|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,424 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 9,998 applications and 6,392 students were granted admission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 78% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 52% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||850 to 1050|
|ACT||18 to 22|
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,762 and in-state students paid $5,970.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 70% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,924 (which is 11.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2016-2017, was 776, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,829 (which is 27.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has enrolled a total of 27,560 students (19,040 students full-time and 8,520 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 27,560 students, 1,683 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 24,023 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,537 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,349 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 1%
Two or more races: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||272||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||244||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||9%||153||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||4%||60|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||57|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||54|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||46|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,000. Last year, out of the total 618 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 550 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 909 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 809 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|