School Profile

  • Public University

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 24,965

  • Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipient Rate: 61.6%

  • Priority Admissions Deadline for Fall and 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).


UTRGV requires students to submit one of the Apply Texas Essays (A, B, or C). University scholarships may require an additional short answer response or essay.

Review CSLAP's essay advice and resources here.

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