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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Graduate School
  • EDINBURG, TX

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UT - Rio Grande Valley is a public graduate school in Edinburg, Texas in the Brownsville Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,966 graduate students. Of the 55 graduate programs offered at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 16 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are Special Education and Teaching, Business, and Health Services and Related Clinical Sciences. 69% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,966
Part-Time Grad Students
2,722
Research Assistants
204
Teaching Assistants
61
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    73.6%
  • Unknown
    8%
  • White
    7.9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4.9%
  • African American
    3.1%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Multiracial
    0.4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Driven
    28%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Intellectual
    11%
  • Resilient
    17%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 17 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    35%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    18%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    47%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
89%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 18 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 18 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    6%
  • $50K-$75K
    22%
  • $25K-$50K
    28%
  • <$25K
    44%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 18 responses
  • $150K+
    6%
  • <$50K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
83%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$48,673
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$794
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$121,900
National
$217,500

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