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The University of Texas – Pan American

Also known as UT Rio Grande Valley

1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX

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The University of Texas - Pan American is a public institution located in Edinburg, TX and provides a large number of program options for students. UT-Pan American has an annual student enrollment of nearly nineteen thousand.

Students can choose from a few areas of study, including:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Students may take either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions to The University of Texas - Pan American. A score in a range of 1240 - 1570 on the SAT, or 17 - 21 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. UT-Pan American has an acceptance rate of 70 percent of which only 56 percent chose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at utpa.edu.

Tuition & fees at UT-Pan American are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs around $5,500 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $14,000 annually. Housing is available for students, and generally costs approximately $3,700 for the year. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at The University of Texas - Pan American through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Contact information, academics information, programs, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.utpa.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the students The University of Texas – Pan American accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at The University of Texas – Pan American is around 29,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 15% enrolling as graduate students and 86% as undergraduate students.

$4,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $5,800-$7,000
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $15,000-$18,220
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $360-$430 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $750-$890 per unit
  • Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$7,906
Receiving Student Loans25%$3,958
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, The University of Texas – Pan American may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The University of Texas – Pan American has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 39%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years15%
Graduating in 6 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

The University of Texas – Pan American is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Western Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Western Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Western Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    82.24%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    90%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    22:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    10

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $7,033