VISITOR’S GUIDE 2020
A 21st CENTURY UNIVERSITY
UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. We advance discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the community we serve.
Welcome to The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to exceptional higher education for more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 166 degree programs!
Set against the backdrop of the Franklin Mountains in the Chihuahuan Desert, UTEP is located at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border in one of the largest binational communities in the world. UTEP maintains one of the lowest out-of-pocket costs of any doctoral research university in the U.S. and is among the top 10 universities in the country for improving the social mobility of its graduates. Rigorous programs and research opportunities help prepare students to make significant contributions to their professions, their communities and the world.
UTEP’s award-winning, sustainably designed campus landscape and unique Bhutanese architecture create an energizing and tranquil oasis in the bustling El Paso-Juárez metroplex. Whether students live on campus or in the community, opportunities abound to become involved with student organizations, research, community service, internships, study abroad, student employment, Division I athletics and dozens of cultural and entertainment activities.
We invite you to learn more at utep.edu.