History and Results

TexPREP was founded in 1979 by mathematics professor Dr. Manuel P. Berriozabal, at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Replication of the program began in 1986. Since 1997, with a grant from NASA, TexPREP has continued its replication in Hispanic-serving institutions nationwide.


News & Awards

TexPREP has received numerous state and national awards, along with citations as a model program.  They include:


Best Practices in K-12 Science Education Compendium, Bayer Corporation


Premier Pre-College Programs, helping teachers and engineers to strengthen the STEM skills of young people (San Antonio PREP)

Recognition from American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

April 2004

Core Curriculum

First Year
Logic & It's Applications to Mathematics
Introduction to Engineering (Infinity Project)
Introduction to Computer Science
Second Year
Algebraic Structures
Introduction to Physics
Third Year
Introduction to Technical Writing
Introduction to Probability & Statistics
All Years
Topics in Problem Solving
Career Awareness Seminars

Application Requirements

We will begin accepting applications on March 17, 2014; the deadline for all application materials to be submitted to the TexPREP site to which you apply is May 30, 2014, or until the capacity of 50 students are accepted.

Once the TexPREP office has received your application and all supporting documents and if you meet the requirements above, you will receive a confirmation email from the TexPREP office.

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