PO Box 519, MS# 1009,Prairie View, TX 77446 936-261-3500
http://www.pvamu.edu admissions@pvamu.edu
About Prairie View A&M University
  • Year of Foundation 1876
  • Size of Campus 1388 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation N/A
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,702
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 8%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,884 in-state, $14,376 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,064
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 6,712
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land grant institution by federal statute.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alph Phi Sigma, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Kappa Chi, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Sigma Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fest & Homecoming week activities, Step Show (Fall & Spring Semesters), Student Leaderships Institute, King & Queen Pageants, Poetry Night (ie. Panther Lounge, Coffee/Java House), Pantherland Day, Monthly cultural Events (ie. Black History Month , H
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Movement, Catholics on Campus, Newmann Association, Church of Christ Student, Fellowship of College Christian Students, Wesley Foundation
  • Number of frats 11
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Minorities in Agriculture, National Association of Black Accountants, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, National Association of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers, League of United Latin American Citizens, Nati
  • Number of sororities 10
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Distance to nearest airport HOUSTON (51), `
  • Distance to nearest train HOUSTON (49)
  • Distance to nearest bus HOUSTON (42)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 57%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 43%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 44
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (39%), apartment for single students (61%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 50%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of e-books 33,234
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 471
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Manuscript & Archive, Machine Readable Material, Graphic Material,
  • Number Of Books in Library 347,477
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Observatory, Medical Library, Music Library
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 830
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 29
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 690,429
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,839
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs ExxonMobil, Raytheon, Shell, Caterpillars, Enterprises Rent-A-Car, Omaha Public Power, Walgreens, Accenture, Schlumberger, The Boeing Co.
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 51%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,120
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 46%
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural