Prairie View Aandm University is on a 1,502-acre campus in the small town setting of Prairie View, Texas, not far from Houston.
Prairie View Aandm University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Prairie View Aandm University has fraternities and sororities.
Prairie View Aandm University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Prairie View Aandm University include Campus Activities Board, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Society of Black Engineers and Peer Advisors to Leadership Students.
Prairie View Aandm University students' favorite campus traditions are Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming and Spring Fest.
This table offers information on housing at Prairie View Aandm University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||53%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||4,808|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||4,467|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||47%|
Prairie View Aandm University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Prairie View Aandm University students live on campus. In 2022, 53% of undergrads at Prairie View Aandm University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 47% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Prairie View Aandm University. There are 4,808 spots available in on-campus housing for all 8,372 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 4,467 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Prairie View Aandm University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Prairie View Aandm University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Prairie View A&M University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Prairie View Aandm University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Prairie View Aandm University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Prairie View Aandm University, take Highway 290 to Prairie View, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Houston Intercontinental airport.
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