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Texas A&M University-Kingsville recognizes the value of "teaching through research" and provides undergraduate and graduate students unique opportunities to become involved in a wide variety of research projects.

Highlighted below are centers of research on our campus where undergraduate and graduate students work with TAMUK faculty and research staff to develop and conduct projects across a myriad of disciplines.

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Office of Performance Excellence & Strategy

Systematic, research-based strategic planning and reporting through data collection, analysis, development, and dissemination of accurate and timely reports and analysis.


Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI)

Established in 1981, the CKWRI is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas, providing science-based information for enhancing the conservation and management of Texas wildlife conservation.


Citrus Center

The Citrus Center serves the citrus industry of Texas through research and education enabling the citrus industry to remain competitive in an increasingly global marketplace.



Since 1925 the TAMUK Herbarium has remained as a resource for the study of the plant life of South Texas.


James C. Jernigan Library

Expanding since 1925 Texas A&M University-Kingsville Library currently contains over one million separate bibliographic items and offers access to over 40,000 periodical titles.


King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management

As the only Master of Science in Ranch Management program in the world, we educate the next generation of leaders in the ranching industry.


National Natural Toxins Research Center

The National Natural Toxins Research Center is a Viper Resource Center with a mission to provide global research, training & resources that will lead to the discovery of medically important toxins found in snake venoms.


TAMUK University Farm

The University Farm provides undergraduate students and faculty with experience in livestock management, with working facilities, and includes over 650 acres of native brush.