Chances of getting into Texas A & M University Kingsville

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.1%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University Kingsville
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into TAMUK and can I get accepted? The school has a 89% acceptance rate ranking it #61 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,523 out of 7,320 applicants were admitted making Texas A & M University Kingsville an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Texas A & M University Kingsville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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TAMUK SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
54%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas A & M University Kingsville?

Texas A & M University Kingsville typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #47 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >93%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 89%-93%
940 to 1035 Avg - 83%-89%
845 to 940 Reach 74%-83%
Less than 845 Low <74%
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TAMUK ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into TAMUK?

Admission data indicates that TAMUK regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #55 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University Kingsville.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >94%
19 to 22 Avg + 89%-94%
17 to 19 Avg - 84%-89%
15 to 17 Reach 78%-84%
Less than 15 Low <78%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Texas A & M University Kingsville. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas A & M University Kingsville was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as TAMUK accepts 89% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Texas A & M University Kingsville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

76% of Texas A & M University Kingsville freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas A & M University Kingsville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 76%
Bottom 50% of class 24%
Bottom 25% of class 2%

Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,870 3,450 7,320
Accepted 3,442 3,081 6,523
Acceptance Rate 89% 89% 89%
Enrolled 546 705 1,251
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 23% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas A & M University Kingsville and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Texas A & M University Kingsville Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas A & M University Kingsville
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228705 IPEDS survey data for Texas A & M University Kingsville.

Frequently Asked Questions

54% of students submit their SAT scores to TAMUK. 46% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

89% of those who apply are granted admission to TAMUK. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1130. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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