Prairie View A&M University was founded in 1876 and is known as the second oldest public institution in the state of Texas. This school has nearly 50 bachelor degrees programs to offer, as well as, over 30 master’s degree programs. This school is located in Prairie View, Texas. It is a member of the Texas A&M University system. This is a public four-year university. The school’s size is nearly 5,500 students. This school is located in a rural setting and in a small town about 45 minutes from Houston.