24
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of Sociology and Anthropology is located in Edinburg, TX, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Disaster studies
Master of Science (MS) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
83%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree, official transcripts, personal statement, two letters of recommendation

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 87.5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.33%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (0)
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sociology of education, sociology of health, sociology of religion, migration, race and ethnicity, gender, border studies, disaster studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Ramon Guerra
Chair
Email: ramon.guerra@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-665-3339