The University of Texas at Brownsville: Review & Facts

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The University of Texas at Brownsville is a medium four-year, public school with 13,640 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1973 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Brownsville, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
73
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at The University of Texas at Brownsville.

The University of Texas at Brownsville deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 73 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Nursing, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
The student retention rate at The University of Texas at Brownsville is low at 53% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The University of Texas at Brownsville is very low - 19%.

Student to faculty ratio at The University of Texas at Brownsville is reasonably decent - 20:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,600
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median, about $12,200 a year. The additional fees at The University of Texas at Brownsville (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,400; which comes to a total of $13,600 per year.

Read the details about The University of Texas at Brownsville additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The graduate application fee is $30.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The University of Texas at Brownsville and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (956) 882-8200 or check The University of Texas at Brownsville Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
The University of Texas at Brownsville offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The University of Texas at Brownsville, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
The University of Texas at Brownsville offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - about $3,400 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, The University of Texas at Brownsville appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The University of Texas at Brownsville Location and Maps



Post Address: The University of Texas at Brownsville, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991, USA
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