Facts about PVAMU

  • Second oldest public institution in Texas
  • A member of the Texas A&M University System
  • 40 miles northwest of the 4th largest city in the U.S. – Houston
  • Average student population – 8250
  • Average undergraduate student age is 21; master’s degree – 33
  • More than 90% of our total student enrollment are in-state residents
  • More than 50 % of the undergraduate student population live on-campus
  • Diverse student population including international students
  • 50 baccalaureate degrees, 37 master’s degree and 4 doctoral degrees
  • Student to teacher ratio is 18:1
  • NCAA Division 1and SWAC membership
  • Athletic Programs consists of 18 sports (10 for women and 8 for men)
  • Top Ten Feeder High Schools are located in Houston, Dallas, Beaumont and Port Arthur
  • International recognition for Agricultural Research, Architecture, Biology, Business, Education, Engineering, Juvenile Justice and Nursing
  • Prairie View A&M University ranks no. 27 on BLACK ENTERPRISE list of the 50 Best Colleges & Universities for African Americans
  • All programs are fully accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • 100% passing ratio for the College of Nursing graduates licensure

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