University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

country rank  390
world rank  1115

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University Overview

Established in 2013, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Brownsville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Edinburg, Harlingen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational 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 5 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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

University Location

Address One West University Boulevard
Brownsville (population range: 50,000-249,999)
78520 Texas
United States
T +1 888-882-4026
F +1 (956) 381 2150
Other locations Edinburg, Harlingen

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

+1 (956) 381 2206

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019