The University of Texas at El Paso: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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The University of Texas at El Paso is a large four-year, public school with 23,400 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1914 and is one of the 15 schools and colleges located in El Paso, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
135
Good
The University of Texas at El Paso will give you the option to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

The University of Texas at El Paso deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 135 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Engineering, General Studies, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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.

The student retention rate at The University of Texas at El Paso is fair at 72% (close to Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The University of Texas at El Paso is low: 48%. About 35% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,100
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high - $17,600 per academic year. The additional fees at The University of Texas at El Paso not covered by tuition are about $1,500, which comes to $19,100 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
Easy
According to recent data, 7,134 applications were submitted and 7,133 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at The University of Texas at El Paso in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
The University of Texas at El Paso offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The University of Texas at El Paso, 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-
Unsafe
The University of Texas at El Paso provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, about $4,900 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at The University of Texas at El Paso. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, The University of Texas at El Paso seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The University of Texas at El Paso Location and Maps



Post Address: The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691, USA
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