Top Ten Reasons to attend PVAMU


    1. MBA Program

      The College of Business is internationally known, and offers an excellent MBA program.

      All programs in the College of Business are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This highly-coveted accreditation is considered worldwide as the “gold standard” for Business Colleges. This accreditation ensures continuous improvement in what we do, and assures prospective employers that you have received an outstanding management education.

      MBA Program Online Option Prairie View A&M University now offers MBA courses for working adults no matter where they work or live. Students may take courses that satisfy the degree requirements for the master of business administration program completely online, in the classroom, or using a combination of both methods of instruction, depending on their needs. Director:Dr. John Dyck Phone:936.261.9215 Fax: 936.261.9232

    2. Top Engineers


      PVAMU has a legacy of producing top engineer’s

      College of Engineering has an established reputation for producing engineers who have made huge contributions to many of America’s FORTUNE 500 companies, in local communities and across the world. The College has built its reputation on the quality of its research and the opportunities it affords its students and faculty, through partnerships with organizations such as NASA, Shell Oil Company, Exxon Mobil Oil Company, the U.S. Dept. of Defense and Texas Instruments.

    3. Undergraduate Medical Academy

      The Undergraduate Medical Academy exceeds the national average of students accepted into Medical School

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      The Undergraduate Medical Academy, prepares students for medical school through an enriched curriculum and opportunities for research with basic scientist and clinical faculty at medical school throughout Texas. In Spring 2009, 71.4 percent of our students were accepted into Medical School. 

      State Nursing Exam

    4. Consistent record of students passing State Nursing Exam

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      The College of Nursing has produced many distinguished graduates who have received local, regional, and national recognition for their accomplishments as professional nurses. The exemplary performance of Prairie View A&M College of Nursing graduates has earned them positions in many capacities to include staff nurses, inventors, occupational health nurses, researchers, tenured professors, schools of nursing administrators, entrepreneurs, and CEOs of major companies, to name a few.

    5. Convenient

      PVAMU is very convenient.

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      Students can access the University’s program through a variety of channels. The University’s main campus is located just 45 miles NW of Houston. The University’s College of Nursing is located in the Texas Medical Center and several graduate courses are offered at the newest academic facility in Northwest Houston.

      Classes can also be taken online via distance learning. FAQs

    6. College of Education

      College of Education is experienced in Educational Leadership

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      Known for producing outstanding teachers, principals, and education administrators, graduates from the college are trained to lead, administer and improve education at all levels of learning. Students are equipped to serve as skilled teachers, counselors, school and district administrators amongst other roles in education.

    7. State of the Art, Modern Facilities

      Students live and learn in State of the Art, Modern Facilities

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      Recently the University has opened several state of the art facilities. Each equipped with modern technology and space to accommodate the University’s growing needs. The School of Architecture housed in a three story, 105,000 square-foot building. The building, named for alumnae Nathelyne Archie Kennedy, offers unique teaching areas within its central atrium canyon space and galleries. The facility provides greater exposure and visibility to the architecture, art, construction science and community development programs. (Include Photo)

      The Don K. Clark Building, home of the College of Juvenile Justice, Psychology and Texas Crime Prevention Center is located on the far end of the campus and features a psychology clinic, a mock courtroom and an auditorium, as well as administrative offices which support and circulation spaces. (Include Photo) The Electrical Engineering Building designed by Kell Munoz Architects is equipped with state-of –the art equipment and features a virtually exciting back elevation comprised of framed glass. This building accommodates the University’s growing research laboratories and engineering education programs. (Include Photo) The College of Nursing’s leading edge 12-story nursing educational facility is located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. The facility is equipped with the latest technology and houses the College’s Office of Student Affairs, several student learning spaces, distance education classrooms, human simulation laboratories, skills laboratories, and computer facilities. (Include Photo)

    8. Home of Champions

      PVAMU Athletic Program has ranked as one of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s (SWAC) elite

      PVAMU Athletic Program has ranked as one of the Southwestern Athletic Conference's (SWAC) elite

      Over the past four years, the PVAMU Athletic Program has ranked as one of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s (SWAC) elite. In 2006-07, Prairie View A&M received the school’s first-ever Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) C.D. Henry Award, symbolic of overall excellence among the SWAC’s male sponsored sports. Overall, the PVAMU Athletics program finished in second place for the Dr. James Frank Commissioner’s Cup Award and third for the Barbara Jacket-Sadie Magee Award. Since the 2006-07 sports year, Prairie View A&M has won SWAC Championships in women’s basketball (2007-2009), men’s cross country (2006), football (2009), men’s indoor track (2007-2008), men’s outdoor track (2008), men’s tennis (2010) and women’s volleyball (2006).

      Men’s Sports Women Sports
      Football (2009 SWAC Champions) Soccer
      Basketball Basketball (2009 National Invitational Tournament Champions)
      In-Door Track In-Door Track
      Out-Door Track Out-Door Track
      Cross-Country Cross-Country
      Tennis (2010 SWAC Champion) Tennis
      Baseball Softball
      Golf Golf

    9. Small Classes

      Small classes and great teachers

      At Prairie View A&M University instructors are able to provide students with personal academic attention, because classes are not over populated. Students are able to form close knitted relationship with professors.

    10. Beautiful Campus

      Beautiful campus, come out to see for yourself!

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      Thank you for your continued interest in Prairie View A&M University! We are located 45 minutes from Houston. The Office of Recruitment is now offering campus tours to better serve you. Please see below for further details: Campus Tour Includes:

      • Explore our Historical Campus
      • Tour of University College (Freshman Housing) or University Village (Transfer)
      • Visit to the Memorial Student Center Lunch (optional $6.75)
      • Campus Tour Request Form

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