The University of Texas at El Paso: Ranking & Review

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El Paso Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 228 708
Top 5%

The University of Texas at El Paso Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate100%100%100%
Applicants9,3824,2815,101
Admissions9,3824,2815,101
Enrolled undergraduates3,5831,6251,958
Enrolled total (including graduate students)25,07811,59013,488

9,764 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,259 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,158
Percent of students submitting SAT scores60%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
515
Math
510

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,390
Percent of students submitting ACT scores39%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
18
ACT Math
19

The University of Texas at El Paso Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,210 $36,955
Off-campus $23,210 $36,955
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,495 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Texas at El Paso provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 988 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,931 $19,676
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,720 $1,720
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $198 $656
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,665 $12,958
Fees for full-time graduates $1,211 $1,211
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $259 $720

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 606 148 6 760
Health Professions and Related Programs 379 182 43 604
Engineering 383 133 42 558
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 273 104 1 378
Education 160 163 8 331
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 306 12 4 322
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 264 15 279
Psychology 194 6 8 208
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 150 6 156
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 144 7 151
Visual and Performing Arts 120 9 129
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 32 78 110
English Language and Literature & Letters 62 35 6 103
Social Sciences 71 25 96
Physical Sciences 53 26 11 90
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 64 23 2 89
History 43 8 7 58
Mathematics and Statistics 33 21 54
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 34 7 41
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 10 25
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 4 13
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 4 6
Grand Total3,3971,0261384,561

A total of 3,397 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Texas at El Paso.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,164 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%37%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Alternative namesUTEP
Founded1914
MottoScientia et Humanitas
Science and Humanities
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,545
Instructional FTE882
Research FTE43
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteutep.edu
Address500 W. University Ave
El Paso, Texas, 79968-0691
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone9157475000
Fax+1 (915) 747 5111

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