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TAMUK Admission Requirements

Kingsville, Texas

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Chances of getting into Texas A & M University Kingsville

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
88%
Admission Difficulty for Texas A & M University Kingsville
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into TAMUK and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at TAMUK is 88%.  It ranks #51 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Texas A & M University Kingsville is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,546 out of 6,308 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent (SAT 920/1090 ACT 17/21). Texas A & M University Kingsville typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.43. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The TAMUK application fee is $25 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Texas A & M University Kingsville. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 54% of students submitted SAT scores and 46% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

TAMUK SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
920-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT 
54%
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Texas A & M University Kingsville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1010

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Texas A & M University Kingsville typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. TAMUK ranks #47 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1090 and Above Good >93%
1005 to 1090 Avg + 88%-93%
920 to 1005 Avg - 79%-88%
835 to 920 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 835 Low <67%
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TAMUK ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-21 
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 20
ACT Composite 75th 21
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas A & M University Kingsville.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
21 and Above Good >93%
19 to 21 Avg + 88%-93%
17 to 19 Avg - 79%-88%
15 to 17 Reach 67%-79%
Less than 15 Low <67%
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TAMUK GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.43
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Texas A & M University Kingsville?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into TAMUK. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas A & M University Kingsville was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.43 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as TAMUK accepts 88% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Texas A & M University Kingsville students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 11.7% Good
3.75 to 3.99 18.5% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 25.89% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 14.19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.94% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.08% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 4.12% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.58% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

73% 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 16%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 73%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Texas A & M University Kingsville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,436 2,872 6,308
Accepted 3,063 2,483 5,546
Acceptance Rate 89% 86% 88%
Enrolled 496 559 1,055
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 23% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
304

Applicants have 304 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Texas A & M University Kingsville is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas A & M University Kingsville and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Texas A & M University Kingsville Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Neither required nor recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
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.

FAQs

Does Texas A & M University Kingsville prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Texas A & M University Kingsville?

88% 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.

What SAT score is required for Texas A & M University Kingsville?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1090. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Texas A & M University Kingsville?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 21. 46% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.