The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

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The University of Texas at El Paso can be found in El Paso, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UTEP has nearly 26,000 students enrolled yearly.

When applying historical data, we have projected that the UTEP acceptance rate 2021 will be around 93%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UTEP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas at El Paso was reported as 100.0% in Fall 2020 with over 11,000 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of Texas at El Paso has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 100.0%
  • 2017-2018: 100.0%
  • 2018-2019: 100.0%
  • 2019-2020: 100.0%
  • Projected UTEP Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 93.0%

How Does UTEP Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The University of Texas at El Paso is seventy-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
New Mexico State University-Main Campus54.6%
University of New Mexico-Main Campus94.3%
University of Arizona84.6%
Texas Tech University68.9%
Arizona State University86.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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