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University of Rio Grande

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world rank  4298

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Overview

Founded in 1876, the University of Rio Grande is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Rio Grande (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Rio Grande is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Rio Grande offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this US higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Rio Grande also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

University of Rio Grande's Control Typeprivate

Entity

University of Rio Grande's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

University of Rio Grande' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized

Selectivity

University of Rio Grande's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1876
Motto You're one of a kind. So are we.
Colours Red, white and black
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 218 N College Avenue
Rio Grande
45674 Ohio
United States
University of Rio Grande's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Rio Grande Phone Number +1 (740) 245 7206
University of Rio Grande Fax Number +1

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Rio Grande's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Rio Grande's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Rio Grande's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Rio Grande.

University of Rio Grande: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)
International
students
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Rio Grande's admission information.

University of Rio Grande's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


University of Rio Grande's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Rio Grande a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Rio Grande's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.


University of Rio Grande's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


University of Rio Grande's Admission Office Admission Office






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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Rio Grande.

University of Rio Grande's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Rio Grande has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.


University of Rio Grande's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).


University of Rio Grande's Control Type Control Type

University of Rio Grande is a private higher education institution.


University of Rio Grande's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Rio Grande is a non-profit higher education institution.


University of Rio Grande's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.


University of Rio Grande's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

University of Rio Grande does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official University of Rio Grande's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Single program-Education

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Rio Grande's main facilities:


University of Rio Grande's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Rio Grande's Library

University of Rio Grande's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 124,611 physical volumes, 261 physical media, 85,000 digital/electronic media and 116 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 5 full-time employees, including 2 librarians. University of Rio Grande's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

University of Rio Grande's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the University of Rio Grande provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 560 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

University of Rio Grande's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

Not reported



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Rio Grande's main services:


University of Rio Grande's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

University of Rio Grande's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Rio Grande's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level Source: IPDES.

University of Rio Grande's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Rio Grande's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


University of Rio Grande's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Rio Grande is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Higher Learning Commission


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Rio Grande's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Rio Grande's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Rio Grande's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

University of Rio Grande's Facebook page University of Rio Grande's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Rio Grande's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Rio Grande's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Rio Grande's YouTube channel University of Rio Grande's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Rio Grande's Instagram page University of Rio Grande's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Rio Grande's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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