Prairie View A&M University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Prairie View A&M University is 17:1, and the school has 22.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Prairie View A&M University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Engineering; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 20%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11%
Engineering 10%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 68%
4-year graduation rate 12%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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