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About UTEP Connect
Education has evolved. And now, you don’t have to choose between flexibility, affordability and quality. Welcome to The University of Texas at El Paso’s selection of fully online programs — UTEP Connect. Experience a fully online program at an institution with one of the lowest out-of-pocket costs of all U.S. research institutions. It is one of 131 U.S. institutions to receive the R1 designation for very high research activity, putting UTEP in the top 4.5% of universities in the country.
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#1 University in El Paso
Best college, best value college and best professors (Niche).
Best University for Career Outcomes in El Paso
Highest average earnings and job placement rates (U.S. Department of Education).
The flexible, fully online learning environment helps you advance your education while maintaining your current commitments.
Top 4.5% of Universities in the Country
Out of 2,800+ four-year universities, UTEP is one of 131 in the highest classification for research (R1 for top tier doctoral university with very high research activity).
Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)
With a student body that is 83% Hispanic, UTEP stands out as an HSI — one of 569 in the country. Plus, it’s one of only 19 HSIs designated as an R1 top tier research university.
Low Out-of-Pocket Costs
Out of all U.S. doctoral research institutions, UTEP boasts one of the lowest out-of-pocket costs. More than $221 million is awarded in financial aid each year.