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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend UTEP.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at UTEP. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend UTEP and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend UTEP in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at UTEP.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at UTEP – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at UTEP and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at UTEP finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UTEP.

The University of Texas at El Paso

Since its beginnings as a small mining school in 1914, UTEP has been committed to providing access and excellence to those seeking a higher education. Today, the University is a renowned Hispanic-serving institution that offers more than 160 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Founded in 1914 as a small school of mines and metallurgy with fewer than 30 students, The University of Texas at El Paso has become an internationally recognized research and doctoral university with nearly 23,000 students and more than 100,000 alumni. Led by an acclaimed faculty, UTEP is a renowned Hispanic-serving institution that offers more than 160 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The University is lauded annually by major magazines for its business, engineering and health sciences programs and in 2012 was ranked #12 overall by Washington Monthly magazine and #1 for student social mobility. Architecturally and geographically distinctive, UTEP is located in the Chihuahuan Desert along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Living in the UTEP Community

The University of Texas at El Paso students live and study in one of the world’s largest binational metropolitan areas, taking advantage of cultural, social and academic opportunities unique to the U.S.-Mexico border region.

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Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP enrolls nearly 23,000 students, a majority of whom are Hispanic and many who are the first in their families to attend college. The University’s research expenditures are nearly $80 million annually and UTEP maintains the lowest net cost of any research university in the country. Ranked #1 in the nation for improving the social mobility of its students and #12 overall by Washington Monthly magazine, UTEP is dedicated to becoming the first national research university serving a 21st century student demographic.