The University of Texas at El Paso Overview
The University of Texas at El Paso is a public institution located in El Paso, Texas. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is The University of Texas at El Paso Known For?
- The highest award offered at UTEP is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
The University of Texas at El Paso Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UTEP has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UTEP.
Where Is The University of Texas at El Paso?
Contact details for UTEP are given below.
|Address:||500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968-0691|
How Do I Get Into UTEP?
You can apply to UTEP online at: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Admission Requirements for UTEP
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UTEP?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 100%, and the acceptance rate for women is 100%.
Average Test Scores
About 60% of students accepted to UTEP submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 560.
Can I Afford The University of Texas at El Paso?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UTEP, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $4,465 a year. That adds up to $17,860 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UTEP is 11.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
The University of Texas at El Paso Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 3,750 graduate students at the school.
Of the 13,858 full-time undergraduates at UTEP, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at El Paso students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||333|
|Hispanic or Latino||11,574|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at El Paso. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 77 countries are represented at UTEP. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Kuwait, and India.
Online Learning at The University of Texas at El Paso
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UTEP has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 14th 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 UTEP
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at El Paso was 13.2%. This is the #1,142 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UTEP regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UTEP majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UTEP 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 UTEP.
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%.
The University of Texas at El Paso 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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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