Prairie View A&M University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Most Desirable School

Historically black university located in Prairie View, Texas, United States

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About Prairie View A&M University

According to Wikipedia, Prairie View A&M University is a public historically black land-grant university in Prairie View, Texas. Founded in 1876, it is one of Texas's two land-grant universities and the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the state. It offers baccalaureate degrees in 50 academic majors, 37 master's degrees and four doctoral degree programs through eight colleges and the School of Architecture. PVAMU is the largest HBCU in the state of Texas and the third largest HBCU in the United States. PVAMU is a member of the Texas A&M University System and Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Prairie View A&M University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
7,802 76% 37% 955 18

How Much Does Prairie View A&M University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,253 $3,846

How Much Do Prairie View A&M University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Prairie View A&M University, then you can expect to earn an average of $40,700 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Prairie View A&M University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
8,621 7,965 656

Where is Prairie View A&M University?

Prairie View A&M University is located at FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View TX 77446

How Safe is Prairie View A&M University?

Prairie View has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Prairie View A&M University Known For?

Prairie View A&M University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Prairie View A&M University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Prairie View A&M University's Most Influential Alumni?

Prairie View A&M University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Nursing. Here are some of Prairie View A&M University's most famous alumni:

Emanuel Cleaver
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Frederick D. Patterson
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Inez Beverly Prosser
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David L. Brewer III
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Megan Thee Stallion
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Craig Watkins
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Calvin Waller
Calvin Waller
A United States Army general.