Overview & Fast Facts

Overview

The University of Texas-Pan American, a Hispanic serving institution, is in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, the southern tip of Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley. UTPA is located in Edinburg, Texas, approximately 10 miles north of the US/Mexico border and 75 miles northwest of South Padre Island. UTPA provides program specific classes in Rio Grande City, McAllen and South Padre Island in addition to those offered through the online learning center.

Since its inception in 1927, The University of Texas-Pan American has conferred over 2,600 associate's, 61,000 bachelor's, 13,000 master's, and 178 doctoral degrees.

UTPA provides an affordable education and global opportunities with a choice of 54 bachelor's, 55 master's, three doctoral, and two cooperative doctoral programs within 7 colleges.

Fast Facts

Fall 2013
Undergraduate Student Enrollment
17,602
Graduate Student Enrollment
2,451
Total Enrollment
20,053
 
Total Faculty (Fall 2012)
836
 
Total Staff (Fall 2012)
1,136
 
Degrees Granted (FY 2013)
Bachelor's
2,817
Master's
720
Doctoral
23

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