- 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 CampusThe 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 InformationThe 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 InformationDue 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.