The University Of Texas At El Paso

The University Of Texas At El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso, or UTEP, is a public, coeducational university located on the northern bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas. It was established in 1914 as The Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy. UTEP is a member of the University of Texas System and the largest university in the nation with a majority Mexican-American student population. UTEP is subdivided into several colleges::

  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science
  • School of Nursing
  • University College

The athletic teams of UTEP are nicknamed the Miners. Their official mascot is called the Paydirt Pete.

The following statement has been provided to CityTownInfo by the University:

The University of Texas at El Paso, or UTEP, is located in El Paso, Texas, one of the largest binational communities in the world. UTEP is a public institution in the University of Texas System.

UTEP is home to a majority Hispanic population of students, many of whom are among the first in their families to attend college.

The University prides itself on the multi-cultural setting, and its long history of fostering diversity these characteristics make the campus of more than 21,000 students one of the most friendly and welcoming university settings anywhere.

Since its beginnings, UTEP has been committed to providing both access and excellence to those seeking a higher education. Today, the University offers more than 80 bachelor's, 85 master's and 16 doctoral degrees, with others in development.

With more than $50 million in annual research spending, UTEP is dedicated to becoming one of Texas' next Tier One research universities. It is a designation that will boost the region's economy and quality of life, while offering a wealth of research opportunities for students, both undergraduate and graduate. To this end, the campus is transforming as UTEP makes unprecedented investments in its research and academic infrastructure.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
Environmental Science
Latin American Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Women's Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Construction Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Applied Linguistics
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing
Rhetoric And Composition
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Molecular Biochemistry
Microbiology, General
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Natural Sciences
Computational Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics And Seismology
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Experimental Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Public Administration
Social Work
Dance, General
Graphic Design
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Musical Theatre
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Metal And Jewelry Arts
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Music Management
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
History, General
History, Other
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

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

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