Admissions and New Student, 1201 W. Univer, Edinburg, TX 78541-2999 956-381-2999
http://www.utpa.edu admissions@panam.edu
About University of Texas-Pan American
  • Year of Foundation 1927
  • Size of Campus 330 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 14,942
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58% 42% 0.4%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,305 In state, $10,049 Out of state
  • Room and Board $6,038
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 15,064
The University of Texas-Pan American, a Hispanic serving institution, is in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, the southern tip of Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley. UTPA is located in Edinburg, Texas, approximately 10 miles north of the US/Mexico border and 75 miles northwest of South Padre Island. UTPA provides program specific classes in Rio Grande City, McAllen and South Padre Island in addition to those offered through the online learning center.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Cinco de Mayo, Bronc Roundup, Movies, Spirit Week, Global Week, Student Services Fair, Volunteer Recruitment Fair, Health Week, and HESTEC.
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport McAllen (15), Harlingen (35)
  • Distance to nearest train San Antonio (250)
  • Distance to nearest bus Edinburg (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 3%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
Campus Services
  • Museums N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 8,838
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,072,265
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 289,929
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 573,803
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 26,436
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • 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)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,602
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town