Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU)

Prairie View, TX

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Animal Sciences
Soil Science and Agronomy

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
General Music
Music Performance
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Information Science/Studies
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric


Major Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Health Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Special Education and Teaching


Major Bachelors Masters
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Nutrition

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Health and Physical Education

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Family Practice Nurse / Nursing
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Juvenile Corrections

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Child Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Political Science and Government

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Engineering Technology/ Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer and Information Sciences

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PVAMU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.30
Retention Rate 67%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Certificate Programs

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Domestic Exchange Schools

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry

Class Sizes at Prairie View A & M University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 22%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 11%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 66%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 22%
50 - 100 Students 11%
20 - 49 Students 66%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • African American: 65
  • Caucasian: 16
  • Asian: 13
  • Latino: 3
  • Unknown and Other: 3
African American 65
Caucasian 16
Asian 13
Latino 3
Unknown and Other 3

Faculty at Prairie View A & M University

Total Faculty 476
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 17
Full-Time Professors 1,118
Male Faculty 271
Part-Time Professors 120
Women Faculty 205

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