Tuition & Fees

$7,439

$19,139

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
26%
400-499
48%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
42%
12-17
43%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
47%
12-17
36%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
58%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,447
Declined + 1,608
Total Received 9,055
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Public

24,937

undergraduate students

3,647

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

Texas, University of, The, Rio Grande Valley does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

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 28,584
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: 80,836). 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
17%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
26%
400-499
48%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
50%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
42%
12-17
43%
6-11
4%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
47%
12-17
36%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
58%
12-17
29%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,447
Declined + 1,608
Total Received 9,055

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 $7,439
Room & board $7,632
Books & supplies $1,194
Total $16,265
Average Financial Aid - $9,426
Total with Avg. Aid $6,839

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,426

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $65,869,173
State $33,238,463
Institutional $14,960,871
Other external $1,678,148
Total $115,746,655

Non-need-based

Federal $108,251
State $49,696
Institutional $1,370,817
Other external $391,361
Total $1,920,125

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Arts/Sciences
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
Dietetics
Early Care/Early Childhood Studies
Early Childhood
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Diagnostician
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
Engineering Technology
English
English as a Second Language
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
Public Service
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

87%

24,937
students

Female
56%
13,939

Male
44%
10,998

Graduate

13%

3,647
students

Female
62%
2,246

Male
38%
1,401

undergraduateFull-time

70%

17,642
students

Female
57%
9,993

Male
43%
7,649

undergraduatePart-time

30%

7,295
students

Female
55%
3,946

Male
45%
3,349

Student Break-down

3%
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

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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 Canada
China
Filandia
Mexico
Spain
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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