The University of Texas at El Paso

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world rank  629

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University Overview

Established in 1914, The University of Texas at El Paso is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of El Paso (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UTEP
Founded 1914
Motto Scientia et Humanitas
Science and Humanities
Colours Orange and blue

University Location

Address 500 W. University Avenue
El Paso (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
79968-0691 Texas
United States
T +1 (915) 747 5000
F +1 (915) 747 5111

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 500 West University Avenue
El Paso 79968
+1 (915) 747 5890

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Texas at El Paso's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Council for Public Health Education CEPH
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education CACREP
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration NASPAA
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists ASHP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The University of Texas System
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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