PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY is thesecond-oldest public institution of higher education in the state of Texas. It is a historically black college/university that, since its inception in 1876, has opened its doors to any and every person inside and outside of Texas seeking a first-class, four-year university experience. Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. Welcome to Prairie View A&M University, home of the Panthers. Our HBCU, affectionately known as The Hill, is deeply rooted in culture & tradition and provides an undeniable educational experience to more than 9,000 diverse students on one of the most beautiful campuses in the state of Texas. Our award-winning faculty work diligently to create challenging and rewarding experiences that inspire you to dream big and soar to new heights. We are committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communitiesboth rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute. Prairie View A&M University is committed to helping you realize your dreams. We have a rich history of consistently ranking as a top ten producer of African-American Engineers, Educators, Nurses, Artists and Architects to name a few. With an 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we offer 36 undergraduate degrees in everything from the arts and sciences to STEM studies, to digital media, to juvenile justice
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