Texas A & M University-Kingsville

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,366

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$11,789

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.2%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

82.3%

7,373 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

9,278

72.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

29.1%

375 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 (99 degrees awarded), General Communication Sciences & Disorders (74 degrees), and General Biomedical Sciences (68 degrees).

In 2016, 2,234 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas A & M University-Kingsville. 39.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 60.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (860 degrees), 3.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (270 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $4,366, which is $-21,490 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $4,366, which is $-21,490 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,789.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,366

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was $4,366. The cost of tuition at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is $-21,490 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$11,789

2016 Value

2.39%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Texas A & M University-Kingsville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,789. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Texas A & M University-Kingsville grew by 2.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,875

Room and Board

$1,344

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was of $7,875 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,344. The cost of room and board increased by 1.84% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.38% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.92% with respect to 2015, when 61% 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.

9.2%

2015 Default Rate

309

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 9.2%, which represents 309 out of the 3357 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 7,373 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.395% annual growth. Out of those 7,373 applicants, 6,071 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.3% acceptance rate.

There were 9,278 students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2016, and 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an overall enrollment yield of 20.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

6,071

Accepted Out of 7,373

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas A & M University-Kingsville was 82.3% (6,071 admissions from 7,373 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 82.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.395%, while admissions grew by 0.364%.

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SAT Scores

43%

Submission Percentage

535

Scores Submitted

43% of enrolled first-time students at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has a total enrollment of 9,278 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 6,759 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,519. This means that 72.8% 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 60.2% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% White, 4.75% Black or African American, 0.819% Asian, 0.431% Two or More Races, 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (35.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (34.8%) and White Male (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (12.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (5.2%) and White Male (3.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,278 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 6,759 and the part-time enrollment is 2,519. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2016 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 71%. 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

    5,586

  2. White

    1,338

  3. Black or African American

    441

The enrolled student population at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is 60.2% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% White, 4.75% Black or African American, 0.819% Asian, 0.431% Two or More Races, 0.129% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.108% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 40 students (0.431%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 466 fewer women than men received degrees from Texas A & M University-Kingsville. The majority of degree recipients at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are hispanic or latino (860 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (270 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (99 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication Sciences & Disorders (74 degrees) and General Biomedical Sciences (68 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 Engineering (687 degrees awarded), Agriculture (96 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (411 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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, applications & systems software (750,610 people), Miscellaneous managers (534,007 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (322,664 people), Civil engineers (235,472 people), and Computer & information systems managers (180,582 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Engineering (687 degrees awarded), Agriculture (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (411 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (100 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Engineering (687 degrees awarded), Agriculture (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (411 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (100 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 (865,443 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (444,331 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (290,483 people), Construction (287,818 people), and Hospitals (229,297 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Engineering (687 degrees awarded), Agriculture (96 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (411 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (39 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (100 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 99 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,350

  2. 884

In 2016, 1,350 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville, which is 1.53 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (884).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 325 degrees were awarded to men at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.78 times more than the 86 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 92 degrees were awarded to women at Texas A & M University-Kingsville in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 13.1 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

35%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% 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 38% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.07% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    860 degrees awarded

  2. White

    270 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino (860 degrees awarded). There were 3.19 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (270 degrees).

0.582% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    520 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    340 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    152 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas A & M University-Kingsville is hispanic or latino female (520 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (340 degrees).

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Operations

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at nearly $20.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-1.14M (-5.47%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Texas A & M University-Kingsville had a total expenditure of $166M. Of that $166M, they spent $60.7M on salaries and $166M on benefits.

Texas A & M University-Kingsville employs 130 Assistant professors, 100 Professors, and 74 Associate professors. Most academics at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are Male Assistant professors (81), Male Professors(78), and Male Associate professors (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville are: Office and Administrative Support, with 140 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 119 employees, and Management with 94 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.8M

2015 Endowment

3.69%

decline from 2014

Texas A & M University-Kingsville has an endowment valued at about $20.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas A & M University-Kingsville declined 3.69% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $250M 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. $10.4M - Federal

  2. $7.57M - State

  3. $908k - Local

As of 2015, Texas A & M University-Kingsville received $10.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.57M from state grants and contracts, and $908k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$60.7M

Salary Expenditure

$166M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Texas A & M University-Kingsville had a total expenditure of $166M. Of that $166M, they spent $60.7M on salaries and $166M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Texas A & M University-Kingsville as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$60.7M

2015 Salaries

21.3%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a median of $60.7M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($166M) and a 21.3% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.36% growth from 2013 and a 4.04% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.9M

Instructional Salaries

361

Number of Employees

In 2015, Texas A & M University-Kingsville paid a total of $25.9M to 361 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

130 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

140 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Assistant professor with 130 employees; Professor with 100 employees; and Professor with 74 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville were Office and Administrative Support with 140 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 119 employees; and Management with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas A & M University-Kingsville was Male Assistant professor with 81 employees, Male Professor with 78 employees, and Male Associate professor with 53 employees.

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

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