University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) vs. Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU)

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southwestern Athletic Conference

  • Both University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) and Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU) are public.
  • UAPB is located in Pine Bluff, AR and PVAMU is located in Prairie View, TX.
  • PVAMU has more expensive tuition of $26,874 than UAPB ($15,744).
  • UAPB has tighter acceptance rate of 46.69% than PVAMU (78.93%).
  • PVAMU has higher SAT scores of 950 than UAPB (920).
  • PVAMU is larger with 9,056 students than UAPB (2,387 students).
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Prairie View A & M University

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Rankings#291 in National Universities
#46 in Texas
Public, 4-yearsSchool TypePublic, 4-years
Pine Bluff, ARLocationPrairie View, TX
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Baccalaureate College - Diverse FieldsCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$8,574 Arkansas residents
$15,744 out-of-state
Undergraduate$11,299 Texas residents
$26,874 out-of-state
$8,098 Arkansas residents
$15,346 out-of-state
Graduate$7,993 Texas residents
$17,378 out-of-state
$11,636Financial Aid$10,843
$30 undergraduate
$45 graduate
Application Fee$40 undergraduate
$50 graduate
46.69%Acceptance Rate78.93%
920 SAT, 15 ACTTest Scores950 SAT, 18 ACT
Student Population
2,387Total Students9,056
233Online Enrollment746
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
41%Graduation Rate41%
25%Transfer-out Rate27%
59%Retention Rate73%
$30,600Average Earning after Graduation$40,700
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Graduate
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,420)
$4,600 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 4,808)
$6,440 average annual costs
✔ (20 meals per week)
$4,266 average annual costs
Meal Plan✔ (17 meals per week)
$3,165 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
13 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
155 Full-time
42 Part-time
Number of Faculties432 Full-time
63 Part-time
615 Full-time
44 Part-time
Number of Staffs1,199 Full-time
71 Part-time
$53,958 for Faculties
$48,050 Part-time
Average Salary$74,476 for Faculties
$64,752 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023