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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / School of Nursing is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult health nursing
(Post Master's Certificate) Psychiatric mental health nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Texas RN licensure, undergraduate physical statistic course

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards September 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 5
Male (2)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health promotion, adolescent pregnancy, herbal and nontraditional approaches, healing touch stress
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Dr. Eloisa G. Tamez
Professor/Chief Nursing Administrator
Email: eloisa.tamez@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-3616
Fax: 956-665-5252

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