The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 20,008
Graduate Enrollment: 3,938
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 99.98%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 40.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 10.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2019 Median Admit SAT: 1,035


2019 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 66.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 4.5%
Black: 2.1%
Hispanic: 87.2%
Asian: 0.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 0.8%
Non-resident alien: 3.8%
Unknown race: 0.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $18,962
In-State tuition: $9,744
Out-of-State tuition: $25,152

Estimated books and supplies: $1,632 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,496 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,382 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,192 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,382 (2022)

Average Family Income: $36,203 (2017)
Median Family Income: $23,733 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 57.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 32.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $191 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,158
$30k-48k $10,106
$48k-75k $13,024
$75k-110k $16,100
$110k+ $17,651

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 18%
6-year graduation rate: 45%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $13,096 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 56.6% (2015)
@3 year 63.0% (2017)
@5 year 69.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 40.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 39.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,819 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,538 (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)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 10
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 9 $60,635 ($5,053) $51,873 ($4,323)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 4
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 8 $52,536 ($4,378) $53,913 ($4,493)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 16 $52,290 ($4,358)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 11
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 2
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 7
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 60 $16,293 $173 $53,887 ($4,491) $69,228 ($5,769)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 11
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 5
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 24 $304 $86,003 ($7,167)
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 92 $18,500 $189 $71,655 ($5,971) $88,692 ($7,391)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 13
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 10
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 3
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 9
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 231 $18,875 $174 $60,093 ($5,008) $83,398 ($6,950)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 28 $89,159 ($7,430) $87,686 ($7,307)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Metallurgical Engineering. 24 $20,490 $217 $63,492 ($5,291)
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 29 $89,687 ($7,474)
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 296 $19,381 $199 $28,829 ($2,402) $43,145 ($3,595)
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 10
Master's Degree Public Administration. 35 $57,759 ($4,813)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 34 $15,500 $172 $34,153 ($2,846) $38,397 ($3,200)
Master's Degree Social Work. 31 $43,737 ($3,645) $54,260 ($4,522)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 13
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 5
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 39
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 47 $21,097 $219 $25,109 ($2,092) $38,690 ($3,224)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 20 $22,328 $237 $24,518 ($2,043) $41,380 ($3,448)
Master's Degree Sociology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 4
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 76 $19,778 $196 $17,799 ($1,483) $28,989 ($2,416)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 23 $14,612 $158 $52,503 ($4,375)
Master's Degree Music. 7
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 18 $24,000 $254
Doctoral Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 4
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 15 $67,398 ($5,617) $76,228 ($6,352)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 26 $21,944 $223 $50,388 ($4,199) $50,758 ($4,230)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 18 $548 $45,776 ($3,815)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 64 $24,250 $244 $29,747 ($2,479) $35,691 ($2,974)
Master's Degree Public Health. 13
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 8
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 44 $383 $57,934 ($4,828) $56,436 ($4,703)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 31
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 369 $21,379 $198 $64,336 ($5,361) $71,055 ($5,921)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 242 $466 $101,131 ($8,428) $112,696 ($9,391)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 17
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 19 $29,759 ($2,480) $33,232 ($2,769)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 207 $16,437 $177 $33,749 ($2,812) $39,914 ($3,326)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 12 $17,477 ($1,456)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Master's Degree Area Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 21
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 20
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 70 $21,737 $220 $20,161 ($1,680) $37,225 ($3,102)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 85 $22,000 $214 $30,948 ($2,579) $40,270 ($3,356)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 117 $23,250 $211 $74,349 ($6,196) $78,299 ($6,525)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 4
Doctoral Degree Computer Science. 2
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 104 $443 $54,292 ($4,524) $54,664 ($4,555)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 7
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 61 $369 $55,313 ($4,609) $59,484 ($4,957)
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 48 $15,552 $171 $57,857 ($4,821) $62,454 ($5,205)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 8
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 23 $16,502 $175
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 15 $24,050 $252 $26,644 ($2,220) $41,963 ($3,497)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 58 $22,500 $231 $28,356 ($2,363) $42,603 ($3,550)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 17
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 25 $429 $50,748 ($4,229) $43,847 ($3,654)
Doctoral Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 247 $18,479 $190 $22,803 ($1,900) $42,562 ($3,547)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 49 $16,322 $179 $17,881 ($1,490) $38,747 ($3,229)
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 35 $18,531 $201 $24,475 ($2,040) $47,183 ($3,932)
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 6
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 36 $17,195 $192 $49,762 ($4,147) $52,326 ($4,361)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 7
Master's Degree Statistics. 6
Master's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 6
Master's Degree Natural Sciences. 4
Master's Degree Computational Science. 15
Doctoral Degree Computational Science. 4
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 451 $22,512 $221 $43,242 ($3,604) $46,850 ($3,904)
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 81 $58,188 ($4,849) $69,816 ($5,818)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 161 $21,049 $211 $23,442 ($1,954) $44,116 ($3,676)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 15
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10 $32,783 ($2,732)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 15
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 14
Master's Degree Physics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 205 $18,195 $190 $24,495 ($2,041) $36,584 ($3,049)
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 7
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 85 $361 $59,693 ($4,974) $82,318 ($6,860)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 185 $17,893 $186 $34,740 ($2,895) $49,940 ($4,162)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 49 $189 $56,053 ($4,671) $71,884 ($5,990)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 16 $51,573 ($4,298)
Master's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 120 $16,510 $169 $36,163 ($3,014) $46,343 ($3,862)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 10
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 39 $19,403 $201 $35,251 ($2,938) $50,548 ($4,212)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 77 $16,551 $159 $33,836 ($2,820) $48,227 ($4,019)
Master's Degree Construction Management. 35 $256 $71,939 ($5,995)
Bachelor's Degree History. 40 $25,125 $239 $32,733 ($2,728) $40,216 ($3,351)
Master's Degree History. 10
Doctoral Degree History. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $82,728
Full time faculty: 70%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 20.0

School's endowment start of year: $278,287,474 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $364,698,907 (2022)