Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance (COA) is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Your cost of attendance is derived from data you provided on your FAFSA. The amounts cover your college tuition and basic living expenses.

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Estimated Cost of Attendance for Undergraduate Students at TAMUK

Both Terms (Fall and Spring)

UnderGraduate Full Time (15 hours) 3/4 Time (9 hours) 1/2 Time (6 hours) <1/2 Time (3 hours)
Fall 17/Spring 18 AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM
Tuition & Fees 8,462 8,462 8,462 5,636 5,636 5,636 4,044 4,044 4,044 2,451 2,451 2,451
Room & Board 2,690 8,760 10,350 2,690 8,760 10,350 2,690 8,760 10,350 2,690 8,760 10,350
Books 1,344 1,344 1,344 1,008 1,008 1,008 672 672 672 336 336 336
Transportation 2,319 1,762 2,319 1,739 1,322 1,739 1,160 881 1,160 870 661 870
Miscellaneous 1,994 2,497 2,497 1,496 1,873 1,873 997 1,249 1,249 748 936 936
Resident Total 16,809 22,825 24,972 12,569 18,598 20,606 9,563 15,606 17,474 7,094 13,144 14,943
Non-Res. Fee 13,572 13,572 13,572 8,203 8,203 8,203 5,465 5,465 5,465 2,726 2,726 2,726
Non-Res. Total 30,381 36,397 38,544 20,772 26,801 28,809 15,028 21,071 22,939 9,820 15,870 17,669

Single Term

UnderGraduate Full Time (15 hours) 3/4 Time (9 hours) 1/2 Time (6 hours) <1/2 Time (3 hours)
One Term only AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM
Tuition & Fees 4,231 4,231 4,231 2,818 2,818 2,818 2,022 2,022 2,022 1,226 1,226 1,226
Room & Board 1,345 4,380 5,175 1,345 4,380 5,175 1,345 4,380 5,175 1,345 4,380 5,175
Books 672 672 672 504 504 504 336 336 336 168 168 168
Transportation 1,160 881 1,160 870 661 870 580 441 580 435 330 435
Miscellaneous 997 1,249 1,249 748 936 936 499 624 624 374 468 468
Resident Total 8,405 11,413 12,486 6,284 9,299 10,303 4,781 7,803 8,737 3,547 6,572 7,472
Non-Res. Fee 6,786 6,786 6,786 4,102 4,102 4,102 2,733 2,733 2,733 1,363 1,363 1,363
Non-Res. Total 15,191 18,199 19,272 10,386 13,401 14,405 7,514 10,535 11,470 4,910 7,935 8,835

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students at TAMUK

Both Terms (Fall and Spring)

Graduate Full Time (10 hours) 3/4 Time (7 hours) 1/2 Time (6  hours)
Fall 17/Spring 18 AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM
Tuition & Fees 5,882 5,882 5,882 4,344 4,344 4,344 3,832 3,832 3,832
Room & Board 3,704 8,760 10,350 3,704 8,760 10,350 3,704 8,760 10,350
Books 995 995 995 731 731 731 488 488 488
Transportation 2,496 2,006 2,496 1,872 1,505 1,872 1,248 1,003 1,248
Miscellaneous 2,132 2,862 2,862 1,599 2,147 2,147 1,066 1,431 1,431
Resident Total 15,209 20,505 22,585 12,250 17,486 19,444 10,338 15,514 17,349
Non-Res. Fee 8,300 8,300 8,300 5,810 5,810 5,810 4,980 4,980 4,980
Non-Res. Total 23,509 28,805 30,885 18,060 23,296 25,254 15,318 20,494 22,329

Single Term

Graduate Full Time (10 hours) 3/4 Time (7 hours) 1/2 Time (6  hours)
One Term only AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM OFF-CAM AT-HOME DORM  OFF-CAM
Tuition & Fees 2,941 2,941 2,941 2,172 2,172 2,172 1,916 1,916 1,916
Room & Board 1,852 4,380 5,175 1,852 4,380 5,175 1,852 4,380 5,175
Books 498 498 498 366 366 366 244 244 244
Transportation 1,248 1,003 1,248 936 752 936 624 502 624
Miscellaneous 1,066 1,431 1,431 800 1,073 1,073 533 716 716
Resident Total 7,605 10,253 11,293 6,125 8,743 9,722 5,169 7,757 8,674
Non-Res. Fee 4,150 4,150 4,150 2,905 2,905 2,905 2,490 2,490 2,490
Non-Res. Total 11,755 14,403 15,443 9,030 11,648 12,627 7,659 10,247 11,164

Tuition and Fees: The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical undergraduate student based on enrolling for 30 hours per academic year (Fall and Spring terms). The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical graduate student based on enrolling for 20 hours per academic year. The actual costs that a student incurs will vary depending on the student's degree or certificate program

Room and Board: A reasonable estimate of what it would cost to live in Kingsville while attending school for an academic year. Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances. Typically includes rent, food, snacks, household supplies and utilities.

Books and Supplies: The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year. Typically includes books, educational supplies, course materials, and computer-related expenses excluding the purchase of a personal computer.

Transportation: Represents travel to and from parent's residence and transportation costs to and from class and work (e.g., gasoline, parking)

Miscellaneous: Estimate of costs for clothing, haircuts, entertainment and other miscellaneous expenses. What you actually spend on these types of items may be higher or lower depending on your own lifestyle.

NOTE: Adjustments to Cost of Attendance will be considered for one time purchase of a computer, child care, and study abroad.