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The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX, USA
3.51 Average Rating

Founded in 1914, The University of Texas at El Paso is a 4-year public institution situated on the US-Mexico border and the second-oldest school in the UT system. With a majority Mexican-American student body, UTEP is home to 10 colleges conferring bachelor’s and graduate degrees in 170 fields of study. The UTEP campus is known for its trademark Bhutanese-style architectural buildings and also features a practice mineshaft. For students interested in the performing arts, the campus hosts the UTEP Dinner Theatre, the only university-based such facility in the United States.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
2%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 933
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
19,248
Total Number of Undergrads
16,818
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
12%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
38%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,638
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,851
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,596
0
100
64%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
73%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,641
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
287
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
El Paso
Dallas
Houston
Austin
San Antonio
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.51 Average Rating
The school is very neat and nice. The Faculty and Staff are not very helpful. There is a lot of hispanics.
Yvette from El Paso, TX
It's an awesome university!! Everybody is cool!
EDUARDO from El Paso, TX

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