52
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Psychological Science is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology Experimental psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 15
Other Advanced Degrees 5

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
20
Accepted
15
Enrolled
69%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 96.15%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian Not Reported
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (3)
Male (13)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biofeedback, acculturation, health, stress/trauma, neuropsychological assessment, false memories, children's theory of mind
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Pamela Anderson-Mejias
Interim Chair
Email: pamela.andersonmejias@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-3426