Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Texas A&M-Kingsville Ranks Among Top Universities for Hispanic Students

KINGSVILLE - May 20, 2014

Contact: Adriana Garza-Flores
adriana.garza@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4979

Texas A&M University-Kingsville ranks 36th in the nation for awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s  2014 list of Top 100 Schools.

The university also ranks 9th in the nation for awarding bachelor’s degrees in agriculture to Hispanic students. Texas A&M-Kingsville also ranks 15th in the nation for enrolling Hispanic  master’s and doctoral students, and 32nd in the nation for enrolling Hispanic undergraduate students.

“We are proud to be included in these rankings that reflect our students’ success,” said A&M-Kingsville President Dr. Steven Tallant. “Our inclusion on this list affirms our commitment to being an institution of access and opportunity in South Texas.” 

Rankings are based on 2012 data from the National Center for Education Statistics-Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data Systems.

In 2012, A&M-Kingsville awarded a total of 2,156 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Fifty-nine percent were awarded to Hispanic students. Hispanic students accounted for nearly 70 percent of the university’s undergraduate enrollment and 53 percent of graduate enrollment.


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