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University of Texas--Brownsville is a public institution that was founded in 1926. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,878, its setting is city, and the campus size is 382 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,488 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,614 (2012-13).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):||N/A|
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Texas--Brownsville, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 100.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|Application deadline||July 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--Brownsville is 20:1. The most popular majors at University of Texas--Brownsville include: Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Psychology, General; Biology, General; Business Administration, Management and Operations; and Criminal Justice and Corrections. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 56.5 percent.
University of Texas--Brownsville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,878, with a gender distribution of 42.4 percent male students and 57.6 percent female students. At this school, 3.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 97.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Texas--Brownsville is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
University of Texas--Brownsville offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Texas--Brownsville also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Texas--Brownsville, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Texas--Brownsville.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Texas--Brownsville, 82.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,488.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,488 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$14,614 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,602 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data