Referring to the University
- First Reference: Texas A&M International University
- Second Reference: TAMIU
- Third Reference: the University
Referring to Our Colleges and Schools:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business
- College of Education
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing
Referring to Our Campus
Please use the full name of campus buildings and centers on first reference. Approved abbreviations are in parenthesis.
- Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino Hall (PLG)
- Bob Bullock Hall (BLK)
- Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall (CWT)
- Dr. F.M. Canseco Hall (CNS)
- Center for the Fine and Performing Arts (FPA)
- Early College High School (ECHS)
- Kinesiology-Convocation Building (KCB)
- Kinesiology, Wellness and Recreation Center (REC)
- Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center (LBV)
- Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium (PLA)
- Physical Plant (H)
- Student Center (STC)
- Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library (KLM)
- The Colonnade (Library Entrance)
- Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center (ZSC)
- Western Hemispheric Trade Center (WHT)
Referring to Our Research Centers
- Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade (WHTIC)
- Texas Center for Border Economic & Enterprise Development (TCBEED)
- International Language Institute (ILI)
- Center for Earth & Environmental Studies (CEES)
Our Campus Mission:
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.
A Quick Look at TAMIU:
Located in one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, Laredo’s Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), a Member of The Texas A&M University System, is a primarily Hispanic-serving, state-assisted institution offering 70+ undergraduate, graduate or doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, education and business, with a special focus on developing an international academic agenda for the State of Texas.
The University was founded in 1970 as Texas A&I University at Laredo, becoming Laredo State University in 1977 and Texas A&M International University in 1993.
Located at a crossroads of culture and commerce on the U.S.-Mexico border, TAMIU is one of the newest university campuses constructed in Texas. Its 300-acre campus serves as a beacon for higher education for South Texas and northern Mexico. Over 7,000 students attend the University, coming from over 30 countries around the world and just around the corner.
The most popular undergraduate majors are early childhood (education), business administration, criminal justice and nursing. The most popular graduate programs are educational administration, school counseling and special education. The fastest growing programs are early childhood (undergraduate) and school counseling (graduate).
The average student age is 22 (undergraduate) and 31 (graduate).
Minority enrollment includes 90% Hispanic, .6% Black and .6% Asian. 86% of students come from Webb County, but 5% of the University’s combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment is international, and represents, on average, 30 countries.