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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

World University Rankings 2024
US College Rankings 2022
Young University Rankings 2023
One West University Blvd, Edinburg, Brownsville, Texas, 78520, United States

About University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Established in 2013, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a public research state university located in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas, USA.

The university offers more than 120 graduate and undergraduate programmes in various disciplines ranging from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to liberal arts and business communications. From 2016, the university also started offering courses in clinical medicine through its own School of Medicine.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is poised to be the second largest Hispanic-serving institution in the USA.

The university has academic partnerships with a wide range of academic institutions across the world and offers students an array of opportunities in student research in its facilities which include the Coastal Studies Lab, Centre for Biomedical Studies, and the Centre for Excellence in STEM Education. The university, through its office of new development, research, innovation and technology commercialisation has been prioritising student involvement in research and innovation.

The university is spread over a large campus of 550 acres and owns 105 buildings offering students a wide range of amenities ranging from housing and cafeterias.

In addition to these, the university also organises several events like the International Students Greet and Meet, Lunar New Year celebrations and several other events each year. Different international student events, workshops, community festivals and interactions are also organised regularly as a part of the campus activities.

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Key statistics

  • 21.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 24%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 61 : 39
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 28,703
    Number of FTE Students
  • $18,260
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $8,252
    On-campus Room and Board
  • $40,567
    Salary after 10 years
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings and (2) 2022 US Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Archaeology
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
  • Education

    • Education
  • Psychology

    • Psychology