Talented students / Enriching experiences / Lifelong success
Students enter UTEP with many talents, great strengths, and big dreams. The UTEP Edge develops these assets through a variety of high-impact experiences made possible by the expertise and dedication of our faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.
Ranging from undergraduate research and civic engagement to study abroad and student employment, high-impact experiences increase confidence, enhance personal and professional skills, and equip students with a competitive advantage when they graduate and enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree.
It’s this competitive edge that distinguishes UTEP students from their peers at other institutions and prepares our graduates for leadership and lifelong success.
UTEP Edge Experiences include:
|• Capstone Experiences||• Learning Communities|
|• Community Engagement||• Research and Scholarly Activities|
|• Creative Activities||• Student Employment|
|• First-Year Experiences||• Student Leadership|
|• Internships||• Study Abroad/Study Away|
UTEP students will graduate with these skills:
|• Leadership||• Confidence|
|• Problem-solving||• Global awareness|
|• Communication||• Teamwork|
|• Entrepreneurship||• Critical thinking|
|• Social responsibility|
Combined, these talents and high-impact practices equip students with a competitive advantage for success in their academic, professional, and civic lives.