Texas A&M International University


TAMIU is no stranger to having its share of spotlights. As a top-ranked institution of higher education committed to being Accessible, Affordable and Exceptional, we live for this stuff! Here’s some recent accolades that truly affirm that we’re headed in the right direction for our students… each and every day. Bookmark this page for more bragging rights!

Washington Monthly Magazine 2022

Best Bang for the Buck

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) has once again been recognized as one of the nation's Top Ten-ranked Southern Colleges in Washington Monthly Magazine's 2022 College Guide "Best Bang for the Buck" ranking. TAMIU was ranked #4.

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Washington Monthly Magazine 2022

TAMIU Graduate School Ranking 32 Among 603 Schools

TAMIU also expanded its graduate school ranking by soaring to rank 32nd among 603 Master’s granting graduate schools surveyed.

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Online MSN Among Nation's Best Online Programs

TAMIU's College of Nursing and Health Sciences Online MSN Program has been ranked fourth among the nation's Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs of 2022.

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Online MBA Program Ranked First Among Texas’ Top Five

The TAMIU MBA program has been ranked first among Texas’s Top Five Best Online MBA Programs by OnlineMBA.

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U.S. News and World Report 2022


TAMIU is the highest-ranked regional university in The Texas A&M University System among Regional Universities West by US News and World Report 2022.

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Student Loan Hero

Least Expensive Public College/University

TAMIU has been named the Least Expensive Public College/University in Texas (Student Loan Hero).

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Third Way

Empowering Graduates

TAMIU has been ranked third in the nation among those higher education institutions leading the charge in empowering graduates’ long-term economic success. An analysis by Third Way, a public policy think tank, looked at the degree of economic mobility the nation’s higher education institutions provide to low-and moderate-income students. TAMIU was the highest-ranked Texas school in the analysis.

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Top-Ranking Status

TAMIU has been recognized for top-ranking status for 17-degree programs by online source Intelligent.com. Intelligent.com, a 2022 resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost, and reputation.

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College of Arts and Sciences Programs

  • Best Master of Science in Criminal Justice Programs -- Ranked 1, noted for Intelligent Pick
  • Best Master's in Public Administration Degree Programs -- Ranked 5, noted for Best In-State Tuition
  • Best Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice Programs -- Ranked 10, noted for Fastest Completion Time
  • Best Online Master's of Public Administration Programs -- Ranked 24, noted for High Exam Pass Rates
  • Best Online Colleges in Texas -- Ranked 29, noted for Best Criminal Justice Program

A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business Programs

  • Best MBA in International Business Degree Programs-- Ranked 2, noted for Best for Logistics
  • Best Online Colleges and Top Online Universities -- Ranked 7, noted for Best for MBA Programs
  • Best Finance Degree Programs -- Ranked 9, noted for Best for Returning Students
  • Best Online MBA in International Business Programs -- Ranked 9, noted for Fastest Completion Time
  • Best Online MBA Programs -- Ranked 40, noted for Best International Focus
  • Best Colleges in Texas | Ranked 42, noted for Best Business Programs

College of Education Programs

  • Best Master’s in Education Administration Degree Programs -- Ranked 2, noted for Best Mentoring
  • Best Master's in Curriculum and instruction Degree Programs -- Ranked 4, noted for Best Bilingual Focus
  • Best Online Master's in Educational Administration Programs -- Ranked 45, noted for Industry-Leading Faculty

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • Best Nursing Programs -- Ranked 5, noted for High Exam Pass Rate
  • Best Online Accelerated RN-to-BSN Programs -- Ranked 29, noted for Best for Texas Residents
  • Most Affordable Online RN to BSN Programs -- Ranked 37, noted for Best for Vets

Ranked No. 4 Best Online MSN Program

TAMIU’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been ranked No. 4 among 10 of 2022's Best Online Master's in Nursing (MSN) Programs in the nation by online source, OnlineU.

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Top Public University in Texas

TAMIU joined a select group of Top Public Universities in Texas, ranking eighth in the 2022 assessment compiled by Niche. Niche compared over 500 public colleges and state universities.

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High on Social Mobility

TAMIU was once again ranked high on Social Mobility in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report's Best College Rankings Regional Universities West category-- TAMIU ranked No. 15 among 122 universities.

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More Bragging Rights

  1. Nursing Schools Almanac notified TAMIU’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences that it has been ranked among 2021’s best prelicensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs in the state. It was selected No. 20 among 48 ranked programs.

  2. Top-ranking Status

    TAMIU was awarded top-ranking status for seven degree programs by online source Intelligent.com in a review of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities.

  3. TAMIU is one of six educator preparation programs at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) across the U.S. selected to participate in the Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity’s (BranchED) National Teacher Preparation Transformation Center, providing an immersion process aimed at producing highly effective and diverse teachers.

  4. TAMIU was awarded a total of 19 graduate program-specific, Top 10 rankings in Texas and the Southwest Region by online source, Grad Degree.

  5. TAMIU’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Bachelor of Psychology degree program ranks as one of the best in the nation, according to online source, Study.com. The program ranks #33 among the 50 Best Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology, according to Study.com.

  6. Affordable Nursing Programs

    Online resource Best Value Schools notified TAMIU’s College of Nursing and Health Science that the Dr. F. M. Canseco School of Nursing has been ranked among the Top 14 Most Affordable Nursing Programs in Texas.

  7. TAMIU’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree program is one of the best in the nation, according to online source, Study.com, ranking #17 among the 50 Best Bachelor of Criminal Justice Degrees.

  8. Top Business Accolades

    Two A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business programs received top accolades from recognized online sources University HQ and College Consensus for the No. 1 Top 100 Best Affordable Finance Degree Programs and the No. 21 Best Online Masters in I.T. Management Programs respectively.

  9. Affordable Nursing Program

    TAMIU’s nursing program was ranked #6 among the Top 100 Best Affordable Nursing College Programs in the nation by online source, University HQ.

  10. TAMIU’s College of Education has been selected as a lead institution representing Texas in the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Consortium for Research-Based and Equitable Assessments, which will engage 14 states in a study of their state-level tests and qualifying scores for educator preparation program entry.

  11. Accredited MPA Program

    TAMIU’s Master of Public Administration Program received accreditation renewal by the prestigious Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration the global standard in public service education.


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