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Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX, USA
3.74 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 Suburb or town
In-State Students
93%
Out-Of-State Students
4%
0
100
74%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2019
Other January 4, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,516
Total Number of Undergrads
8,524
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 US National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,646
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,786
Out-of-State Tuition
$25,654
0
100
72%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,586
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
170
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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
$35,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.74 Average Rating
pvamu provides you with an all around college experience from the classroom to the extracurricular activities.

the history and culture you will soak in exceeds any parents expectations.

professors at pvamu constantly show support to their students by aiding in any way possible in the students success.
jasmine from spring, tx
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

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