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Texas A&M-Kingsville ranks in top ten best public universities by alumni starting salary

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KINGSVILLE — When it comes to starting salaries for graduates, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is ranked seventh in the state among public universities.


PayScale’s College Salary Report ranks Texas colleges by alumni salary earnings. This list includes salary data for alumni whose highest degree was a bachelor’s degree.


The list recognized Texas A&M University-Kingsville as an engineering and research state university with about 40 percent of degrees awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.


According to data, Texas A&M-Kingsville alumni with less than five years of experience earn an average of $57,300 and $104,800 for those with more than 10 years of experience.


"The PayScale ranking is further validation of what I hear from our alumni all the time -- that their degree has had a direct impact on their success. Our students today can look forward to joining a wonderful network of alumni after graduating," said Brad Walker, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and External Relations and CEO of Texas A&M-Kingsville Foundation.


The data also shows 63 percent of A&M-Kingsville alumni say their work makes the world a better place.


“Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an amazing launch pad for our graduates. Having faculty, staff, and community partners work together to support our students sets them up for well for career success,” said Ralph Leal, Director of Career Services and Corporate Relations. “Our University’s ranking is a testament to our students’ hard work and determination which make them key contributors to employers and society through their determination and character.”


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