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Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX, USA
3.79 Average Rating

Prairie View A&M University is an Historically Black College and University in the Houston metro area and the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. A member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Texas A&M University system, PVAMU is home to eight colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees. For musically inclined students, Prairie View A&M features a marching band known as “The Marching Storm” that competes at the annual Honda Battle of the Bands. Prairie View A&M also fields 14 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Panthers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
93%
Out of State Students
4%
0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 857
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,219
Total Number of Undergrads
7,975
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
12%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,029
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,216
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,535
0
100
84%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%
Average Aid Per Year
$62,148,606
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
38%
62%
Student Organizations
170
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Houston
Dallas
Austin
San Antonio
Atlanta
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
61%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
the university itself is an historic landmark in the state texas, being the second oldest public institute. the university is the, ivy league of hbcus, your education will not be taken for granted. family- oriented, campus, you'll feel right at home.
Panther
Prairie View has been a remarkable experience for me in enriching my life with new goals and opportunities. I've come to realize that my school is more than a school, but a home to thousands of individuals that appreciate the love and care that the Prairie View A&M Faculty and staff produce. I love my school and would not change it for anything in the world!
Bria from Missouri City, TX

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