University of Texas-El Paso Rankings

By | July 9, 2020

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

500 W. University Avenue El Paso, TX 79968
Phone: (915) 747-5890
Web site:

Rankings: University of Texas–El Paso

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 253
Average freshman retention rate: 68.5%
6-year graduation rate: 31.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 29%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 228
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 36.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 11.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 20:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 82.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 257
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 940
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 19%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 42%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 99.0%
Financial resources rank: 245
Alumni giving rank: 217
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 6.1%

University of Texas-El Paso History

Essential Facts: University of Texas–El Paso

  • The University of Texas at El Paso typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers.
  • University of Texas–El Paso admissions is less selective with an acceptance rate of 100%.
  • The University of Texas at El Paso takes a holistic approach in the admission of applicants to graduate programs as authorized by section 51.842 of the Texas Education Code .

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: N/A
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: N/A
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, football, golf, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, rifle, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra