Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View A & M University, also referred to as PVAMU, was established in 1876, and is a historically black university in Prairie View, Texas. It is a member of the Texas A & M University System, offering enrollment to more than 8,000 students. The university awards baccalaureate degrees in over 50 academic majors, more than 30 master's degrees and several doctoral degree programs.

Prarie View has nine colleges and schools which are:

  • College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology
  • College of Nursing
  • Graduate School
  • School of Architecture

Prairie View A & M University sponsors a large number of varsity and intramural sports programs. The athletics teams are called the Panthers, and they participate in sports including baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field and volleyball.

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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