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The University of Texas at El Paso PhD in Engineering

36 Doctor's Degrees Awarded

Engineering is a program of study at The University of Texas at El Paso. The school offers a doctor’s degree in the area. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in engineering, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.

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How Much Does a Doctorate in Engineering from UTEP Cost?

$6,956 Average Tuition and Fees

UTEP Graduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at UTEP was $828 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $316 per credit hour. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,682 $14,906
Fees $1,274 $1,274

Does UTEP Offer an Online PhD in Engineering?

UTEP does not offer an online option for its engineering doctor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the UTEP Online Learning page.

UTEP Doctorate Student Diversity for Engineering

36 Doctor's Degrees Awarded
27.8% Women
47.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 36 doctor’s degrees in engineering handed out to qualified students. The charts and tables below give more information about these students.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 27.8% of the students who received their PhD in engineering in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 24.6%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in engineering at UTEP in 2019-2020, 47.2% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 12%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 17
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 1
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

PhD in Engineering Focus Areas at UTEP

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Biomedical Engineering 7
Civil Engineering 7
Environmental Engineering 4
Materials Engineering 5
Mechanical Engineering 7


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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