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UTRGV’s legacy institution UTPA ranked high in Stanford study of ‘mobility rates’

UTRGV’s legacy institution UTPA ranked high in Stanford study of ‘mobility rates’


An online magazine that ranks colleges in a variety of categories has recognized The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley for its ability to enroll a large number of students from low-income backgrounds and graduate them into promising careers that help them climb the income scale.


UTRGV’s Rodríguez, Lozano and Mora receive Leaders in STEM Award


INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has named the UTRGV provost and two faculty members as 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM.

Strategic Plan

Follow along as we develop our founding Strategic Plan


The development of our founding strategic plan is well underway. This is a campus-wide initiative, and you can follow the progress and provide input and feedback on the strategic planning process website by clicking above.


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Summer Camps

Youth camps to educate and motivate

Railway, chess, piano, math, engineering, saxophone, marine ecology, basketball, soccer, cheer, volleyball, Team Mario, science, technology… the summer camp opportunities are varied and plentiful. Find the right camp and sign up now for summer fun.

Hurricane Season

June 1 – November 30

Are you prepared for Hurricane Season? Click above to visit the Office of Emergency Preparedness website to learn how to stay safe.



Basketball Season Tickets

Support your UTRGV men’s and women’s basketball teams and get your 2017-18 season tickets today. Men's basketball is expected to host 16 games while women's basketball is expected to host 21 home games at the UTRGV Fieldhouse. UTRGV students receive free admission with student ID.

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Rio Grande City

UTRGV's Starr County Upper-Level Center in Rio Grande City offers courses in bilingual education, criminal justice, history, English, and anthropology.

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Our 186-acre campus in Edinburg features a new Wellness Center, new residence hall, and a covered walkway that spans the perimeter of campus.

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The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen is home to the Regional Academic Health Center and UTRGV's 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Smart Hospital and technology complex.

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South Padre Island

UTRGV's Coastal Studies Lab is located on South Padre Island, serves as our marine biology laboratory, and offers graduate level biology courses.

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Our 320-acre campus in Brownsville provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, as well as beautiful architecture and a scenic oxbow lake.

A University for the Rio Grande Valley