University of Texas--El Paso

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500 W. University Avenue

El Paso, TX 79968

Phone: (915) 747-5000
2013-2014 Tuition
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University of Texas--El Paso is a public institution that was founded in 1913. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,217, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 433 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Texas--El Paso's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,018 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,639 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school): N/A

General Information

School type public
Year founded 1913
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $178,972,718


When applying to University of Texas--El Paso, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 31. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 99.8 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 99.8%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 31

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--El Paso is 21:1, and the school has 33.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Texas--El Paso include: Education; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Engineering; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.8 percent.

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Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 21:1
4-year graduation rate 11%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Education 16%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15%
Health Professions and Related Programs 9%
Engineering 9%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 7%

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Student Life

University of Texas--El Paso has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,217, with a gender distribution of 46.3 percent male students and 53.7 percent female students. University of Texas--El Paso is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 22,749
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

University of Texas--El Paso offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Texas--El Paso 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, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Texas--El Paso.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At University of Texas--El Paso, 76.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.

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 $7,018 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,639 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,079 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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