College Search

University of Texas - Pan American

The University of Texas-Pan America (UTPA) is a Hispanic serving learning institute set in the Rio Grande Valley. UTPA offers a wide range of affordable associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs at its main campus as well as selected programs in Rio Grande City, McAllen, and South Padre Island, and through its online learning center.



Fast Facts

The school is now the 10th largest university in Texas, with 19,000 students. U.S. News & World Report ranks UTPA a tier 2 university, and was ranked 32 among public universities by Forbes.

Most students reside on campus in one of three residence halls or in campus apartments.