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.
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|Name||University of Texas Rio Grande Valley|
|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|
|Address||1201 W University Drive
|Tel||+1 (888) 882 4026|
|Fax||+1 (956) 381 2150|
|Other locations||Edinburg, Harlingen|
|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
(956) 381 2206
|Control Type||Public State|
|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|
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.
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.
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