The University of Texas at El Paso

country rank  238
world rank  637

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University Overview

Established in 1914, The University of Texas at El Paso is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of El Paso (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) 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 103 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 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTEP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UTEP

Founded
1914

Motto
Scientia et Humanitas Science and Humanities

Colours
Orange, blue, white and silver

Mascot
Paydirt Pete

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University Location

Address
500 W. University Avenue
El Paso (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
79968-0691 Texas United States

T +1 (915) 747 5000

F +1 (915) 747 5111

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Texas at El Paso for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

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Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Texas at El Paso's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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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 90-100%

Admission Office
500 West University Avenue
El Paso 79968-0510
+1 (915) 747 5890
877 746 4636


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Texas at El Paso's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to The University of Texas at El Paso's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Texas at El Paso for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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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)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the The University of Texas at El Paso as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • University of Texas System
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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