Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Texas at El Paso is a Public, 4 or more years school located in El Paso, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,956 for Texas residents and $16,180 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred two graduate programs: 74 Master's, 26 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,139 students have been conferred Master's degree and 124 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameThe University of Texas at El Paso
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address500 W. University Ave, El Paso, TX
Graduate School Students3,750 students
1,069 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,956
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 102 Graduate Programs
74 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas at El Paso with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Texas residents, the tuition & fees are $6,956 and $16,180 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $361 for Texas residents and $876 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$361$876
Books & Supplies$1,632
Room & Board$9,496 (On-Campus) / $12,192 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,382 (On-Campus) / $4,232 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,466$30,690
Off-Campus Total$25,012$34,236
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Texas at El Paso offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 102 major areas - 74 Master's (14 online programs), 24 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 25,177 students enrolled in The University of Texas at El Paso including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,750 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,603 male and 2,147 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,518 full-time and 2,232 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,069 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 400 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,603
Women Students2,147
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,518
Part-time Students2,232
By race/ethnicity 535 White, 148 Black, and 78 Asian students are attending at The University of Texas at El Paso. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races1
56 students are younger than 22 and 720 students are older than 65. The school has 1,880 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,094 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under56
40 & Over720
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At The University of Texas at El Paso, 1,069 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 400 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,750
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,069
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses400
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,281
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,069
Texas Resident864
Other State In U.S.185
Outside of U.S.20

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