Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$11,099

$26,398

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
440
75th
520
25th
430
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
20
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,958
Declined 1,844
Total Received 7,802
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Public

9,100

undergraduate students

1,084

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Prairie View A&M University, founded in 1876, is a public, coeducational institution. Its 1,502-acre campus is located in Prairie View, Texas.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,184
Established in 1876
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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1,502-acre campus in Prairie View (population: 6,399), 47 miles from Houston. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Houston.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Prairie View A&M University
FM 1098 Road and University Drive
Prairie View, TX
77446

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
440
75th
520
25th
430
75th
20
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
20
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,958
Declined 1,844
Total Received 7,802

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 936 261-1000
F: 936 261-1031
fadmail@pvamu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

rodeo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes
Architecture. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Clinical Child Psychology. yes yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes
Human Nutrition. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing/pre-Clinical
  2. Biology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

10,184

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

9,100
students

Female
65%
5,920

Male
35%
3,180

11%

1,084
students

Female
63%
686

Male
37%
398

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

7,862
students

Female
66%
5,152

Male
34%
2,710

14%

1,238
students

Female
62%
768

Male
38%
470

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
84%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Angola
Bangladesh
India
Jamaica
Nigeria
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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