Public University

17,514 students

The University of Texas at El Paso, a public university located in El Paso, has 17,514 students enrolled. 6,240 prospective students applied in 2013. 6,228 (100 percent) of those students were admitted and 3,033 (49 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $7,255 in 2013 for in-state students, compared to $19,175 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 390 to 500 on critical reading and 420 to 530 on math.

The University of Texas at El Paso is represented by Congressional District 16, Marisa Márquez in Texas House District 77, and José R. Rodríguez in Texas Senate District 29

500 West University Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79968
(915) 747-5000

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
Year Applicants Admitted Enrolled
2007 8,335 8,061 (96.7%) 2,679 (33.2%)
2008 5,147 5,098 (96.7%) 2,309 (33.2%)
2009 5,548 5,492 (99.0%) 2,555 (45.3%)
2010 5,809 5,742 (99.0%) 2,516 (46.5%)
2011 5,229 5,187 (98.8%) 2,711 (43.8%)
2012 5,697 5,687 (99.2%) 2,924 (52.3%)
2013 6,240 6,228 (99.8%) 3,033 (48.6%)
2007200820092010201120122013
Applicants 8,3355,1475,5485,8095,2295,6976,240
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
8,061 (96.7%)5,098 (96.7%)5,492 (99.0%)5,742 (99.0%)5,187 (98.8%)5,687 (99.2%)6,228 (99.8%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
2,679 (33.2%)2,309 (33.2%)2,555 (45.3%)2,516 (46.5%)2,711 (43.8%)2,924 (52.3%)3,033 (48.6%)
Applicants, admitted and enrolled students by year

Students

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
Year Scores (25th percentile - 75th percentile)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Fall 2007 380 - 500 400 - 520 N/A
Fall 2008 390 - 510 410 - 530 N/A
Fall 2009 390 - 500 400 - 520 N/A
Fall 2010 390 - 500 410 - 520 N/A
Fall 2011 390 - 510 420 - 530 N/A
Fall 2012 390 - 490 420 - 530 N/A
Fall 2013 390 - 500 420 - 530 N/A
2007200820092010201120122013
Critical Reading 380 - 500390 - 510390 - 500390 - 500390 - 510390 - 490390 - 500
Math 400 - 520410 - 530400 - 520410 - 520420 - 530420 - 530420 - 530
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Critical reading, math and writing SAT scores of the 25th–75th percentile by year
(writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)

Sections

Enrollment

Number of full-time equivalent students enrolled
2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 14,57314,66814,81115,19415,25915,44715,93916,84117,56417,514
Full-Time 11,95511,95412,21112,11412,22212,68713,45214,27914,119
Part-Time 6,9637,3147,6318,0408,2368,3248,6548,3618,630

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
White 25.0%25.0%23.3%21.8%20.2%18.9%17.6%16.6%14.8%14.0%12.7%12.8%12.3%11.8%11.0%10.5%10.1%10.4%10.0%9.3%9.5%9.1%
Black 2.7%2.7%2.8%2.8%2.9%2.7%2.5%2.3%2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%2.5%2.8%2.7%2.8%3.0%2.8%2.7%2.7%2.7%
Hispanic 62.1%62.1%62.7%64.4%65.1%66.1%67.4%68.2%69.5%69.3%71.1%71.0%71.7%72.4%72.8%73.6%75.1%76.1%76.2%77.5%77.4%79.4%
Asian 1.3%1.3%1.5%1.5%1.5%1.6%1.4%1.5%1.4%1.3%1.3%1.2%1.2%1.2%1.2%1.1%1.2%1.3%1.2%1.1%0.9%0.9%
Pacific Islander *******************0.1%0.1%0.2%
Native 0.3%0.3%0.4%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.3%0.3%0.2%0.2%
Multiracial ******************0.1%0.3%0.4%0.5%
International 8.5%8.5%9.3%9.2%9.9%10.4%10.8%11.0%11.6%12.7%12.3%12.2%11.7%11.1%11.1%11.4%10.2%8.7%8.4%7.4%6.9%6.3%
Unknown ************0.5%0.7%1.0%0.5%0.4%0.3%1.0%1.3%1.8%0.5%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
1999 $2,244 $7,428 $546 $5,165
2000 $2,541 $7,917 $546 $5,165
2001 $2,556 $7,660 $700 $4,120
2002 $2,796 $8,068 $842 $4,120
2003 $2,964 $8,668 $892 $2,865
2004 $3,806 $10,098 $840 $4,095
2005 $4,000 $10,674 $890 $3,942
2006 $4,302 $10,952 $890 $4,185
2007 $5,610 $13,988 $890 $4,185
2008 $6,121 $14,621 $890 $4,185
2009 $6,223 $14,583 $1,064 $8,344
2010 $6,731 $16,101 $1,092 $8,425
2011 $7,065 $16,525 $1,132 $8,692
2012 $7,214 $17,814 $1,160 $8,924
2013 $7,255 $19,175 $1,186 $9,080
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
In-State Tuition $2,244 $2,541 $2,556 $2,796 $2,964 $3,806 $4,000 $4,302 $5,610 $6,121 $6,223 $6,731 $7,065 $7,214 $7,255
Out-Of-State Tuition $7,428 $7,917 $7,660 $8,068 $8,668 $10,098 $10,674 $10,952 $13,988 $14,621 $14,583 $16,101 $16,525 $17,814 $19,175
Books & Supplies $546 $546 $700 $842 $892 $840 $890 $890 $890 $890 $1,064 $1,092 $1,132 $1,160 $1,186
Room & Board $5,165 $5,165 $4,120 $4,120 $2,865 $4,095 $3,942 $4,185 $4,185 $4,185 $8,344 $8,425 $8,692 $8,924 $9,080
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 1999 2.60% 13.70% 26.40%
FY 2000 2.90% 15.10% 24.70%
FY 2001 2.70% 15.20% 28.50%
FY 2002 4.10% 14.50% 27.00%
FY 2003 4.90% 16.70% 28.40%
FY 2004 4.40% 19.20% 29.70%
FY 2005 4.60% 18.40% 31.60%
FY 2006 4.80% 19.90% 31.50%
FY 2007 5.30% 18.50% 31.90%
FY 2008 8.00% 21.90% 33.80%
FY 2009 10.00% 24.20% 35.00%
FY 2010 11.50% 26.80% 37.40%
FY 2011 13.00% 30.40% 38.40%
FY 2012 12.90% 32.20% 41.20%
FY 2013 12.70% 31.50% 43.30%
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
4-Year 2.60%2.90%2.70%4.10%4.90%4.40%4.60%4.80%5.30%8.00%10.00%11.50%13.00%12.90%12.70%
5-Year 13.70%15.10%15.20%14.50%16.70%19.20%18.40%19.90%18.50%21.90%24.20%26.80%30.40%32.20%31.50%
6-Year 26.40%24.70%28.50%27.00%28.40%29.70%31.60%31.50%31.90%33.80%35.00%37.40%38.40%41.20%43.30%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations