Undergraduate Admissions

Prairie View A&M is committed to helping you realize your dreams. We have a rich history of consistently ranking as a top ten producer of African-American Engineers, Educators, Nurses, Artists and Architects to name a few. With an 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we offer 38 undergraduate and 31 graduate degrees in everything from the arts and sciences. To STEM studies, to digital media, to juvenile justice… and much more. You will graduate prepared to be a productive panther in the global marketplace.

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Additional Admission Information

  1. Limited to ONE Semester Only
  2. Completed State of Texas Common Application
  3. Pay the Non-refundable $ 40.00 Application Fee
  4. Must be in Good Academic Standing from Home Institution
  5. Completed Transient Student Affidavit (PDF Format)
  6. To enroll in classes, a student must provide a transcript

For additional information please see How to Apply for Admissions Transient Students section.

Home Schooled Students who graduate from a non-accredited high school must submit the following:

All students who graduate from an accredited High School are eligible to apply for admissions.

  • Completed of Concurrent Enrollment Admission Application (PDF File)
  • Non-refundable $ 40.00 Application Fee
  • Complete the 11th grade prior to enrollment at PVAMU
  • Minimum Test Scores:
    • Old SAT- 710 (Verbal/Math) or ACT- 15 (Composite)
    • New SAT – 800 (Total Score)
  • Parent/Guardian permission to participate
  • High School Counselor/Principal Letter of Recommendation
  • Passed all TSIA sections prior to course registration

Section 51.931 of the Texas Education Code, a Texas resident may apply for admission to the University as an undergraduate student and request that course credits or grades earned 10 or more years be deleted prior to the semester the applicant plans to enroll.

Students must submit a written request for “Academic Fresh Start” prior to course registration, to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

High-achieving high school seniors from local high schools are offered the opportunity to enroll in selected college-level classes to earn college credits. These banked college credits will not be issued until the student has graduated from high school and met the admission requirements. Students interested in this program should contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Crime Information and Statistics
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires higher education institutions to make public their campus security policies and release to the campus community crime data collected or reported. In compliance with the Clery Act, Prairie View A&M University is required to distribute this information to all current and prospective employees and students.

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report contains information about university security rules/procedures and statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Prairie View A&M University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes information regarding fire safety for student housing and fire statistics.

PVAMU’s current Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is posted on the University Police Department website. Please contact the Prairie View A&M University Police Department at 936.261.1375 for printed copies of the report.