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exas A&M University–Kingsville is a public research university located in Kingsville, Texas, and is one of the campuses of the Texas A&M University System. The university has programs in engineering, agriculture, wildlife, music, and the sciences, and developed the nation's first doctoral degree in bilingual education.

Texas A&M University–Kingsville is the oldest continuously operating public institution of higher learning in South Texas. The school was chartered as the South Texas Normal School in 1917; however, the opening of the school was delayed due to World War I.[3]Founded in 1925 as South Texas State Teachers College, the university's name changed in 1929 to Texas College of Arts and Industries signaled the broadening of its mission. A 1967 name change to Texas A&I University marked another transition. The university became a member of the Texas A&M University System in 1989 and changed its name to Texas A&M University–Kingsville in 1993.[4]

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#230-#301

Established Year

1925

Students

9,200

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About

About University
Texas A&M University–Kingsville is a public research university located in Kingsville, Texas, and is one of the campuses of the Texas A&M University System. The university has programs in engineering, agriculture, wildlife, music, and the sciences, and developed the nation's first doctoral degree in bilingual education. Texas A&M University–Kingsville is the oldest continuously operating public institution of higher learning in South Texas. The school was chartered as the South Texas Normal School in 1917; however, the opening of the school was delayed due to World War I.[3] Founded in 1925 as South Texas State Teachers College, the university's name changed in 1929 to Texas College of Arts and Industries signaled the broadening of its mission. A 1967 name change to Texas A&I University marked another transition. The university became a member of the Texas A&M University System in 1989 and changed its name to Texas A&M University–Kingsville in 1993.[4]

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services
Texas A&M University--Kingsville offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance. Texas A&M University--Kingsville also offers campus safety and security services like controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.). Students who have cars on campus N/A Health insurance offered Yes

Student Life:

Student Life
The majority of undergraduate students at Texas A&M-Kingsville live on campus in one of several major dormitory buildings. Turner Hall, Bishop Hall, Martin Hall, Lynch Hall, University Village, and Mesquite Village West house approximately 2,300 students in a shared or private dormitory environment.[53] In addition to traditional male and female dorms, Texas A&M University–Kingsville provides many apartment style residence halls and suites that house approximately 1,200 students.[54] Many of the residence halls on campus provide distinct "Living Learning Communities" for students. This optional housing arrangement helps provide a fraternal residential atmosphere for students from diverse backgrounds, academic fields and interests.[55] These communities currently include Fitness and Wellness, Music, Engineering, Agriculture and Wildlife, Fashionista, Leadership, Technology and Honors.[56] The university recently completed a new residence hall with 600 beds in a suite-style environment.[57] The university recently broke ground on a new residence hall that will also house students in the Honors College.[58] During the fall of 2010, the university received state authorization to begin planning and construction for a third new residence hall, to be completed in 2012.[59][60][61] Another student dormitory, Mesquite Village West, opened in time for the Fall 2011 school year.[62] At a cost of more than $18 Million, this 98,000 square foot building provides suite-style two and four bedroom apartments with a kitchenette, living room and one or two bathrooms per unit.[63] It also provides three separated housing wings, including Fashionista, Technology and Honors themed communities. Many students choose to obtain meals at the various university dining halls and restaurants. In addition to the restaurants located on campus, the university operates several large dining halls in the dormitories and Student Union Building. The university is also building a new dining hall that will be able to accommodate 378 students at one time.[65] Along with this new dining hall, resident students can also use the cafeteria located in Turner-Bishop Hall, Martin Hall or at the various restaurants located in the Memorial Student Union Building. There is also a new cafe located in the James C. Jernigan Library.[66] The Memorial Student Union Building (commonly called the MSUB or SUB) is often referred to as the "living room of campus." [67] It is home to the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Student Activities, the Dean of Students, several ballrooms and meeting rooms. The building also houses a Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Taco Taco and a Subway. Dining services throughout the campus are provided by Aramark, operating as Javelina Dining.[68] The building also hosts a large university bookstore, operated by Barnes & Noble. The Memorial Student Union Building also accommodates a large game room with a dozen pool tables, ping pong tables, a computer and study hall section, several large flat screen televisions, and a video arcade room.

Student Reviews:

Reviews
1.TAMUK as its fondly called, is a good school with highly seasoned teachers who are dedicated to their work. They help students achieve their maximum potentials. More companies from nearby cities need to invest in this college town so that it will bring them to lime light.I will always recommend this school to anyone looking to attend college. 2.The University is a pretty nice place in general. I like that its in the middle of Kingsville, which is why it's the main thing it's known for. Attending this University is great for me since there isn't really much to do around here, so I get plenty of time to focus on school and get more time to study. Overall it's a great university, the surroundings, the trees, the landscape. It is all pretty nice for someone who is interested in coming to a University and focus on their studies.