College Profile: The University of Texas at El Paso
UTEP is located in El Paso, Texas, on the border between the United States and Mexico. UTEP students live and study in the world's largest binational metropolitan area, pursuing cultural, social, and academic opportunities not available on most university campuses.
UTEP has been an important part of the El Paso community since it was founded as the Texas School of Mines and Metallurgy more than 90 years ago.
The University of Texas at El Paso is dedicated to the advancement of the El Paso region through education, creative and artistic production, and the generation, interpretation, application and dissemination of knowledge. UTEP embraces its role as an intellectual, cultural and socioeconomic asset to the region, offering programs to meet human resource needs and contribute to the quality of life.
As a public university, UTEP is committed to providing access and opportunity to the people of the El Paso region and the State of Texas. UTEP’s mission of ensuring access is coupled with a commitment to excellence reflected in rigorous programs, which prepare students to make significant contributions to their professions, their communities and the world.
With more than 170 organizations ranging from academic/professional to social and service groups, we’re sure you’ll find a way to get involved. In fact, students who are involved in campus activities do better academically. You’ll also find programs and offices that focus on helping you make the transition to college life, pay for school, study and enhance your university experience. Use the links on this page to explore student life at UTEP.
915-747-5204 (financial aid)
||Public, 4-year or above|
||20,000 and above|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||No
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The University of Texas at El Paso Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
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||Student Body Size||Yes
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||No
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
All Academic Programs
- Music Theory and Composition.
- Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
- Clinical Psychology.
- Experimental Psychology.
- Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
- Materials Engineering.
- Industrial Engineering.
- Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
- Health Teacher Education.
- Manufacturing Engineering.
- Music, General.
- Public Relations/Image Management.
- Social Work.
- Pathology/Experimental Pathology.
- Business/Commerce, General.
- Computer Science.
- Civil Engineering, General.
- English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
- Business/Managerial Economics.
- Music Performance, General.
- Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering.
- Information Science/Studies.
- Microbiology, General.
- Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner.
- Physics, General.
- Geology/Earth Science, General.
- Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
- Clinical Nurse Specialist.
- Art Teacher Education.
- Environmental Science.
- Creative Writing.
- Geophysics and Seismology.
- Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
- Curriculum and Instruction.
- Mass Communication/Media Studies.
- Graphic Design.
- Computer and Information Sciences, General.
- Metal and Jewelry Arts.
- Chemistry, General.
- French Language and Literature.
- Spanish Language and Literature.
- Metallurgical Engineering.
- History, General.
- Physical Therapy/Therapist.
- Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
- Education, General.
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
- Psychology, General.
- Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
- Health and Physical Education, General.
- Comparative Literature.
- Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
- History, Other.
- Piano and Organ.
- Operations Management and Supervision.
- Art/Art Studies, General.
- Public Administration.
- Reading Teacher Education.
- Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
- Business Administration and Management, General.
- Latin American Studies.
- Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
- Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
- Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN).
- Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
- Statistics, General.
- Computer Engineering, General.
- Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
- Finance, General.
- Political Science and Government, General.
- Technical and Business Writing.
- Special Education and Teaching, General.
- Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
- Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD).
- Mathematics, General.
- Management Information Systems, General.
- Dance, General.
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