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Javelina Opportunity Award

The Javelina Opportunity Award is available to new eligible transfer students beginning with the Spring 2021 semester. This award covers tuition and fees for two long semesters for students with a household income of less than $65,000. Eligible transfer students will be automatically considered for this award upon completion of the FAFSA.

Transfer Excellence Scholarship

Transfer students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher may also be eligible for the Transfer Excellence Scholarship. Awards range from $1,000-$4,000.


This is YOUR Time

Transfer Students there has never been a better time to complete your four-year degree at Texas A&M-Kingsville! We’re covering tuition and fees for the first year for eligible transfer students.

Students wishing to complete their four-year degree and who transfer to Texas A&M-Kingsville will experience a seamless transition. We have taken the guesswork out of understanding how your hard-earned college credits can transfer to Texas A&M-Kingsville. Guided pathways and degree maps help transfer students know which earned credits will transfer and how they fit into their four-year degree plan.

Guided Pathways

Agreements between Texas A&M-Kingsville and several two-year institutions outline exactly which courses at your college will apply to your Texas A&M-Kingsville degree. The University currently has these types of agreements with the following institutions:

  • Alamo Colleges District

  • Blinn College

  • Del Mar College

  • South Texas College

  • Southwest Texas Junior College

  • Texas Southmost College

  • Victoria College

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

Students with formal training in occupational or technical studies can earn a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences while building on credits they may have already earned. The flexible BAAS program is especially appropriate for those who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree. Working closely with advisors, students can tailor their BAAS program to reflect their professional and career goals. The University currently offers BAAS programs with specializations in:

  • Agribusiness

  • Criminal Justice

  • Criminology

  • Human Development and Family Studies

  • Occupational Safety and Health

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

*All Majors Except Engineering

Hours of College-Level Credit Earned

0-11 hours

12 or More Hours

Minimum Required Cumulative GPA

Must Meet Freshman Admission Criteria

2.0 GPA

Hours of College-Level Credit Earned

12 or More Hours

Minimum Required Cumulative GPA

2.5 GPA

Hours of College-Level Credit Earned

Less than 60 Hours

Minimum Required Cumulative GPA

2.0 - 2.49 GPA

Transfer students:

  • Have earned 12 or more transferable hours of college credit after high school graduation (during a fall/semester semester)

  • Have not previously enrolled at Texas A&M-Kingsville as an undergraduate student

  • Are U.S. citizens, have applied for permanent residency or qualify for Texas residency based on Senate Bill 1528

International transfer students:

  • Are not citizens or permanent resident of the United States

  • Have not graduated from a Texas high school after three years in residence in Texas

  • Have enrolled in a post-secondary institution, and have earned college credit after high school/secondary graduation (during fall/spring semesters)

  • Must be enrolled in 15 hours minimum