Texas A&M International University

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School Overview

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a Texas A&M University System school located in Laredo, Texas. It is the newest university in Texas and has a $160 million cutting-edge campus that resides on 300 acres. TAMIU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral, masters, and bachelor’s degrees. TAMIU offers over 70 degrees through five colleges which include:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences

In addition to offering degrees in business administration, nursing, and the arts and sciences, TAMIU also offers international business doctoral degrees through the Sanchez School of Business. The A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business was ranked in the TOP Ten for opportunities for minority students as well as being named the “Best 296 Business Schools” by the Princeton Review.

General Information

Admission Office
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
(956) 326-2200
Fax: (956) 326-2199

Contact: Rosa Dickinson
Director of Admissions
Main Address
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, TX 78041-1900
(956) 326-2001

www.tamiu.edu

Size
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,734

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 4,221
Percent Admitted: 48%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 34%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 390 (25th Percentile)
  • 480 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 430 (25th Percentile)
  • 510 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 14 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 22 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $4,180 $4,497 $4,739 $5,105 +7.72%
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,750 $1,750 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $5,480 $5,797 $6,489 $6,855 +5.64%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $2,907
In-state Student Fees $1,450
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,487
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,450

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 592 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 579 94% $4,232,452 $7,310
• Federal grants 441 71% $1,928,596 $4,373
• Pell grants 436 70% $1,664,290 $3,817
• Other federal grants 377 61% $264,306 $701
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 335 54% $1,297,097 $3,872
Institutional scholarships or grants 351 57% $1,006,759 $2,868
Student loan financial aid 541 87% $782,250 $1,446
• Federal student loans 540 87% $780,063 $1,445
• Other student loans 1 0% $2,187 $2,187

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 817 320 6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Latin American Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 32 3
Biology/biological Sciences, General 32 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 217 162 6
Accounting 51 16
Business Administration and Management, General 105 96
Business/managerial Economics 6
Finance, General 31
International Business/trade/commerce 5 6
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General 24 45
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education 207 107
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 144 3
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 21
Curriculum and Instruction 16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 34
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 56
English/language Arts Teacher Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
Music Teacher Education 4
Reading Teacher Education 1 5
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 18 6
English Language and Literature/letters 19 6
English Language and Literature, General 19 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 2
Spanish Language and Literature 8 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 78 17
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 21
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 57 17
History 10 1
History, General 10 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 66 8
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 8
Criminal Justice/police Science 66
Human Services, General 10 7
Public Administration 7
Social Work 10
Mathematics and Statistics 10
Mathematics, General 10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 3 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 3
Environmental Science 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 32
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 32
Physical Sciences 1
Chemistry, General 1
Physical Sciences
Psychology 64 5
Counseling Psychology 5
Psychology, General 64
Social Sciences 28 1
Social Sciences, General 28 1
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Art/art Studies, General 8
Music, General 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Latin American Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Bilingual/Bicultural Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Texas A & M International University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(956) 326-2001
Website:www.tamiu.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.applytexas.org/
Address:5201 University Blvd, Laredo, TX 78041-1900
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,390
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):43%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,355 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,016
Out-of-state Tuition:$16,946
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:74%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,406

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Texas A & M International University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Texas A & M International University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services551
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education97
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics12
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences11
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total34271

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Texas A & M International University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total13

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Texas A & M International University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,016
Out-of-state$16,946
Books and supplies$1,456

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,717
Out-of-state$13,490

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid70974%
Grant or scholarship aid70974%$7,406
Student loan aid23925%$4,164

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,54356%$6,311
Federal student loans1,79728%$5,170

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Texas A & M International University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Texas A & M International University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,1762,4983,678
Percent admitted100%50%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%19%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Texas A & M International University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,390
Undergraduate enrollment6,591
Graduate enrollment799

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Texas A & M International University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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