Colleges and Schools
The College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at El Paso shares with the University its fundamental mission to provide the highest quality education to the citizens of El Paso and the West Texas region, commensurate with AACSB International standards for business education. The border location of the University and the expertise developed by the faculty provide an environment that affords opportunities for students to become knowledgeable in international business.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Education consists of three departments with 64 faculty members who serve more than 2,000 undergraduate students from the colleges of Education, Science and Liberal Arts. The College of Education prepares teachers, counselors, diagnosticians and school administrators at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our undergraduates are supported throughout their academic journey by the College’s Center for Student Success. We are proud to report that since 2002 the College has prepared more than 8.500 teachers who serve at schools throughout the El Paso region. Among its most recent accolades, the College was ranked #1 in 2015 by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine for awarding the most bachelor’s degrees in education to Hispanics in the nation. The College also serves the largest enrollment of students earning master’s degrees on the UTEP campus and has more than 100 students in doctoral programs. Recently, the online master’s degree in bilingual education was ranked #8 for affordable graduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction by Top Education Degrees (TED). For generations, our graduates have gone on to lead in classrooms and campuses from K-12 to higher education in communities around the world. We are grateful for the trust that is shown in what we can offer and promise to continue to do it for generations to come. Go Miners!
Since its founding in 1913 as the Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy, the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso has emerged to become a national leader in graduating Hispanic engineers with the real-world experience and academic foundation to change the face of engineering.
Student research is key to the College of Engineering experience and our highly-trained graduates are heavily recruited by the industry's leading companies.
The college is consistently ranked in the top 5 schools in the continental U.S. in awarding bachelor degrees to Hispanics and was recently named the number 1 graduate engineering school for Hispanics in the country*.
The College of Health Sciences offers a range of nationally accredited professional education programs in the health, rehabilitation and human service fields. With over 400 local and national clinical training facilities, our learners receive hands-on practicum experience and community engagement opportunities throughout their education.
With nearly 7,000 students, the College of Liberal Arts is the largest college on the UTEP campus, with degree programs in the visual and performing arts, the humanities and the social sciences. The college also provides most of the UTEP core curriculum to students in all colleges. Excellence is found throughout the college’s programs, from its online bilingual M.F.A. in Creative Writing – the first of its kind in the country – to its doctoral degrees in Borderlands History, Rhetoric and Composition, and Psychology. Faculty engages in interdisciplinary research in Hispanic health disparities, social justice, border studies and environmental communication.
Within these pages are links to careers in all areas of Science and Mathematics, including exciting new fields of Forensic Science and Bioinformatics. Whether you are just out of high school or already have some college credit, we have Bachelor of Science degree programs that will make the most of your experience and advanced course credit.
The UTEP School of Nursing is among the top nursing schools in the United Sates, according to NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com’s inaugural rankings. The website ranked the UTEP School of Nursing 30th out of more than 350 nursing schools in the Southwest, which includes schools in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma.
The UTEP School of Pharmacy (SOP) is currently in the transition of moving from a cooperative pharmacy program with The University of Texas at Austin to a standalone school of pharmacy at The University of Texas at El Paso.
It is an exciting time for us and we encourage you to explore our website to learn more about our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, our residency programs, and the services we provide to students interested in pharmacy (pre-pharmacy).
Continue to check in with us to learn more about our transition and please contact us if you have any questions. Please consider giving to the UTEP SOP to help us fulfill our mission to "bridge borders to achieve access and excellence by transforming pharmacy education, patient care, community engagement, research, and leadership for a 21st century demographic."