The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX
4-year
Large
Urban

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Majors offered at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Biggest majors
Biology, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General

Academics at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

950-1120
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
17-22
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (81% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley demographics

88% Hispanic
3% White
1% Asian
1% Black
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Student reviews of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Safe campus
Diverse and Inclusive
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Accessible and helpful professors
Welcoming student body
Sofia Canchola
Drawing And Illustration
Sculpture
Sewing
Art + 4 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

As someone who leans towards being more shy, I like how tiny and cozy UTRGV is. It helps me not feel so overwhelmed when being around people all day since it is a much smaller campus. Not only that but since it is a smaller campus, walking distances are perfect.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

None

Jose Hernandez Guevara
Guitar
Ukulele
Music
Muay Thai

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

In my opinion, this university has helped a lot in my social life. In addition, it is one of the best universities in Texas in all aspects. I would recommend 100%

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Just the paperwork gets slow.

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

This university has helped me grow as a person by gaining experience and interacting with different types of people with different types of major plans.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I feel that the need for more extra activities for the students to have to participate in that are more local to the Brownsville area.

Anita Reyna
Research
Writing
Teaching
Veterinary Medicine

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

UTRGV is a campus full of diversity and opportunity. While being one of the most affordable colleges in Texas, the university caters to low-income Hispanic families in the Rio Grande Valley. During my time here, UTRGV has offered many relief packages that can help a student with financial aid. If you wish to attend a school that celebrates its local community, I highly recommend UTRGV.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Sometimes it can be difficult to receive help, like scheduling an advising appointment.

Adrian Alfaro
Graphic Design
Video Editing and Production

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

I grew up in the RGV so I'm comfortable with the weather. Teachers are good and facilities are clean. Good affordable place to get an expensive piece of paper.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Not bike-friendly enough.

Mariana Velasco
Politics and Political Science
Gardening
Cooking
Singing + 6 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

I think that UTRGV is a great university that has helped me learn more about what I want to be in the future. I was scared of the transition from high school to college, but it has been amazing.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I think that it is important to understand that things may not always go as expected and that is okay. This university is a great environment that will make you feel comfortable if you are feeling lost or discouraged. All the people I have met have been great.

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