24,634
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,987
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
80
8483/10540
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a University institution located in Edinburg, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Enrollment Services
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Dr. Debbie Gilchrist
Interim Registrar
Email: debbie.gilchrist@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-2926
Fax: 956-665-2212

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Rehabilitation Science Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,540
Applied
8,483
Accepted
24,634
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

5,931
Females Applied
4,817
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,609
Males Applied
3,666
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

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Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 570
SAT Math 470 550
ACT Composite 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,345
In-state
18,795
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,468
Full-time student fees
8,124
Room & board
4,976
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes

Financial Aid

9,987
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,357
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,510
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,392
Avg. Loan Aid
3,174
Avg. Grant Aid
10,455
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

24,634
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 91.32%
Black or African American 0.47%
White or Caucasian 2.56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.02%
Asian 1.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 0.32%
Other 1.56%

Gender

Male (43.95%)
Female (56.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 4%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology Week and Homecoming

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Golden Key International Honor Society, Pre-Medical Bio-Medical Society and Environmental Awareness Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No