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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
About University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Western Athletic Conference
From University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Innovation. Opportunity. Purpose. Careers. That’s what the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is about. With campuses throughout the Valley, UTRGV empowers successful futures, enhances daily life, and lets our region shine as a global innovator in higher education, bilingual education, health education, biomedical research, and emerging technology that inspires positive change.

UTRGV invites you and your guests to view our campus locations, hear from current students, and learn about the opportunities offered to you in Vaquero Nation.

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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 16
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
900-1120
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
$4,419 / 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
$9,890 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 121 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 150 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 148 responses

Majors

Innovative Learning at UTRGV

At UTRGV, that’s what our bilingual, bicultural, and biliterate learning experience delivers. With more than 120 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, we are driven by visionary thinking, the most modern technology, internationally acclaimed faculty, and offerings necessary for students to achieve career success and make a difference in the Valley, the Americas, and the world.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    71%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,292 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,470
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 102 responses
  • Hispanics
    38%
  • Hardworking hispanic students with diverse ideas
    24%
  • Networking make good connections
    15%
  • Clever
    10%
  • Diverse and the people are very nice
    8%
  • Superficial, students do not leave their clicks.
    5%
  • Nerdy
    1%

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. 182 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 237 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 105 responses
  • Best college in the RGV
    27%
  • Go Broncs!
    26%
  • Vamos Vaqueros Vamos!
    17%
  • I refuse to call myself a Vaquero
    11%
  • Trying to get out of the RGV
    8%
  • We will
    6%
  • Buckee
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
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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