Prairie View A&M University Rankings

By | June 29, 2020

Located in Prairie View, TX, Prairie View A&M University is one of the best universities in the state of Texas. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Prairie View A&M University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Prairie View A&M University.

PO Box 188 Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 857-2626
Web site:

Rankings: Prairie View A&M University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 80
Average freshman retention rate: 69.3%
6-year graduation rate: 35.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 106
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 24.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 10.8%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 18:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 89.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 114
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 750-930
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 7%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 25%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 70.9%
Financial resources rank: 46
Alumni giving rank: 113
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 0.8%

Prairie View A&M University History

Essential Facts: Prairie View A&M University

Acceptance rate: 74.00% (2019-20)
Tuition: in-state $6,286 / out-of-state $19,780 (2019)
Enrollment: 9,350 (2021)
Mascot: Panther
Founded: 1876
President: Ruth Simmons

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 53%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 4%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 3%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 94%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 75%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook