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F A S T   F A C T S
Location | Kingsville
Population | 34,367
Enrollment | 6,610
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/21-12/7
Spring | 01/17-05/9

Texas A & M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX

STEM-focused Hispanic-Serving Institution in South Texas.
Popular majors include engineering, pre-health, agriculture and music.
Very mild winters with only a few hours below freezing per year (no, really).

About This Campus

The University is located in historic Kingsville home of the legendary King Ranch and is the oldest continuously operating public institution of higher learning in South Texas. Texas A&M-Kingsville seeks to provide quality programs through a judicious blend of liberal and career education programs. The emphasis is on providing an intellectually challenging education reflecting high standards of academic performance. Texas A&M University - Kingsville is dedicated to serving an ethnically and culturally diverse population and committed to teaching, research, and service in South Texas for the advancement of knowledge and of regional development.

Location Information

The University is located in historic Kingsville, a city of 27,000 that is the home of the legendary 800K acre King Ranch which provides many opportunities for TAMUK students. Corpus Christi is just 40 miles northeast and Mexico 120 miles south or west. Beautiful beaches are 1 hour northeast on Padre Island in Corpus Christi and 2 hours southeast on South Padre Island near the mouth of the Rio Grande on the southeast tip of Texas.

Helpful Information

Due to high demand for engineering, pre-health, and Ag courses, it is best to process ASAP for the Fall semester in those fields. Very easy to live on campus and get to classes. From most residence halls, the rest of the university can be accessed within a 10 minute walk. TAMUK students get to know their faculty, who take pride in their success.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Understand Chances of Placement


  • Campus Catalog
  • When will I register? According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Adapted Physical Education, Aerospace Engineering... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550.00 paper, 173.00 computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 5.00
Summer Exchange
  • Host/Home Pay
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Host Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 08/21/23

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $4847.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18 ($100 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 18 ($100 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $150 Year Host Mandatory
Athletic Fee $260.00 Year Host Mandatory
Recreation Fee $150 Year Host Mandatory
Health Service Fee $57 Year Host Mandatory
Library Fee $195.00 Year Host Mandatory
ID Card $15 Year Host Mandatory
Technology Fee $270 Year Host Mandatory
Recycling Fee $5 Year Plan A Mandatory
Transportation Fee $20 Year Host Mandatory
Student Center Fee $80 Year Host Mandatory
Student Service Fee $250.00 Year Host Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 08/21/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus:
Meal Plans Notes About Meal Plans
Meal plan optional for Lewis, Martin and Bishop Halls and over the age of 22 for Lewis and 21 for Martin and Bishop


Figures per Semester are current as of 08/21/23

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Student health services are provided free of charge by CACOST. Here is a link to the information: https://www.tamuk.edu/shw/health-care-clinic.html

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1,000 per semester.


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