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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a public, state university in the town of Edinburg, Texas. UTRGV was founded in 1927. The college currently enrolls around 31,559 students per year, including 26,434 undergraduates.

UTRGV Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into UTRGV. The acceptance rate at UTRGV is 87%. In 2022, 12,674 students applied to UTRGV and 11,072 were admitted.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is located in Edinburg, Texas, near McAllen and Edinburg and Mission.

If you would like to see UTRGV for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Express 281, Express 83 to Edinburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, McAllen Miller International.

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College Info

1201 West University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539

Campus Setting: Small Town

UTRGV Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UTRGV is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UTRGV is Jul 1.

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Composite SAT Range

910 - 1110


Math SAT Range

440 - 550


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


910 to 1110


910 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UTRGV students is 1016. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UTRGV, while applicants with SAT scores between 910 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 910 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UTRGV.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UTRGV is like? There are approximately 31,559 students enrolled at UTRGV, including 26,434 undergraduate students and 5,125 graduate students. 74% percent of students attend school full-time.


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