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TAMUK Demographics & Diversity

Kingsville, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at TAMUK are primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Texas A & M University Kingsville has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Texas A & M University Kingsville students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 7%
Hispanic 70%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at Texas A & M University Kingsville with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, TAMUK has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Texas A & M University Kingsville students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Texas A & M University Kingsville students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,379
Women 3,553

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

TAMUK serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Texas A & M University Kingsville students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,266 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 10.8%
Part time Undergrads 10.4%

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