The University of Texas at El Paso Graduate Schools

The University of Texas at El Paso (referred to as UTEP) is a Public, 4 years school located in El Paso, TX. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Texas at El Paso is $7,166 for Texas residents and $16,621 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,762 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,879 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

The University of Texas at El Paso (referred to as UTEP) is a Public, 4 years school located in El Paso, TX. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1936 - Current).
UTEP Directory Information
School NameThe University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
Address500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX 79968-0691
Phone915-747-5000
Webhttps://www.utep.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX
Financial Infohttps://www.utep.edu/student-affairs/financialaid/contact-us/index.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Texas at El Paso is $7,166 for Texas residents and $16,621 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,762 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,879 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 184 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$16,621
$7,166 for Texas Residents
Student Population3,762
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs184 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas at El Paso is $7,166 for Texas residents and $16,621 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $326 for Texas residents and $851 for out-of-state students.
The University of Texas at El Paso offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
The University of Texas at El Paso 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, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Texas at El Paso is $7,166 for Texas residents and $16,621 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.73% 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$4,665$1,211$12,958$1,211
2018-2019$4,941$1,229$13,649$1,229
2019-2020$5,497$1,247$14,766$1,247
2020-2021$5,682$1,274$14,906$1,274
2021-2022$5,865$1,301$15,320$1,301
The graduate school tuition & fees of UTEP 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
The University of Texas at El Paso$7,166$16,621
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 $13,728 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The University of Texas at El Paso. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,424. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,495$4,232$9,495$4,232
2018-2019$9,781$4,232$9,781$4,232
2019-2020$9,496$4,232$9,496$4,232
2020-2021$9,496$3,382$12,192$4,232
2021-2022$9,496$3,382$12,192$4,232
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $326 for Texas residents and $851 for other students at The University of Texas at El Paso. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.78% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$259$720
2018-2019$328$813
2019-2020$361$876
2020-2021$316$828
2021-2022$326$851
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at The University of Texas at El Paso.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at The University of Texas at El Paso
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$7,004$1,301$16,458$1,301

Graduate Programs at UTEP

The University of Texas at El Paso offers 104 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,341 students have completed their study at The University of Texas at El Paso.
Offered Degrees at The University of Texas at El Paso
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree70101,139
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21084
Doctor's degree - other2077
Post Bachelor's Degree10028
Post Master's Degree1013
Total104101,341
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at The University of Texas at El Paso by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 133 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 40 completers.
The University of Texas at El Paso offers 104 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,341 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,139 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 77 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 28 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 13 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Environmental Science3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
Latin American Studies6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Communication4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences10-
Information Science/Studies1-
Education [+] (2 completers) 153 completers-
Education6-
Curriculum and Instruction73$46,800
Educational Leadership and Administration32$50,200
Special Education and Teaching27$45,000
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services10$46,600
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1-
Music Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Engineering [+] 170 completers-
Engineering1-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering7-
Computer Engineering4-
Computer Software Engineering29-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering10-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering41-
Systems Engineering38-
Industrial Engineering8-
Manufacturing Engineering10-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Linguistics1-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 23 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing12-
Rhetoric and Composition4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Bioinformatics0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 23 completers-
Mathematics13-
Statistics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 87 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences6-
Natural Sciences9-
Computational Science12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)60$42,400
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Experimental Psychology8-
Clinical Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 17 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Homeland Security14-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 54 completers-
Public Administration18$45,500
Social Work36$46,700
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 48 completers-
National Security Policy Studies32-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology10-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 18 completers-
Music18-
Music Performance0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 234 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist21-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor20-
Public Health8-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist22-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor8-
33-
Nursing Administration30-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing92-
Business [+] (1 completers) 234 completers-
Business Administration and Management133$52,900
Accounting55$52,700
Business/Managerial Economics2-
Finance0-
Construction Management44-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,139
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Engineering [+] 26 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering5-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering11-
Electrical and Computer Engineering3-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Computational Science4-
Physical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Chemistry7-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Nursing Practice8-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business Administration and Management5-
History [+] 0 completers-
History (other)0-
Total84
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 77 completers-
Pharmacy37-
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Total77
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Statistics1-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chemistry1-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Political Science and Government1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist8-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total28
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing13-
Total13

Graduate Student Population at UTEP

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,762 students enrolled into The University of Texas at El Paso graduate schools where it has total 24,879 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,524 full-time and 2,238 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,632 male and 2,130 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
Total3,7621,6322,130
Full-time1,524698826
Part-tme2,2389341,304
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 508 White (13.50%), 132 Black/African American (3.51%), 2,453 Hispanic (65.20%), 75 Asian (1.99%), and 594 students with other races. 502 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,7621,6322,130
American Indian/Native American1147
Asian752847
Black/African American1325676
Hispanic2,4531,0081,445
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander642
White508209299
Two More202
Un-Known732845
Non-resident Alien502295207
The University of Texas at El Paso offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,627 graduate students (69.83% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 668 graduate students (17.76% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,762
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,627
Enrolled Some Online Courses668
Not in Online Courses467
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at The University of Texas at El Paso. 817 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.72% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 211 students are aged above 50 (5.61%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at The University of Texas at El Paso.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,7621,6322,130
Under 18101
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21591544
Age 22-24758312446
Age 25-291,181561620
Age 30-34655309346
Age 35-39424178246
Age 40-49472175297
Age 50-6419471123
Over 6417116

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