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

Undergraduate  Full Time (12-15 hours) 3/4 Time (9-11 hours) 1/2 Time (6-6 hours) <1/2 Time (1 -5 hours)
Fall 16/Spring 17 At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus
Tuition & Fees 8,050 8,050 8,050 5,080 5,080 5,080 3,644 3,644 3,644 2013 2013 2013
Room & Board 2,619 8,530 7,466 2,619 8,530 7,466 2,619 8,530 7,466 2,619 8,530 7,466
Books 1,344 1,344 1,344 1,008 1,008 1,008 672 672 672 336 336 366
Transportation 2,296 1,745 2,296 1,722 1,309 1,722 1,148 873 1,148 574 436 574
Miscellaneous 1,974 2,472 2,472 1,481 1,854 1,854 987 1,236 1,236 493 618 618
Resident Total 16,283 22,141 21,628 11,910 17,781 17,130 9,070 14,955 14,166 6035 11933 11037
Non-Res. Fee 13,306 13,306 13,306 7,519 7,519 7,519 5,013 5,013 5,013 3326 3326 3326
Non-Res. Total 29,589 35,447 34,934 19,429 25,300 24,649 14,083 19,968 19,179 9326 15259 14363
                         
                         
One Term only At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus
Tuition & Fees 4,025 4,025 4,025 1,822 1,822 1,822 1,822 1,822 1,822 1006 1006 1066
Room & Board 1,310 4,265 3,733 1,310 4,265 3,733 1,310 4,265 3,733 1,310 4,265 3,733
Books 672 672 672 336 336 336 336 336 336 168 168 168
Transportation 1,148 873 1,148 574 436 574 574 436 574 287 218 287
Miscellaneous 987 1,236 1,236 494 618 618 494 618 618 247 309 209
Resident Total 8,142 11,071 10,814 4,535 7,477 7,083 4,535 7,477 7,083 3018 5966 5463
Non-Res. Fee 6,653 6,653 6,653 2,507 2,507 2,507 2,507 2,507 2,507 1663 1663 1663
Non-Res. Total 14,795 17,724 17,467 7,042 9,984 9,590 7,042 9,984 9,590 4676 7529 7126

Estimated Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students at TAMUK

Graduate Full Time (10 hours) 3/4 Time (7 hours) 1/2 Time (6  hours)
Fall 16/Spring 17 At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus At Home Dorm Off Campus
Tuition & Fees 5,882 5,882 5,882 4,344 4,344 4,344 3,832 3,832 3,832
Room & Board 3,704 8,530 7,466 3,704 8,530 7,466 3,704 8,530 7,466
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 20,275 19,701 12,250 17,256 16,560 10,338 15,284 14,465
Non-Res. Fee 7,800 7,800 7,800 5,460 5,460 5,460 4,680 4,680 4,680
Non-Res. Total 23,009 28,075 27,501 17,710 22,716 22,020 15,018 19,964 19,145

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.