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Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
9,248
Prairie View A & M University overview
Location Prairie View, Texas
Online pvamu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Prairie View A & M University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Prairie View, Texas, Prairie View A & M University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,802 prospective students applied, and 5,958 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,882 enrolled in the school.  7,964 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,284 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,253 plus fees of $3,846. PVAMU is ranked 884 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Prairie View A & M University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

PVAMU is rated within the lower 23% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Prairie View A & M University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Prairie View A & M University overview
SAT 870/1040
ACT 16/20
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
76.4% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$7,253
In State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,362
Other Fees$3,846
Room and Board $8,883
Budget for Other Expenses$4,320
Total One Year Cost$25,664
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,552
Out of State Costs for Prairie View A & M University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,362
Other Fees$3,846
Room and Board $8,883
Budget for Other Expenses$4,320
Total One Year Cost$40,963

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
34% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Prairie View A & M University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 20%
Business 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Engineering 10%
General Studies 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227526 IPEDS survey data for Prairie View A & M University.

Current students may use the Prairie View A & M University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.