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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
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  • 4 Year
  • EDINBURG, TX

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

1201 W UNIVERSITY DR
EDINBURG, TX 78539
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Western Athletic Conference

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
August 16
Acceptance Rate
80%
    SAT Range
    950-1130
    ACT Range
    17-22
    Application Fee
    $0
    SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
    High School GPA
    Required
    Accepts Common App
    No data available  

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    Cost

    Net Price
    $4,654 / year
    National
    $15,523
    Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
    Average Total Aid Awarded
    $9,465 / year
    National
    $7,535
    Students Receiving Financial Aid
    90%

    Scholarship

    Academics

    Professors
    grade A minus
    Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
    Student Faculty Ratio
    20:1
    Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
    82%
    of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 121 responses
    64%
    of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 144 responses
    67%
    of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 142 responses

    Majors

    Online

    Online Programs Offered
    1
    Offers Online Courses
    Yes
    Online Certificate Programs
    0
    Online Associates Programs
    0
    Online Bachelor's Programs
    1
    How Students Learn
    • Mix of Online and on Campus
      47%
    • On Campus
      48%
    • Online
      5%

    Students

    Full-Time Enrollment
    19,922 Undergrads
    Part-Time Undergrads
    5,043
    Undergrads Over 25
    10%
    Pell Grant
    67%
    Varsity Athletes
    1%
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
    Based on 96 responses
    • Hispanics
      40%
    • Hardworking hispanic students with diverse ideas
      23%
    • Networking make good connections
      16%
    • Clever
      9%
    • Diverse and the people are very nice
      7%
    • Superficial, students do not leave their clicks.
      5%

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    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    No data available  
    Poll
    43%
    of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 176 responses
    Poll
    44%
    of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 231 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 99 responses
    • Go Broncs!
      27%
    • Best college in the RGV
      26%
    • Vamos Vaqueros Vamos!
      17%
    • I refuse to call myself a Vaquero
      12%
    • Trying to get out of the RGV
      7%
    • We will
      6%
    • Buckee
      2%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $41,900 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    46%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    91%
    National
    83%
    81%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 83 responses

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