Prairie View A & M UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Prairie View, Texas Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$10,786

Avg in-state tuition

$25,654

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Prairie View, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,940, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 80%. The university offers 41 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 36%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,786, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $25,654.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

80% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 80%

Retention Rate 66%

Graduation Rate 36%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 870-1040

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-20

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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65%

Female Student Population

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

9k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

83%

Hispanic

9%

White

2%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

69% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

69%

State Grant Aid

48%

Institution Grant Aid

55%

Pell Grant

69%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,518
State Grant Aid $5,867
Institution Grant Aid $5,739
Pell Grant Aid $5,003
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.