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university of texas rio grande valley

With campuses in Edinburg and Brownsville, UTRGV is the premier university of the Rio Grande Valley.

24,965

undergraduate students

61.6%

students receiving Pell Grant

70%

students return for sophomore year

$10,375

average financial aid package

72%

financial need met

18:1

student-faculty ratio

80%

acceptance rate

Applying

  • Priority admissions deadline for fall & summer: February 1st

  • Automatic Admission: top 10% of graduating class

  • Students submit their UTRGV application on Apply Texas.

  • Students send their standardized test scores (school codes: ACT 6991 and SAT 6568).

  • Students send their high school transcript and college transcript (if applicable).

Essays

Review CSLAP's essay advice and resources here.

Connect With A Mentor From UTRGV

Our mentors know the unique challenges RGV students face while applying to and attending college. Let our mentors help through email, phone, or Zoom.