The University of Texas at El Paso just west of downtown is something to be seen even if you’re not in the market for lectures and homework. The campus has a backdrop of the Franklin Mountains, verdant, groomed landscaping and unique architectural design, which has been taken from the monasteries in Bhutan, in the Himalayas. Various art shows, lectures, dinner theatre, plays and concerts are available to students and non-students alike.

The university has a student body of 15,000 – 85% of whom are from El Paso or northern New Mexico. The university offers opportunities to earn bachelor, master and doctorate degrees.

UTEP is active in community service events important to the border region. These activities range from archeological digs unearthing ancient Indian dwellings to conferences and lectures on the border economy.

For those wishing to improve themselves, continuing education is available. For information Click Here or call (915)747-5142.