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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 18,975, 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 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,869 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,259 (2011-12).
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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.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||99.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 31|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--El Paso is 21:1, and the school has 30.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Texas--El Paso include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Engineering; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.2 percent.
University of Texas--El Paso has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,975, with a gender distribution of 46.2 percent male students and 53.8 percent female students. University of Texas--El Paso is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
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.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Texas--El Paso, 78.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,050.
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||$6,869 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,259 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$8,692 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data