Prairie View A&M University Rankings

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In the World#1472 of 14178
In North America#461 of 2629
In the United States#419 of 2528
In Texas#26 of 119
In Prairie View#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
955
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
91%
Undergraduates
8,109
Graduates
831
Male:Female Ratio
34:66
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
pvamu.edu

Prairie View A&M University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%74%83%
Applicants6,1961,9054,291
Admissions4,9631,4113,552
Freshmen enrolled full time1,6874831,204
Freshmen enrolled part time401129

1,533 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

251 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,384 or 80%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 870
or below

75% of them
had 1040
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Prairie View A&M University are 870-1040 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
734 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Prairie View A&M University are 16-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American7424 (83%)
Hispanic776 (9%)
Nonresident Alien187 (2%)
Asian174 (2%)
Two or more races146 (2%)
White144 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown62 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,912
Students receiving aid
91%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,043$4,733
Tuition in-state$7,043$4,733
Tuition out-of-state$21,911$13,693
Fee in-district$3,743$2,896
Fee in-state$3,743$2,896
Fee out-of-state$3,743$2,896

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,270
Combined charge for room and board$9,076
Room charge$5,890
Meal charge$3,186

Prairie View A&M University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse120
Business Administration and Management, General4950
Health and Wellness, General85
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General82
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies75
Mechanical Engineering67
Architecture4025
Accounting3033
Biology & Biological Sciences, General61
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other55
Speech Communication and Rhetoric51
Psychology, General49
Electrical and Electronics Engineering34131
Chemical Engineering45
Counseling Psychology43
Social Work37
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing37
Educational Leadership and Administration, General297
Agriculture, General35
Computer and Information Sciences, General2312
Juvenile Corrections15104
Information Science & Studies27
Engineering, General23
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General120
Marketing & Marketing Management, General21
Sociology1010
Chemistry, General126
Finance, General18
Civil Engineering, General15
Political Science and Government, General14
History, General11
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician11
Computer Engineering, General11
Curriculum and Instruction10
Music, General9
Graphic Design9
Health Teacher Education9
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning9
Human Nutrition8
English Language and Literature, General7
Management Information Systems, General7
Mathematics, General7
Special Education and Teaching, General7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching7
Reading Teacher Education5
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician4
Nursing Administration4
Nursing Practice4
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Clinical Child Psychology1
Grand Total1,13039016
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate36%32%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,218
Citations
39,188

Publication count by topic

Computer science
448
Chemistry
238
Materials science
157
Engineering
145
Psychology
143
Mathematics
138
Physics
135
Economics
127
Biology
112
Business
96
Medicine
95
Environmental science
72
Political science
71
Sociology
53
Geography
13
History
11
Philosophy
8
Art
8
Geology
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics9534,084
Political science1479368
Mathematics14823,858
Engineering15162,234
Computer science16344,093
Business16841,005
Art183414
Sociology1890388
Physics19461,176
Materials science19683,559
Chemistry19805,885
Psychology20941,951
Environmental science2490460
Geology2560133
Biology26632,431
Philosophy26893
Medicine28181,237
Geography3035107
History31752

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990618
19911124
1992824
19932133
19941339
19951770
19961864
19972089
19981295
199925144
200017150
200117171
200236200
200351285
200441347
200556442
200673591
200781769
2008104979
2009821187
2010791607
20111142179
20121192242
20131192645
20141242667
20151082878
20161182691
20171122574
20181442313
20191742552
20201282887

General info

Alternative namesPVAMU
Founded1876
WikipediaPrairie View A&M University
MottoPrairie View Produces Productive People
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - January; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff1,205
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressFM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, Texas, 77446
United States
City population4,000
Phone9362613311

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