The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to serving its students and the surrounding region. In order to better meet the needs of their unique student body and the city, the University collects and summarizes data relating to UTEP’s impact on the economy and community.
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Economic Impact

See how UTEP adds $1.3 billion to the local economy each year and how students donate more than 560,000 community service hours worth an estimated $13.1 million.

Social Mobility

An affordable degree and excellent education from UTEP opens the door for students to achieve the American dream, regardless of their economic status or ZIP code.


Take a look at how investigation in key strategic areas has resulted in an increase in research expenditures from $28 million in 2000 to more than $83 million in 2013.

Quality of Life

The University offers a variety of cultural, arts, sports and entertainment programs, including many that promote good stewardship of the region’s environment.

"We rate schools based on what they are doing for the country — on whether they’re improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service . . . The University of Texas - El Paso [leaves] several members of the Ivy League in the dust."
Paul Glastris, Editor, Washington Monthly

"UTEP’s long history and close connections with the community make it El Paso’s university. The educational part of our growth is very important to our community."
El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser

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