7,986
Students
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15,507
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
78%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Prairie View A&M University is a University institution located in Prairie View, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 519
MS #1009
Prairie View, TX  77446-0188
United States
Contact Ms. Nicole Woods
Administrative Assistant
Email: admissions@pvamu.edu
Phone: 936-261-1000

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,422
Applied
5,069
Accepted
7,986
Enrolled
79%
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Female Admissions

4,154
Females Applied
3,396
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,268
Males Applied
1,673
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.14
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st August 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st August 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 495 440 530
SAT Math 498 430 520
ACT Composite 18 16 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,790
In-state
21,100
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,743
Full-time student fees
8,743
Room & board
5,774
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

15,507
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,636
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,249
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,575
Avg. Loan Aid
5,773
Avg. Grant Aid
7,745
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,986
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.24%
Black or African American 83.47%
White or Caucasian 1.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 2.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.35%
Other 0.21%

Gender

Male (39.02%)
Female (60.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming and Spring Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Society of Black Engineers and Peer Advisors to Leadership Students

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
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Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

481
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 388
Part-time - 93
Male - 264
Female - 217