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Texas A&M International University

Texas A&M International University, often referred to as TAMIU, is a public, co-educational, state-supported university located in Laredo, Texas. It is a member institution of The Texas A&M University System.

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Location

Address
5201 University Blvd
City
Laredo
State
TX
Zip/Post Code
78041

Contact Information

Phone
Fax
Website
Financial Aid Website

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
6585
Total Graduate enrollment
849
In State Tuition Fees
7142
Out State Tuition Fees
17762
ACT Score
18
SAT Score
1342
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.5
Male Female Ratio
41:59
Acceptance Rate
47%
Student Faculty Ratio
19:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
Yes
Mission Statement
NULL
Mascot
Dusty The Dustdevil
Colors
Silver Maroon
Conference
Heartland Conf

College History

History

1969: Established as a branch of Texas A&I University at Kingsville, and named Texas A&I University at Laredo, functioning as an upper-level University for juniors, seniors, and graduate students. The Senate bill was introduced by Wayne Connally, brother of Governor John B. Connally, Jr. 1977: University's name changes to Laredo State University. 1989: University joins The Texas A&M University System. 1993: Name changes to Texas A&M International University. 1995: An unsuccessful attempt is made to transfer TAMIU to the University of Texas System. TAMIU becomes a four-year University, welcomes its first freshman class and opens its new campus, the first new University campus constructed in Texas in over 25 years. 2001: Ray Keck III succeeds J. Charles Jennett as university president. 2004: Doctoral program in International Business Administration is launched. 2006: Early College High School joins TAMIU (in collaboration with Laredo Independent School District). 2009: 40th Anniversary Celebration (2009-2010) begins. 2010: Dedicates Autism Interventions Center. 2010: Dedicates new University Success Center. 2011: Dining Center Expansion in Student Center opens. 2012: With the approval of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, the University Success Center is renamed the Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center. Formal dedication ceremonies are scheduled in September 2012

College Specialty

Specialty

?Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), a member of The Texas A&M University System, prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. TAMIU provides a learning environment built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. The University offers a range of baccalaureate and master�s programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business Administration. In addition, the University pursues a progressive agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, Texas A&M International improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the state of Texas, and national and international communities.

Alumni

Alumni

Esther Buckley, member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1983-1992; Laredo educator Henry Cuellar, member of the United States House of Representatives since 2005 Rodney Lewis, American oil and natural gas industrialist, graduated from TAMIU with degree in criminal justice. Juan Perez, Wisconsin politician Tano Tijerina (Class of 2001), former pitcher for minor-league teams of the Milwaukee Brewers, incoming County Judge of Webb County

Campus

Campus

300 Acres

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