Texas A&M International University

Laredo, TX 78041

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).


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

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



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


Average Net Price/year
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













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

ACE Scholarship Program

Annual awards for residents of Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, or Roberts counties, Texas who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolling in a college/university ...

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and ...

The Marsh Minority Scholarship

Applicant must be a college junior, senior or masters level African-American or Hispanic student majoring in the field of allied health, education, general studies, nursing or sociology at West ...

The Jack & Rita Allen Endowed Scholarship Fund for Frank Phillips College Allen Campus

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Hansford, Libscomb, Ochiltree or Roberts Counties in Texas, who will attend Frank Phillips College Allen campus (may attend the Borger ...

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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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