UT El Paso is on a 360-acre campus in an urban setting in El Paso, Texas, not far from El Paso. There are many activities and organizations for UT El Paso students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
UT El Paso also has fraternities and sororities.
UT El Paso has a thriving The National Society of Leadership and Success. In fact, more students participate in The National Society of Leadership and Success than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UT El Paso include The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Medical Professions Organization and Latinos in Science and Engineering/Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
UT El Paso students' favorite campus traditions are Minerpolooza, Miner Welcome and Up All Night.
UT El Paso offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. There are 988 spots available in on-campus housing for all 21,117 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 373 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UT El Paso offers coed housing and .
At UT El Paso 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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 UT El Paso:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Riflery||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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.
The University of Texas at El Paso is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UT El Paso campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UT El Paso offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UT El Paso, take Interstate 10 to El Paso, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to El Paso International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UT El Paso's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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