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Prairie View A&M University

  • Prairie View, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 6,731
    total students
  • $5,393 | $16,013
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 85%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 480
    sat math
  • 460
    sat reading
  • 450
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Community Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Community Health Services Counseling
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,548
    • Accepted3,871
    • Acceptance Rate85%
    • Enrolled6,731
    • Female Applicants2,739
    • Females Accepted2,367
    • Female Acceptance Rate86%
    • Male Applicants1,809
    • Males Accepted1,504
    • Male Acceptance Rate83%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen June 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen June 1st --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 460 370 460
    • SAT Math 480 380 480
    • SAT Writing 450 360 450
    • ACT Composite 20 15 20
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,393
    • Out-of-state tuition *$16,013
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,705.00
    • Room and board *$7,467.00
    • Room only *$5,144.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionSenior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students6,731
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino5.9%
    • Black or African American85.74%
    • White or Caucasian2.91%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian2.44%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races1.1%
    • Unknown.4%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.26% representing 39 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students8% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 25%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations National Society of Black Engineers, National Association of Black Accountants, National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, Toastmasters International, Baptist Student Movement
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football No Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer No No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty542
    • Full-time Percentage81%
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 8,250 students to 542 faculty

Location & Contact

PO Box 519
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519
USA

Ms.Mary Gooch

Director of Admissions

Phone: 936-261-1066
Email: megooch@pvamu.edu



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