Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU)

Prairie View, TX

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Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University Student Essentials

Prairie View A & M University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Panthers
Nickname: PVAMU
Website: www.pvamu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,404
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,828
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 9,699
Year Established: 1876

About PVAMU

Prairie View A & M is a well-established university with a reputation for high quality academics.

Located in Prairie View, TX, Prairie View is part of the Texas A & M University system. Prairie View offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 45 academic disiplines as well as over 35 master’s programs and four doctoral programs.

Prairie View is especially well-known for its programs in engineering and business which received top rankings from U.S. News and World Report.
Its nursing and education programs, two of its oldest, also come with a reputation for excellence.

In addition, at one of Prairie View’s nine schools one may pursue degrees in agriculture, architecture, and the arts and sciences.

Student services at Prairie View include free tutoring in everything from trigonometry to organic chemistry to Spanish.

Career services include workshops, job fairs and counseling for students as well as services for prospective employers.

Prairie View is committed to students of all backgrounds having the same level of access to higher education. Prairie View therefore offers a number of scholarships, including one for adult students in transition. There are also loan, work-study and grant options. Any of these options are available to those who qualify.

PVAMU Map & Location

Prairie View A & M University
FM 1098 Road & University Drive
Prairie View, TX 77446


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Getting Around PVAMU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Prairie View, TX

Winter
Dec
63
38
Jan
62
36
Feb
65
40
Spring
Mar
72
47
Apr
80
54
May
86
62
Summer
Jun
92
69
Jul
95
71
Aug
97
70
Fall
Sep
91
64
Oct
82
55
Nov
72
47

PVAMU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,687
Freshman Class 2,640
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 9,699

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 87%
  • Caucasian: 2%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 6%
African American 87%
Caucasian 2%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%
Full-Time 61%
Part-Time 39%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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