The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Edinburg, TX, less than an hour from McAllen, Edinburg, Mission.
Founded in 1927, the institution currently enrolls around 32,441 students a year, including 26,762 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
UTRGV's endowment was valued at $103,771,763 in 2021. The school spends $6,872 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 80%
Mean ACT score: 19
Mean SAT score: 1011
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: July 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is noncompetitive to get into The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Around 80 percent of all applicants to UTRGV are accepted each year.
The mean composite SAT score is 1011. The mean ACT scores is 19.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
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Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $15,803 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UTRGV is Jul 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UTRGV is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UTRGV is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into UTRGV. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at UTRGV is like? There are approximately 29,113 students enrolled at UTRGV, including 24,965 undergraduate students and 4,148 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.
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