B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
University of Texas - El Paso is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA
Address
500 W. University Ave
El Paso, TX 79968
Website

University of Texas - El Paso Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
820-1050
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$5,433/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,498/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,675/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,889/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,750/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,277/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.172 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.171 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.170 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
13,203Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
66%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 99 responses
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  • Diversity
    46%
  • Busy
    24%
  • Strong sense of school spirit
    12%
  • Apathetic
    7%
  • Not interested in campus life
    6%
  • Most students are to themselves
    3%
  • Lazy
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.205 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.230 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 110 responses
Report
  • Comfortable
    38%
  • A good university
    15%
  • Okay
    12%
  • AMAZING
    10%
  • Warming
    8%
  • Trying too hard to be a good university.
    5%
  • All of the above
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.117 responses
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My experience at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) has been amazing. I love the vibrant atmosphere of students who are dedicated to grow mentally and spiritually. The UTEP library is one of my favorite places because of it's beautiful architecture, it's peaceful environment, and it's delicious coffee shop. I could honestly spend hours studying there without even noticing. I joined the Baptist Student Ministries (BSM), a christian student organization at UTEP, and I have grown in my relationship with Jesus Christ more than ever! I recently came back from a mission trip with the BSM and gained new knowledge about different cultures and ideas. I couldn't be more thankful for all the incredible opportunities that UTEP has given me in only my first year of college!
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I am still a UTEP student. I like that they are making an effort to become one of the best. They have a new program called UTEP Edge which purpose is basically to develop well-rounded students by the time they graduate. This entails having a great first-year experience, student employment, having internships, becoming a leader and studying abroad along with being an awesome academic! They really care for you but won't be after you if that makes sense. You have to have the hunger to be better and then and only then will UTEP help you in achieving your dreams.
Lots of students say that there's nothing to do at UTEP, but if they would just READ THE EMAILS they would know that student life is poppin'. The campus is beautiful, most professors are cool, and anything you want to do is possible. Have an idea for a cool event? Talk to the Office of Student Life and they can make it happen! Missed your high school experience because you were homeschooled? Don't worry, college is way better! You can run for homecoming court (niche event, 9/10 would recommend), student government, and partake in enough extracurriculars you'll want to die!