University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

country rank  407
world rank  1102

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Established in 2013, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Edinburg (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Edinburg, Harlingen. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 7 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTRGV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Search Engine New

University Search Engine

search the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's website

University Identity

Name
Acronym UTRGV
Founded 2013 Consolidation of the University of Texas at Brownsville (1991), the University of Texas Pan American (1927) and the UT Regional Academic Health Center - Harlingen
Motto Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy
Colours Orange, gray, green and navy blue

University Location

Address 1201 W University Drive
Edinburg
78539-2999 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (888) 882 4026
Fax +1 (956) 381 2150
Other locations Edinburg, Harlingen

Study Areas and Degree Levels


Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's courses and programs with the uniRank Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office

(956) 381 2206

Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Library
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 509,892 physical volumes, 21,114 physical media, 18,007 digital/electronic medium and 503 licensed digital/electronic databases. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,298 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's facilities and services with the uniRank Search Engine

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's accreditations with the uniRank Search Engine

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Texas System (UT System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.



Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine


Social Media

Facebook

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Facebook page for social networking University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Facebook page


Twitter

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Twitter page


LinkedIn

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


YouTube

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's YouTube page


Instagram

n.a.


Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported


Open Education Global

Not reported


Tip: search for University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's online or distance education courses with the uniRank Search Engine


Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.


Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in the United States

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in North America by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021