Tuition & Fees

$5,970

$15,762

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
47%
12-17
34%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
63%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,392
Declined + 3,606
Total Received 9,998
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Public

24,433

undergraduate students

3,127

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6568
ACT 69911

School Facts

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, formed by the merger of the University of Texas Brownsville and University of Texas Pan American, founded in 2015, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Edinburg, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 27,560
Established in 2015
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Edinburg, TX

Campus in Edinburg (population: 83,014). Major airport serves McAllen (12 miles).

Texas, University of, The, Rio Grande Valley
1201 West University Dive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
32%
400-499
48%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
53%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
47%
12-17
34%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
63%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,392
Declined + 3,606
Total Received 9,998

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Debbie Gilchrist
Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 956 665-2999
F: 956 665-2687
admissions@utrgv.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,970
Room & board $7,950
Books & supplies $1,210
Total $15,130

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Anthropology
Art
Bilingual Education
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computational Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems Technology
Computer Science
Counseling/Guidance
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Early Care/Early Childhood Studies
Early Childhood
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Diagnostician
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
Engineering Technology
English
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Experimental Psychology
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Health
Health Science
Health Services Technology
History
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Kinesiology
Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mass Communication
Materials Management/Logistics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mexican-American Studies
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Occupational Therapy
Performance
Philosophy
Physical Science
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Policy/Management
Reading/Literacy
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation Services/Deaf Studies
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Translation/Interpreting
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

89%

24,433
students

Female
56%
13,667

Male
44%
10,766

Graduate

11%

3,127
students

Female
62%
1,950

Male
38%
1,177

undergraduateFull-time

73%

17,959
students

Female
57%
10,206

Male
43%
7,753

undergraduatePart-time

27%

6,474
students

Female
54%
3,461

Male
46%
3,013

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
90%
Hispanic/Latino
3%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 7

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

Not Reported

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Special transportation
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Iran
Mexico
Venezuela
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Samantha Lopez
Director, International Admissions and Services
956 882-7690
samantha.lopez@utrgv.edu

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