Prairie View A & M University: Ranking & Review

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Prairie View
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United States
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World
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16452258
Top 14%

Prairie View A & M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%74%82%
Applicants6,4222,2684,154
Admissions5,0691,6733,396
Enrolled undergraduates2,0556951,360
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,2193,5855,634

1,459 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

340 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,619
Percent of students submitting SAT scores79%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
485
Math
475

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores934
Percent of students submitting ACT scores46%
ACT Composite
18
ACT English
17
ACT Math
18

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Prairie View A & M University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$23,750$37,279
Off-campus$22,703$36,232
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,393 and other expenses per full academic year.

Prairie View A & M University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,270 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,016$18,427
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,641$3,641
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$202$615
Tuition for Full-time graduates$4,218$11,702
Fees for full-time graduates$2,608$2,608
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$235$651

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs196741271
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12598223
Engineering17442216
Psychology49962147
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service10181110
Architecture and Related Services383977
Education651176
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies6565
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6565
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies5555
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services222446
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4646
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4040
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences171532
Social Sciences26127
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences2525
Physical Sciences14721
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1818
History1212
Visual and Performing Arts1111
Mathematics and Statistics66
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Grand Total1,108469151,592

A total of 1,108 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Prairie View A & M University.

At the master's and doctor's level 484 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate35%29%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 94%

General info

Alternative namesPVAMU
Founded1876
MottoPrairie View Produces Productive People
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,140
Instructional FTE461
Research FTE31
Public Service FTE45
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pvamu.edu
AddressFM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, Texas, 77446
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population4,000
Phone9362613311

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