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Located in El Paso-Juarez, a bi-national metropolitan area of two million people, UTEP’s forging dramatic new directions in higher education. UTEP has become a national model for creating and successfully executing highly competitive academic and research programs while maintaining a deep commitment to serving a 21st century student demographic. It is this dedication to providing access and excellence to students in the region that has resulted in UTEP becoming a top tier research university with a Mexican-American majority student population.

UTEP officially opened in the fall of 1914 and is the second oldest institution in The University of Texas System ( Today, it enrolls more than 23,000 students and is designated an R1 university (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a designation given to the top 5% of colleges and universities nationally. UTEP serves its primary constituency — residents of far west Texas, southern New Mexico, and northern Mexico — with 75 bachelor’s degree programs, 70 master’s programs and 24 doctoral programs in 10 colleges and schools, including a growing portfolio of online degrees. With an 84% Hispanic student population, UTEP proudly reflects the demographic composition of the bi-national region from which it draws the vast majority of its students.

As a UTEP employee, you will enjoy excellent benefits and perks, and you will be a member of the Miner Family - the faculty, staff, students and alumni who make UTEP a great place to work. Think you’ve got what it takes to join us? We invite you to search our open positions and apply!

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