The University of Texas Rio Grande ValleySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Edinburg, Texas Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,132

Avg in-state tuition

$18,260

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a large public university located on an urban campus in Edinburg, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 29,113, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 80%. The university offers 66 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 46%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,132, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,260.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

80% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 80%

Retention Rate 76%

Graduation Rate 46%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 950-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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58%

Female Student Population

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

29k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

89%

White

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

Black

1%

Asian

1%

Two or more races

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

67% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

67%

State Grant Aid

59%

Institution Grant Aid

47%

Pell Grant

67%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,745
State Grant Aid $4,937
Institution Grant Aid $2,908
Pell Grant Aid $5,215
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.