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Prairie View A & M University
  • 4 Year
  • PRAIRIE VIEW, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade D+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade C minus

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Prairie View is a public university located in Prairie View, Texas. As a historically black college, Prairie View has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,501 undergraduate students. The Prairie View acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Nursing, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 36% of students, Prairie View alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,800.

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FM 1098 ROAD & UNIVERSITY DRIVE
PRAIRIE VIEW, TX 77446
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About Prairie View...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Prairie View A & M University Rankings

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Prairie View Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
870-1040
ACT Range
16-20
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,460 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,912 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 148 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 188 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 187 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,501 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
608
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 127 responses
  • Easy going
    45%
  • Driven
    13%
  • Depends on who you know
    10%
  • Exposure
    10%
  • Chill
    8%
  • Rachet
    7%
  • On Edge
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 218 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 242 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 145 responses
  • Productive
    20%
  • Live
    16%
  • Connecting
    12%
  • It's only live if you make it live
    12%
  • Cool
    10%
  • Unity
    10%
  • Diverse
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 103 responses

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