Prairie View A & M University Graduate Schools

Prairie View A & M University (referred to as PVAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Prairie View, TX. Prairie View A & M University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Prairie View A & M University is $7,993 for Texas residents and $17,378 for out-of-state students. The school has 876 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,248 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Prairie View A & M University (referred to as PVAMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Prairie View, TX. Prairie View A & M University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1934 - Current[Estimated Date]).
PVAMU Directory Information
School NamePrairie View A & M University (PVAMU)
AddressFM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone936-261-3311
Webhttps://www.pvamu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Financial Infohttps://www.pvamu.edu/faid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Prairie View A & M University is $7,993 for Texas residents and $17,378 for out-of-state students. The school has 876 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,248 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 64 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,378
$7,993 for Texas Residents
Student Population876
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs64 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Prairie View A & M University is $7,993 for Texas residents and $17,378 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $288 for Texas residents and $797 for out-of-state students.
Prairie View A & M University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Prairie View A & M University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Prairie View A & M University is $7,993 for Texas residents and $17,378 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.80% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,218$2,608$11,702$2,608
2018-2019$4,411$2,557$12,552$2,870
2019-2020$4,733$2,896$13,693$2,896
2020-2021$5,096$2,755$14,316$2,755
2021-2022$5,191$2,802$14,353$3,025
The graduate school tuition & fees of PVAMU is average compared to public graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,770 (public) / $17,981 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Prairie View A & M University$7,993$17,378
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Texas Graduate Schools$13,300$17,743
Public$8,155$17,770
Private$17,981
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,332 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Prairie View A & M University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.98% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,170. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.29% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,402$4,087$7,355$4,087
2018-2019$8,925$4,087$7,355$4,087
2019-2020$9,075$4,207$7,571$4,207
2020-2021$8,883$4,320$7,695$4,320
2021-2022$8,957$4,375$7,795$4,375
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $288 for Texas residents and $797 for other students at Prairie View A & M University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.40% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$235$651
2018-2019$267$771
2019-2020$317$834
2020-2021$283$786
2021-2022$288$797

Graduate Programs at PVAMU

Prairie View A & M University offers 27 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 300 students have completed their study at Prairie View A & M University.
Offered Degrees at Prairie View A & M University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree224283
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5017
Total274300
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Prairie View A & M University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 66 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 11 completers.
Prairie View A & M University offers 27 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 300 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 283 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 30 completers-
Architecture17-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning13-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences8-
Information Science/Studies14-
Education [+] (1 completers) 52 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction4-
Educational Leadership and Administration32$51,900
Special Education and Teaching6-
Health Teacher Education5-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7-
Work and Family Studies [+] 9 completers$35,000
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences9$35,000
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chemistry6-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Counseling Psychology6-
Clinical Child Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Juvenile Corrections13-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Sociology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Nursing Administration2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing22-
Business [+] 88 completers-
Business Administration and Management61$53,500
Accounting27$56,000
Total283
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 8 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Engineering [+] 3 completers-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Clinical Child Psychology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 2 completers-
Juvenile Corrections2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Nursing Practice3-
Total17

Graduate Student Population at PVAMU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 876 students enrolled into Prairie View A & M University graduate schools where it has total 9,248 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 393 full-time and 483 part-time graduate students. By gender, 321 male and 555 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total876321555
Full-time393159234
Part-tme483162321
Prairie View A & M University is a historically black school and 634 (72.37% of total students) students are Black/African American at Prairie View A & M University. There are 49 White (5.59%), 51 Hispanic (5.82%), 30 Asian (3.42%), and 112 students with other races. 90 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total876321555
American Indian/Native American000
Asian301416
Black/African American634207427
Hispanic511338
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White492425
Two More927
Un-Known1248
Non-resident Alien905634
Prairie View A & M University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 540 graduate students (61.64% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 209 graduate students (23.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total876
Enrolled Online Exclusively540
Enrolled Some Online Courses209
Not in Online Courses127
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Prairie View A & M University. 189 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.58% of total students), 84 students are aged above 50 (9.59%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Prairie View A & M University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total876321555
Age 20-2113211
Age 22-2417671105
Age 25-29248102146
Age 30-341425488
Age 35-39953164
Age 40-491183880
Age 50-6449841
Over 64351520

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