At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1876
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $10,059
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Town

Prairie View, TX

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

June 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 85%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 33%
  • Application Fee
  • $25
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

43%

Top half of HS class

10%

Top quarter of HS class

1%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 370-470
  • Math
  • 380-470
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 15-19
  • English
  • 13-19
  • Math
  • 15-19
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 85%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 33%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 7,417

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$10,059

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,300

books and supplies

$8,754

room and board

$20,113

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$23,378

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,300

books and supplies

$8,754

room and board

$33,432

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $7,447
  • $30-$48K
  • $10,077
  • $48-$75K
  • $14,164
  • $75-$110K
  • $18,645
  • $110 & UP
  • $18,540
Financial aid

96%

Receiving Financial Aid

70%

Receiving Federal Grants

73%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: June 1

Student Life

Student Body

7,417

Total undergrad enrollment

1,365

Total grad students

6%

Out-of-state

93%

In-state

1%

International
Students

  • 59%

    FEMALE

  • 41

    MALE
Organizations

29

Student Organizations

10

Fraternities

10

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

42%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 3%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 85%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 7%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 2%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

18:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

370

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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