Prairie View A&M University

country rank  722
world rank  2369

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, Prairie View A&M University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Prairie View (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Houston. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 142 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PVAMU
Founded 1876
Motto Prairie View Produces Productive People
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address FM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View (population range: 2,500-9,999)
77446 Texas
United States
T +1 (936) 261 3311
F +1
Other locations Houston

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office P.O. Box 519, Mail Stop 1009
Prairie View 77446
+1 (936)261-1000
1-877-782-6830

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Prairie View A&M University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Affiliations

  • Texas A&M University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018