Prairie View A&M University, the first state supported College in Texas for African Americans, was established during the Reconstruction Period after the Civil War. This was an historical period in which political and economic special interest groups were able to aggressively use the Federal Government to establish public policy.
The Office for Research at Prairie View A&M University supports many robust, state-of-the-art research programs and components. By providing continuous assistance to our faculty, staff and students, we aim to uphold the University’s tripartite mission of teaching, research, and service. If you would like more information about getting involved in the research that is taking place at Prairie View A&M University.
We are able to assist you in your career and life planning through programs and services to bridge the move from college to the career world. Furthermore, we are committed to empowering students to enter the competitive and global market place with confidence and competence.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
Prairie View A&M students are able to serve in the Student Government Association, participate in intramural sports, volunteer in the local communityand participate in more than 90 student organizations related to their academic major or other interests. At PVAMU, we know that an education is balanced between what takes place inside and outside of the classroom
Information Technology Services supports all PVAMU faculty and staff desktop computers, peripherals (printers scanners etc.), University owned laptops, network infrastructure, Student Computer Centers and academic labs with the exception of Distance Learning and the College of Engineering. ITS does not support personal computers
We provide professional and comprehensive medical care, health education and health promotion for a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and community.
The University holds annual student convocations and often brings renowned speakers, scholars and celebrities to campus. Students are also encouraged to participate in international and cultural trips and explore internships and other opportunities.
Student Organizations provide an essential path for the growth and development of it members. The university greatly benefits from the energy and vitality these organizations give to campus life. Honors Societies, Clubs, & Interest Groups: Over 90 honorary, professional and social interest groups are currently active on campus, recruiting members regularly. These organizations provide opportunities for student leadership through service, participation and friendship. They also develop school pride and aim to enhance students’ academic standings. Some membership restrictions apply.
Prairie View A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.