Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders College of Health Affairs The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders College of Health Affairs The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, TX
location
Public
type
Small
setting
93%
7%
student ratio
45
total students
Tuition Cost $20,157
$20,157
average amount to complete degree
February 3
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Disorders Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 21
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis optional and PRAXIS in speech-language pathology
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 85
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 24
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 3rd February 3rd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test (taken within prior two years), minimum GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation or reference check lists, and resume, 500-word essay on goals in pursuing graduate degree
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$20,157
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsSeptember 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage93%
    • Male Percentage7%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino89%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian4%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage90%
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAugmentative and alternative communication; autism; bilingual/bicultural language development/disorders; elementary-age language disorders; voice disorders
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$53,000

Location & Contact

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

College of Health Affairs
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1201 West University Drive, EHABW 1.264
Edinburg, TX 78539
United States

Dr. Donald Fuller

Department Chair

Phone: 956-665-2387
Fax: 956-665-5238
Email: donald.fuller@utrgv.edu

Dr. Teri Mata-Pistokache

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 956-665-3582
Email: theresa.matapistokache@utrgv.edu


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