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University of Texas - El Paso
  • 4 Year
  • EL PASO, TX

Report Card

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

editorial

UTEP is an above-average public university located in El Paso, Texas. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 13,858 undergraduate students. The UTEP acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 37% of students, UTEP alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,400.

About

500 W. UNIVERSITY AVE
EL PASO, TX 79968
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA

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.

UTEP Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$8,414 / 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
$8,906 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
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
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 206 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 205 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
13,858 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
7,569
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 131 responses
  • Diversity
    43%
  • Busy
    24%
  • Strong sense of school spirit
    11%
  • Not interested in campus life
    6%
  • Apathetic
    5%
  • Most students are to themselves
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 240 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 265 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 145 responses
  • Comfortable
    34%
  • A good university
    19%
  • AMAZING
    10%
  • Okay
    10%
  • Warming
    8%
  • All of the above
    6%
  • Trying too hard to be a good university.
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
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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