Fast Facts:

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  • The University recently dedicated the $25 million University Success Center that houses essential student services under one roof?
  • You can start and finish your bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree at TAMIU?
  • TAMIU offers excellent and low-cost academic programs in the Arts and Sciences, Business, Nursing and Education?
  • TAMIU is one of the State’s least expensive state universities?
  • As a State institution, all TAMIU courses transfer to any public university in the State of Texas?
  • The Dustdevil is TAMIU’s official mascot?
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  • Fall 2010 enrollment saw a 6.8% increase from 2009 to 2010?
  • Texas A&M International University welcomed its largest freshmen class ever in Fall 2010, with 980 students?
  • The most popular undergraduate majors at TAMIU are Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Nursing, Criminal Justice and Biology?
  • The most popular graduate programs at TAMIU are business administration, educational administration, school counseling, assistant speech-language pathologist and curriculum and instruction?
  • TAMIU students have the opportunity to study abroad on every continent in the world?
  • The TAMIU community annually participates in a University-wide campus read, which allows readers to study in-depth pressing global issues?
  • TAMIU students come from over 30 countries and international students constitute 3% of the student population?
  • TAMIU offers Pre-Med, Pre-Dental, Pre-Engineering and Pre-Law programs?
  • To date, TAMIU has more than 17,000 alumni around the world?
  • 59% of students currently attending TAMIU are women?
  • TAMIU Athletics is an NCAA Division II member and offers participation opportunities in 11 sports for men and women?
  • The TAMIU Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center and Planetarium has received 127,915 visitors since opening its doors in 2005, with just over 95,000 of those being TAMIU and public school students?
  • The Kinesiology, Wellness and Recreation Center offers an opportunity for daily recreation and exercise?
  • Students participate in more than 60 student clubs and organizations?
  • The state-of-the art TAMIU Theatre in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts is home to the Laredo Theater Guild International and serves as the performance venue for dance and drama events on campus?
  • TAMIU is home to the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, which allows the University community and visitors to enjoy world-class concerts at the University’s Center for the Fine and Performing Arts?
  • TAMIU is part of The Texas A&M University System, a statewide network of 12 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive Health Science Center?
  • Students, parents and friends can stay connected with TAMIU through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube?
  • The Dusty Promise provides admitted students whose families annually earn less than $30,000 and qualify for federal aid, four academic years of tuition and fee costs to attend TAMIU? (For program requirements contact the Office of Financial Aid).
  • In the 2011 edition of US News and World Report's College Rankings, TAMIU was included in “Regional Public Universities – West” category, and ranked No. 25 and 71 in the “Regional Universities – West (all schools).”
  • A 2010 study by the University of Southern California’s Center for Urban Education places Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) among the nation’s top 25 universities to be considered exemplars of good practices that lead to the graduation of more Latinos in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
  • The Princeton Review included TAMIU as one of the nation's 300 best Business Schools in its 2010 edition and ranked TAMIU fifth for providing the "Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students."
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