Texas A&M International University

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5201 University Boulevard

Laredo, TX 78041-1900

Phone: (956) 326-2001
2013-2014 Tuition
male /
Jul. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#87 Overall Score: 26 out of 100. Regional Universities (West)

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Texas A&M International University is a public institution that was founded in 1970. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,384, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas A&M International University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 87. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,142 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,762 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Texas A&M International University sits on 300 acres of sprawling former ranch land in northeast Laredo, Texas. Strategically located on the US/Mexico border, TAMIU, maintains an international program focus with students learning in an environment humming with international trade and cultural exchange. Almost 6,000 students draw from 67 undergraduate or graduate degree programs predicated on global marketplace success. The lead partner in the economic, social and cultural growth of its growing service area, TAMIU has completed Phase I-IV of the Campus Master Plan. Phase IV totaled 21.6 million including a science center and planetarium opened in April 2005. A Student Success Building will open in Fall 2010.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1970
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $30,128,856


When applying to Texas A&M International University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 47.7 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 47.7%
Application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Texas A&M International University is 22:1, and the school has 33.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Texas A&M International University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Health Professions and Related Programs; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 22:1
4-year graduation rate 19%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 20%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 20%
Health Professions and Related Programs 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9%
Psychology 9%

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Student Life

Texas A&M International University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,384, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 10.5 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 85 percent of students live off campus. Texas A&M International University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 7,213
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Texas A&M International University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Texas A&M International University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Texas A&M International University, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Texas A&M International University.

Students who have cars on campus 95%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Texas A&M International University, 86.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,742.

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In-state tuition and fees $7,142 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,762 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,606 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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