The University of Texas at El Paso

College of Education

Transforming Lives

The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Education strives to offer innovative programs of the highest quality to prepare effective teachers, counselors, diagnosticians and school administrators to successfully address the 21st century needs of schools and other youth-serving agencies, especially in communities with a significant Hispanic population. Students in the College are supported throughout their academic journey by a personalize and high touch advising model and the College’s Center for Student Success. UTEP’s long-term vision is to create nation leading preparation and academic programming and to meet the compelling need for education research that adds value to K-12 teaching and learning outcomes.

Faculty Members

The College of Education consists of three departments with 64 faculty member

Undergraduate Students

In the colleges of Education, Health Sciences, Science, and Liberal Arts

Teaching Graduates

Educators teaching at schools throughout the El Paso region since 2002

Fast Facts

Top 10

  1.   Fully scaled, yearlong, paid Teacher Residency
  2.   Unique regionwide school partnership network
  3.   Immersive bilingual education program
  4.   New and innovative Online Master’s Degree Programs
  5.   Carnegie R1 research and doctoral university
  6.   25K students enrolled
  7.   1 million hours served to the community
  8.   Approximately 80% Mexican American students enrolled
  9.   On the border of Texas and Mexico
  10.   80% Undergraduate Job Placement

Rankings & Distinctions


Awarding the most bachelor’s degrees in education to Hispanics in the nation


students enrolled in doctoral programs


affordable graduate programs, bilingual education

UT El Paso : Mission, Vision, Committed to Student Success

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