The University of Texas at El Paso Top Questions

Describe your favorite campus traditions.


UTEP is known for believing in the potential of every student, there are active movements to remove financial and educational barriers from going to college. It is a double edged sword in that it helps in economic mobility, but also holds behind high achieving students in early basic coursework.


UTEP is best known for their engineering department and business department. We have a high level of engineers and a large amount of business students in our university.


The Business and Engineering Colleges here at UTEP are some of the best in the Southwest.


The college of Engineering and Medicine are what my school is best known for.


Unfortunately for me my school is best known for its bussiness and engineering programs. It is a great school if anyone intends to go into those areas. In my area health sciences it definitely lacks but it continues to improve. The engineering program has been ranked among the top ten in the nation. For the business program it has been ranked at least once top 3 in the nation. This is quite impressive for such small school and a school so unique as this one.


The University of Texas at El Paso is hugely known for its hispanic population, having a 99{4a082faed443b016e84c6ea63012b481c58f64867aa2dc62fff66e22ad7dff6c} hispanic percentage. Even more thorough though, UTEP is more so seen as a place that truly cares about finding a way to help kids make their dreams come true. For example, UTEP has taken it in their power to help and allow Juarez, Mexico students join UTEP as a source for higher learning. Through a lot of schools, that I see, care more about money, UTEP truly cares more about it students and how it can help people in general.


On March 19, 1966, coach Don Haskins won the NCAA title with his team. They made a movie about it. But UTEP is now known as an accesible university, where many people turn to for higher education. Not many people know that the atmosphere of living alongside a very active city makes people more friendly. UTEP is known for its excelence in bringing education to more and more people every day.


Its high hispanic attendance. About 75{4a082faed443b016e84c6ea63012b481c58f64867aa2dc62fff66e22ad7dff6c} of the student population is hispanic, so the environment has a great difference from other universities. Because of its quality of education, and its high rate of hispanic students, UTEP has being considered twice the best school for hispanics, according to the Hispanic Bussines magazine.


My school is best known for its involvement within the El Paso community. It emphasizes the idea of giving back to our community by doing community service. Various examples include tutoring students in local high schools, going to shelters and helping out with anything, we also have a community service day in which anyone within the UTEP community is able to participate.


I think for people who may not live in the area or attend the school, UTEP may be mostly known for the 1966 Texas Western basketball team, which was the first to allow African-American players to star in the team. For those who now UTEP a little more, it is known to have excellent Engineering and Business colleges. I personally belive that all the colleges in UTEP are great.


The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is mostly known for two things: its high percentage of Hispanic students (more than 70{4a082faed443b016e84c6ea63012b481c58f64867aa2dc62fff66e22ad7dff6c} of the students are Latinos) and the fact that the majority of students who apply to the institution are admitted into this university. This is because UTEP's mission is to provide an education that is both accessible and excellent.


My school is best known for its diversity of students that attend the University. The large amount of majors and studies available have made Utep well known. The constant renovations of the college have made it large and diverse.


I think the 1966 College Basketball championship game where Don Haskins played a team of mostly African-American players and won the championships is probably what most people know about our university. But we are working very hard to become known as a prestigious research institution. We are in the process of working towards tier one research institution status. We are increasingly being recognized for winning major research grants and opening up research opportunities to a wide range of students from different backgrounds and socio-economic statuses. So, we are making much progress towards being known for our research.


UT El Paso is known for its engineering program. I've heard that it's one of the best schools for engineering.


School pride, good engineering and nursing schools. It is also considered to be a good up and coming school.


Sports teams and research done on campus.


My school is best known for its research projects, and its succesfull engineering programs.


My school is best known for it's Engineering programs and heavy Hispanic influence, being a border city. Although often times unrecognized, the English dept and Education programs are quality with amazing professors that actually take the time to understand how each student learns and practicalities in the subjects being taught. The school is growing every month, buildings and new parking lots are added, but it really is the student's that make this El Chuco (El Paso's nickname) school unique and strong in it's own way, despite the unresolved violence from Juarez, the neighboring city.


In the University of Texas at El Paso there are lots of interesting and good things, we have our football team which makes all miners proud. Talking about education obviously the University prepares all of the students for their different fields, but the University is known for being the best of the nation in the Business field.


UTEP is best known for its sports teams, its sister city Mexico which we get a lot of students from, and its great degree program which are offer.


Basketball Team


Utep is the only school in Texas to have won the national championship for basektball.


engineering program and more hispanics graduating than in any other school


It has a great engineering program.


UTEP is mostly known because of their engineering majors, it's also one of the three most important universities in the field of engineering of the whole country. Also, is really known because of the really famous couch, Don Haskins and the movie Glory Road, which is about the first black basketball team to win a championship. The Don Haskin building (as a tribute to the couch) and the sun bowl field are really famous too in the city of El Paso.


Good Engineering collage and engineering proyects. Good professors. A good Buisness collage


Here at the University of Texas at El Paso we are known mainly for our School of Engineering which is in the Top 10 of the nation. Our football program while not widely known always has great support from our fans and we also own one of the loudest statiums in college football, the Sun Bowl. The Sun Bowl also hosts other notable college football programs during the Bowl Championship Series. Also UTEP will be known for its pre-medical program with the addition of a new medical school from Texas Tech.


It is best known for having well diverse populace, so there all types of people you can get to know.


The UTEP Miners and "Glory Road"


Enrolled hispanics


UTEP is well known for having an excellent program for Hispanics in the Engineering school. The Pharmacy program also has an agreement with UT Austin where the students transfer back and forth between the two schools. Athletically, the girls basketball team did well this past year in their conference.


My school is best known for their engineering programs and their high percentage of hispanic students. A high percentage of the students are attending in hopes of becoming an engineer. My school is also known for the vast amount of hispanic students. I myself am hispanic and I am even overwhelmed by the lack of cultural diversity.