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The University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

UT El Paso Academics

The University of Texas at El Paso requires at least 120 semester credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at UT El Paso, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. UT El Paso accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, UT El Paso has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 44% of students who start college at UT El Paso finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

UT El Paso offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: UT El Paso may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At UT El Paso?

UT El Paso has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with UT El Paso directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at UT El Paso

When choosing a major, UT El Paso students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UT El Paso.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

UT El Paso does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at UT El Paso

UT El Paso offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About The University of Texas at El Paso


Does UT El Paso Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ UT El Paso offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UT El Paso Offer Online Classes?

✅ UT El Paso has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UT El Paso Give AP Credit?

✅ UT El Paso offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UT El Paso Have An Honors Program?

✅ UT El Paso offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at UT El Paso.

Does UT El Paso Require Internships?

🟨 UT El Paso does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About The University of Texas at El Paso


The University of Texas at El Paso Library

The main library on campus is the University Library.

Dual Degree Programs at UT El Paso

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

UT El Paso does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does UT El Paso have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UT El Paso has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UT El Paso include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Keep Reading About UT El Paso

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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UT El Paso Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

24,879

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,250

Out-of-State

$24,316

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 1
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