Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,444
Graduate Enrollment: 956
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Historically Black College/University
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 77%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 33.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 966
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 840 - 1050

2022 Median Admit ACT: 19
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 20

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 73.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 56.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 43.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 32.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 1.1%
Black: 85.8%
Hispanic: 7.9%
Asian: 1.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.4%
Unknown race: 0.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $25,513
In-State tuition: $11,299
Out-of-State tuition: $26,874

Estimated books and supplies: $1,380 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,957 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,375 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $7,795 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,375 (2022)

Average Family Income: $43,652 (2017)
Median Family Income: $28,812 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 64.4%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 67.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $11,643
$30k-48k $13,307
$48k-75k $17,165
$75k-110k $21,004
$110k+ $21,194

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 15%
6-year graduation rate: 42%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $16,847 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,600 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 42.0% (2015)
@3 year 48.8% (2017)
@5 year 58.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 21.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 22.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,863 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,616 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 35 $28,500 $294 $33,447 ($2,787) $33,817 ($2,818)
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 40 $30,429 $318 $38,170 ($3,181) $51,200 ($4,267)
Master's Degree Architecture. 25 $271 $51,468 ($4,289)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 9
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 51 $29,750 $294 $24,439 ($2,037) $37,494 ($3,125)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 23 $28,064 $290 $80,128 ($6,677)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 27
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 10
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 29 $436 $59,737 ($4,978) $60,846 ($5,071)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 7
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 7
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 21 $398 $39,981 ($3,332)
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 23 $327 $75,834 ($6,320)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 49 $28,500 $297 $30,692 ($2,558) $40,281 ($3,357)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 44 $517 $49,127 ($4,094) $54,475 ($4,540)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 90 $26,750 $265 $29,215 ($2,435) $42,752 ($3,563)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 10
Doctoral Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 37 $31,750 $327 $36,112 ($3,009) $42,875 ($3,573)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 14 $23,538 $247
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 10
Master's Degree Sociology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 9
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 9 $45,835 ($3,820)
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 85 $29,457 $307 $25,271 ($2,106) $34,103 ($2,842)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 120 $27,392 $243 $72,665 ($6,055) $84,269 ($7,022)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 41 $426 $101,270 ($8,439) $107,361 ($8,947)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 49 $31,000 $327 $35,847 ($2,987) $36,949 ($3,079)
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 45 $33,000 $314 $56,042 ($4,670) $86,785 ($7,232)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 15 $54,339 ($4,528) $71,276 ($5,940)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 11
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 34 $28,081 $265 $82,516 ($6,876) $90,895 ($7,575)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 13
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 67 $31,000 $305 $63,100 ($5,258)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 26 $31,000 $329 $51,852 ($4,321) $60,575 ($5,048)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 1
Master's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 20 $522 $39,972 ($3,331) $50,000 ($4,167)
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 61 $31,000 $308 $27,371 ($2,281) $41,030 ($3,419)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 55 $31,000 $318 $43,784 ($3,649) $46,718 ($3,893)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 82 $28,621 $286 $21,011 ($1,751) $39,074 ($3,256)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 12
Master's Degree Chemistry. 6
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 50 $472 $70,580 ($5,882) $68,911 ($5,743)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 30 $29,061 $290 $41,913 ($3,493) $55,300 ($4,608)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 33 $312 $57,666 ($4,806) $65,897 ($5,491)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 18 $35,414 $345
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 7 $42,812 ($3,568)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 21 $33,000 $317 $46,325 ($3,860) $50,889 ($4,241)
Bachelor's Degree History. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $74,772
Full time faculty: 87%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $86,536,536 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $148,586,258 (2022)