Texas A & M University-Kingsville

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,801
0.209% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,069
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.97%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
77.3%
6,371 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
7,479
71.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
37.3%
458 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 Other Multidisciplinary Studies (83 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (78 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (77 degrees).

In 2019, 1,826 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Kingsville. 46.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (961 degrees), 3.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (259 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $4,801, which is $−23,699 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $4,801, which is $−23,699 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,069.

In 2019, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,801
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was $4,801. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $−23,699 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$13,069
2019 Value
8.79%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Texas A & M University-Kingsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,069. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Kingsville grew by 8.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,555
Room and Board
$1,344
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was of $9,555 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2018, when 60% 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.
8.97%
2017 Default Rate
273
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 8.97%, which represents 273 out of the 3043 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 6,371 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 13% annual decline. Out of those 6,371 applicants, 4,922 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.3% acceptance rate.

There were 7,479 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2019, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an overall enrollment yield of 20.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
4,922
Accepted Out of 6,371

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 77.3% (4,922 admissions from 6,371 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 89.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −13%, while admissions declined by −24.5%.

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SAT Scores

66%
Submission Percentage
647
Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has a total enrollment of 7,479 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 5,376 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,103. This means that 71.9% 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 68.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 1.07% Asian, 1.06% Two or More Races, 0.147% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0802% 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 (37.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (34.6%) and White Male (8.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (10.2%) and White Female (7.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,479 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 5,376 and the part-time enrollment is 2,103. This means that 71.9% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2019 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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
    5,116
  2. White
    1,117
  3. Black or African American
    310

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 68.4% Hispanic or Latino, 14.9% White, 4.14% Black or African American, 1.07% Asian, 1.06% Two or More Races, 0.147% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0802% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 24 students (0.321%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 118 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 (961 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (259 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (83 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (78 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (77 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 (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (531 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (36 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 (422,517 people), Other managers (374,121 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (333,209 people), Civil engineers (270,739 people), and Mechanical engineers (204,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (531 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (85 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, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (531 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (85 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 (445,737 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (435,297 people), Construction (314,969 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (263,225 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (262,624 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Agriculture (120 degrees awarded), Engineering (531 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (36 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (86 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (85 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. 83 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 78 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 77 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 83 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

972
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
854
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 972 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, which is 1.14 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (854).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 113 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in Mechanical Engineering, which is 11.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 68 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 4.53 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 19% 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, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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 Gender

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 (69.1%).

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, 0.437% 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
    961 degrees awarded
  2. White
    259 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino (961 degrees awarded). There were 3.71 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (259 degrees).

0.329% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    557 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    404 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino female (557 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (404 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at nearly $26.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.88M (14.5%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Kingsville had a total salary expenditure of $172M. Texas A & M University-Kingsville employs 129 Associate professors, 103 Professors, and 71 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Male Associate professors (99), Male Professors(80), and Female No academic ranks (52).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are: Management, with 126 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 113 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 76 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.7M
2019 Endowment
2.8%
growth from 2018

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at about $26.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Kingsville grew 2.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $284M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $11M - Federal
  2. $7.68M - State
  3. $1.39M - Local

As of 2019, Texas A & M University-Kingsville received $11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.68M from state grants and contracts, and $1.39M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$65.9M
2019 Salaries
1.9%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a median of $65.9M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($172M) and a 1.9% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.703% decline from 2017 and a 3.89% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.8M
Instructional Salaries
395
Number of Employees

In 2019, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a total of $26.8M to 395 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
129 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
126 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Associate professor with 129 employees; Professor with 103 employees; and Professor with 71 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Management with 126 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 113 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Male Associate professor with 99 employees, Male Professor with 80 employees, and Female No academic rank with 52 employees.

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