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Prairie View A&M University

School Profile

  • Prairie View A&M UniversityPublic Four-year University in Prairie View, TX
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Historically black

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 6,278
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,296
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 6,178
Graduate Students: 1,925

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Agriculture - General
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Drafting and Design Technology
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of Health Services - General
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music - Piano/Organ
  • Bachelor of Music - Voice/Opera
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,199
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $15,689

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173


Member: NAIA , NCAA
Team name: Panthers


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Admissions Address

PO Box 519, MS 1009
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519
(936) 261-1000
Contact: Mary Gooch
Assistant Director Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 42%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 42%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 7,931
Female applicants 4,853
Male applicants 3,078
Applicants accepted 3,297
Female applicants accepted 2,050
Male applicants accepted 1,247
Freshman enrollment 1,730
Female freshman enrollment 1,044
Male freshman enrollment 686
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 94%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 1.7-2.9

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 73%
SAT Critical Reading average score 409
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 370-450
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 422
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 380-440
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 360-440
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 40%
Average ACT Composite score 17
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 15-19
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 13-18
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 16-19

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