Texas A&M International University

Laredo, TX 78041
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Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is located in Laredo, Texas. TAMIU is a state-supported university that was established back in 1969. The school serves well over 7500 students and offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees at TAMIU. This school is growing very fast and was even recognized for being among the nations fastest growing master’s degree institutions in the Almanac of Higher Education that was put out by the Chronicle of Higher Education. TAMIU continues to receive recognition for its overall excellence and commitment to providing a top-tier educational experience to all students. This school also has a robust athletic department and is part of the NCAA Division II.

The TAMIU nursing program gives students the opportunity to pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing. As well as the traditional BSN program, TAMIU also has an advanced track for current RNs who want to earn their BSN. To qualify, an RN must already have an RN license in the state of Texas. The curriculum in this nursing program is designed to produce expert nurses. The nursing program at TAMIU has been approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students7,640
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 13 61
Master's degree 4 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.3%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/2010 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
08/01/1997 - Current

Admission

50%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1110
ACT16 to 21
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$50/credit
In State Students$50/credit
Out of State Students$465/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$77/credit
In State Students$77/credit
Out of State Students$492/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,250 $2,250 $20,925
ADN 70 $3,500 $3,500 $32,550
BSN 125 $6,250 $6,250 $58,125
FNP 50 $3,850 $3,850 $24,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Texas A&M International University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,856
Other Federal Grant 6% $723
State Grant & Scholarships 79% $3,907
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 37% $3,948
Federal Student Loans 33% $4,136
Private Loans -- $15,001

$4,857

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,101
$30,001 to $48,000$4,313
$48,001 to $75,000$5,151
$75,001 to $110,000$9,287
Over $110,000$9,974

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Student Population

6,799

Undergrads

841

Graduates

4,641

Women

2,999

Men

70%

Full-time

30%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
94%
Non-resident alien
2%
White
2%
Black/African American
0%
Asian
0%
Two or more races
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Texas A&M International University
5201 University Blvd
Laredo, TX 78041
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