Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Educational Opportunity Center

Educational Opportunity Center


The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. EOC provides post-secondary education and training information and application assistance to low-income first generation adults who reside in the following counties: Jim Wells, Duval, Brooks, Kleberg and Nueces.

The purpose of EOC is to provide adults 19 years of age and older who have dropped out of school with information and services to return to a secondary or post-secondary education.


There are many advantages for students who participate in the EOC program.  Students can take advantage of the following services:

  • Assistance in completing college admission applications (GoApplyTexas.org)
  • Assistance in completing financial aid applications (FAFSA)
  • Information of the General Education Development Program (GED)
  • Academic Counseling
  • College Transfer Assistance


  • At least 19 years of age; or
  • Less than 19 years of age and cannot be appropriately served by Talent Search Program
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Military Veteran
  • Meet current income and first generation guidelines

To apply, please complete the following form provided below and return to the EOC office.  

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Educational Opportunity Center