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Undergraduate Admissions

Del Mar College-Texas A&M University-Kingsville Joint Admission Program


Frequently Asked Questions

May 2021

The program enables students to attend both institutions at the same time as well as receive services including advising, computer labs, access to libraries and scholarships. Students will also be issued email accounts from each institution.

The memorandum seeks to meet the educational needs of students by giving them more educational opportunities.

Joint Admission students will be able to take classes at both institutions, including in-person, online or hybrid classes.

The program begins in Fall 2021 and remains in effect for five years, after which it may be renewed.

Students transferring to TAMUK before completing their coursework at DMC will be able to transfer appropriate course(s) back to DMC so they can complete their associate’s degree. Earning an associate’s degree not only enhances marketability, it is a clear sign to future employers of a job candidate’s commitment to training and learning.

Students should contact the registrar’s office at TAMUK to request their courses be transferred back to DMC to apply to their associate’s degree.

The financial aid consortium agreement is a contract between two colleges/universities that recognize the registration of a student at each site for federal financial aid (Title IV aid) consideration

Students should contact the admissions office at either institution. Students must meet admission requirements for both Texas A&M-Kingsville and Del Mar College. Students must continue to meet admission requirements and academic performance standards of both institutions to remain in the program.

Students currently enrolled at Del Mar College must meet Texas A&M-Kingsville transfer eligibility requirements.

All students at TAMUK must have a declared major in order to be eligible for financial aid.

TAMUK advisors available to assist students in selecting the right major.

Students will select whether they want to participate on Apply Texas when they complete their application for admission.

  • Admitted students participating in the program can apply for financial aid at Del Mar or TAMUK by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submitting a Consortium Agreement* for the semester they will be attending.  
  • There is no application required for the Transfer Excellence Scholarship at TAMUK, students only need to be admitted to be considered.  For departmental scholarships consideration at TAMUK, students must complete the general scholarship application.   Students must meet the particular eligibility requirements for each scholarship opportunity.


*Consortium Agreement students must be enrolled for at least six credit hours at one of the institutions to be considered for financial aid. For example, if a student takes 9 credit hours from Del Mar and 3 credit hours from TAMUK, the student would apply for financial aid at Del Mar and submit the consortium agreement to Del Mar in order to be considered for additional financial aid eligibility for the 3 credit hours taken at TAMUK. Students are encouraged to submit the Consortium Agreement as soon as possible.