Javelina Opportunity Award

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New freshman and transfer students—your FIRST YEAR at Texas A&M-Kingsville is on us! Texas A&M University-Kingsville will cover your tuition and fees to get you started.*

Our alumni rank their experience at Texas A&M-Kingsville among the top 25 in the nation. Make Texas A&M-Kingsville YOUR choice!

*Eligible students must have a valid and complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) on file, have a household income of $65,000 or less, be a Texas resident, maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements, and register for at least 12 semester credit hours during the spring and fall semesters at Texas A&M-Kingsville. Summer and intercessions terms are not eligible. This offer may include grants and scholarships, any remaining tuition, and mandatory fees not covered by these programs will be covered by the institution for tuition and fee charges only.

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For nearly 100 years, Texas A&M-Kingsville has provided educational access and opportunity to generations of students. Since 1925, we have awarded more than 80,000 degrees, changing the lives of students and their families.

The Javelina Opportunity Award continues the University’s legacy by helping eliminate financial barriers to achievement. Eligible students may have their tuition and fees covered for the first two long semesters (Spring/Fall) in which they are enrolled.

With world-class academic programs at an excellent value, Texas A&M-Kingsville ranks among the top 25 universities in the country as ranked by our alumni. Our faculty care about you and our small class sizes ensure you get one-on-one support. A team of advisors and staff guides you from the enrollment process through the moment you cross the stage and earn your degree.

Robert B. Cousins

"History, teaching by example, has forced the lesson that education […] is not a luxury, but a necessity."

– Dr. Robert B. Cousins
First University President, 1925
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You Belong Here

With a community that feels like family and a campus that becomes your home-not-too-far-away from home, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is where you belong.

With nearly 100 undergraduate programs, over 160 student organizations, and a variety of on-campus housing options, we offer a complete college experience.

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Residence Hall Cost for 2 Suite Cost for 4 Suite Living Learning Community Disabled Access Kitchen Facilities En-suite Facilities Tutoring Lab Outside Courtyard Computer Labs
Martin Hall (Co-ed) $2,300 Not Available Ag & Wildlife and Music
Lynch Hall (Women) $2,500 Not Available Ag & Wildlife
Lucio Hall (Co-ed) $3,400 $3,200 Engineering, Health & Fitness, and ROTC
Mesquite Village West (Co-ed) $3,400 $3,200 Honors
Meal Plan Options
Meal Plan Options
Carte Blanche with $75 Unlimited Meals 14 Meals per week with $100 10 Meals per week with $250 10 Meals per week Block Meal Plan with $75 - 60 Meals Per Semester
* The Block Meal Plan is only available to students who are 21 or older.

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