Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$10,786

$25,654

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,321
Declined 1,837
Total Received 7,158
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Public

8,531

undergraduate students

985

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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,516
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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
  • Metropolitan area: Houston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Houston Intercontinental

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Peer Advisors to Leadership Students

Top Events

  • Weeks of Welcome
  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.2

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,321
Declined 1,837
Total Received 7,158

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

91%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,518

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,043
Room & board $9,075.58
Additional fees $3,743
Books & supplies $1,340
Other fees $2,710
Total $23,911.58
Average Financial Aid - $5,518
Total with Avg. Aid $18,393.58
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Rugby, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agriculture, General
Architecture
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Graphic Design
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Juvenile Corrections
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

9,516

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

8,531
students

Female
64%
5,455

Male
36%
3,076

10%

985
students

Female
64%
629

Male
36%
356

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

7,953
students

Female
65%
5,123

Male
35%
2,830

7%

578
students

Female
58%
332

Male
42%
246

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524

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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