Software developers (381,384 people), Other managers (371,622 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (330,018 people), Civil engineers (253,612 people), and Mechanical engineers (191,929 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (106 degrees awarded), Engineering (451 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (45 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (106 degrees awarded), Engineering (451 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (45 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Computer Systems Design (436,760 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (428,545 people), Construction (307,180 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (232,462 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (184,565 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (106 degrees awarded), Engineering (451 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (108 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (45 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (68 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas A & M University-Kingsville.
Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 92 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 81 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 95 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

936
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
893
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 936 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, which is 1.05 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (893).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 108 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.4 times more than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 15.2 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 20% of students graduating from Texas A & M University-Kingsville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.412% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    998 degrees awarded
  2. White
    274 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino (998 degrees awarded). There were 3.64 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (274 degrees).

0.437% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    583 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    415 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    141 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino female (583 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (415 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at nearly $116M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.4M (10.7%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Kingsville had a total salary expenditure of $180M. Texas A & M University-Kingsville employs 101 Professors, 96 Assistant professors, and 95 Associate professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Male Professors (78), Male Associate professors(61), and Male Assistant professors (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are: Management, with 127 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 118 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 87 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$116M
2020 Endowment
333%
growth from 2019

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at about $116M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Kingsville grew 333% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $186M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $12.9M - Federal
  2. $7.73M - State
  3. $1.08M - Local

As of 2020, Texas A & M University-Kingsville received $12.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.73M from state grants and contracts, and $1.08M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$65.8M
2020 Salaries
0.265%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a median of $65.8M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($180M) and a 0.265% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.9% decline from 2018 and a 0.703% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$29.9M
Instructional Salaries
331
Number of Employees

In 2020, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a total of $29.9M to 331 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
101 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
127 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Professor with 101 employees; Assistant professor with 96 employees; and Assistant professor with 95 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Management with 127 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 118 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 87 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Male Professor with 78 employees, Male Associate professor with 61 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 60 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas A & M University-Kingsville.

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