The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX 79968-0691

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 23,922
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 988 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

100%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

The University of Texas at El Paso is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,134 applications and 7,133 students were granted admission. The University of Texas at El Paso is at the #98 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 40% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 58% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT820 to 1030
ACT17 to 22
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

The University of Texas at El Paso charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,744 and in-state students paid $5,769.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$5,713
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$5,769
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$18,744
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of The University of Texas at El Paso's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 66% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,063 (which is 14.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The University of Texas at El Paso in 2016-2017, was 969, which is 32% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,348 (which is 18% below the national average.)

$5,063
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,348
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
85%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, The University of Texas at El Paso has enrolled a total of 23,922 students (14,681 students full-time and 9,241 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 23,922 students, 1,883 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 20,521 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,401 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,948 students for distance studies.

23,922
Total Enrollment
1,883
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 80%

White: 8%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Black/African American: 3%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The University of Texas at El Paso.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 22% 1,611 227
Engineering 15% 1,098
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 13% 933 0
Education 11% 795 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 5% 335 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 277
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 265
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 164
Social Sciences 1% 53 0
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 44 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

39%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The University of Texas at El Paso full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
32%
Dropout rate
30%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$41,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of The University of Texas at El Paso graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,300. Last year, out of the total 2,817 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,563 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,935 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,583 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $41,300 $51,100
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 2,817 2,935

Campus Location

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