If you are considering submitting an applicationto UTRGV, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is July 1 and the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
UTRGV is anot competitive school to get into. UTRGV evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UTRGV **accepted 80% of students, around 9,727 of the 12,097 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like UTRGV, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
Transfer student admissions is not competitive. For applicants who are not residents of Texas, getting into The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is not competitive.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to UTRGV must submit the following items. Double check with UTRGV's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Out of all students that were admitted, 85% submitted a class rank. At UTRGV 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 53% were in the top 25% and 82% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
UTRGV is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 55% of UTRGV's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 63% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other UTRGV applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UTRGV 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UTRGV student is 1011.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UTRGV students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UTRGV students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at UTRGV, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UTRGV's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UTRGV students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to UTRGV.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in UTRGV during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UTRGV?
Students who are admitted to UTRGV must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does UTRGV accept transfer credits?
UTRGV accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does UTRGV accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UTRGV does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to UTRGV?
UTRGV. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into UTRGV? UTRGV is a open admission institution. The UTRGV acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.
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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 19. 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1120 and Above
950 to 1120
950 and Less
The median SAT score for UTRGV students is 1011. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UTRGV, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UTRGV.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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