The University of Texas at El Paso is a public educational institute located in El Paso, Texas. Parented by the University of Texas System, it was founded in 1914 and operates under the motto "Scientia et Humanitas". The university is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the University of Texas System, and the National Athletic Association. The University of Texas at El Paso has one patent assigned.
The university is accredited by various organizations, including the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Furthermore, it holds accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, and the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Additionally, it is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, the Council on Rehabilitation Education, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
The university is also accredited by the Council for Public Health Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. It holds further accreditation from the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech.
The University of Texas at El Paso operates in the education, higher education, and university sectors. It is located in El Paso, Texas and the United States.