Overview

Applicants
6,240
Acceptance Rate
100%
Average HS GPA
3.15

GPA Breakdown

10%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
390 - 500
SAT Math
420 - 530
ACT Composite
17 - 22

Other Admission Factors

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
21:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Zoology/Animal Biology, Other

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Speech and Rhetorical Studies

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
  • Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
  • Nursing, Other
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

  • History

  • History, General
  • History, Other

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Library Science

  • Library Science/Librarianship

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General
  • Statistics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Science Technologies/Technicians

  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other
  • Painting
  • Piano and Organ
  • Sculpture
  • Voice and Opera


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships

Prominent Alumni


John "Danny" Olivas
NASA Astronaut

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,956

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$12,050

Average Need-Based Loan
$6,142

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$21,123

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
61%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,693

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$5,565
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$16,095
Required Fees
$1,649
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,160

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,100

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 


Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
19,217
Out of State

International
6%
Foreign Countries Represented
65

Demographics

2.76%
African-American
85.34%
Hispanic
8.54%
Caucasian
1.76%
Unknown
5.64%
International

54% female
46% male
66% are full time
34% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
68

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
CASS

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Director
James B. Saunders, Jr.

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
Current diagnostic report from licensed psychologist/psychiatrist or educational diagnostician Testing must be comprehensive: with Aptitude and Achievement Testing must be current within the last 5 years (older evaluation will be considered if assessment was performed after the age of 16 years of age) There needs to be a clear and specific evidence of a learning disability Include diagnostic reports with the names and titles of evaluators as well as the date(s) tested

Documentation Requred for ADHD
A summary should include information regarding the onset, longevity and severity of the symptoms A complete psycho-educational evaluation, including a cognitive assessment with a report of the interpretation of data Information concerning the impact of the ADD on the educational setting, including functional limitations Medication history and current recommendations regarding medication The exact DSM-IV diagnosis Information concerning co-morbidity

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
1

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Miners)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Miners)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
72

Average Number of PC's per Lab
5000

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact


Experience College Life


Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required:
Dates:
Times:
Average Length:

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

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Key Stats

6,240
Applicants
19,217
Size
100%
Acceptance Rate
920
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists