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Overview

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is located at the southern tip of Texas, one of the fastest growing areas in the U.S. UTRGV provides affordable education and global opportunities to people in the region and is creating a steadfast commitment to excellence in higher education.

UTRGV's online accelerated programs operate with the goal of optimizing the student experience.

UTRGV was ranked third among the UT System schools listed in the Forbes magazine 2016 list of America's Top Colleges.

Poised to be the second largest Hispanic-serving institution in the nation, UTRGV emphasizes educating 21st-century leaders and professionals who are culturally fluent and have a deep understanding of the perspectives, languages and values of people from different backgrounds.