Prairie View A & M University Overview
Prairie View A & M University is a public institution situated in Prairie View, Texas. The surrounding location of Prairie View is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is Prairie View A & M University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at PVAMU.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of the faculty were full-time.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards PVAMU has earned from around the web.
|#29||Highest Paid Electrical Engineering Graduates||College Factual|
|#35||Highest Paid Mechanical Engineering Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Prairie View A & M University?
Contact details for PVAMU are given below.
|Address:||Fm 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, TX 77446|
How Do I Get Into PVAMU?
You can apply to PVAMU online at: www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Admission Requirements for PVAMU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into PVAMU?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.
Average Test Scores
About 79% of students accepted to PVAMU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 530. Math scores were between 430 and 520.
Can I Afford Prairie View A & M University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At PVAMU, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $5,646 a year. That adds up to $22,584 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at PVAMU is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Prairie View A & M University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 992 graduate students at the school.
Of the 7,953 full-time undergraduates at PVAMU, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Prairie View A & M University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||6,767|
|Hispanic or Latino||709|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Prairie View A & M University. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 46 countries are represented at PVAMU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, India, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Prairie View A & M University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at PVAMU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 100th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of PVAMU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Prairie View A & M University was -11.3%. This is the #2,588 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at PVAMU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of PVAMU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||1%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||1%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at PVAMU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at PVAMU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#85|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#487|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Prairie View A & M University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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