Prairie View A & M University

Acceptance Rate 80 %
SAT Average 955
Tuition & Fees $26,398
Student Population 9,516
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,271

Academic Overview

Prairie View A & M University Campus, Prairie View, TX
Prairie View A & M University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Prairie View, Texas. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $11,099 for Texas residents and $26,398 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,516 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 80% and the graduation rate is 36% last year.
The salary after graduation from Prairie View A & M University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Prairie View A & M University are $11,099 for Texas residents and $26,398 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,851 for in-state students and $17,071 for out-of-state students.
Prairie View A & M University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at PVAMU. The acceptance rate of PVAMU is 80% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 35%. The average graduation rate is 36% and the transfer-out rate is 31%. The average received amount of financial aid is $10,271 and 83% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,516 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Prairie View A & M University is 80 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Prairie View A & M University is 36 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Prairie View A & M University is 31 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Prairie View A & M University is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Prairie View A & M University is 9,516
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Prairie View A & M University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,271 at Prairie View A & M University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

PVAMU offers 71 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree410
Master's Degree253
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship50

Special Learning Opportunities

Prairie View A & M University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,270)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $2,839)

Veterans Benefits

Prairie View A & M University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges