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Hail to the chief: UTRGV swears in its inaugural police chief


A room filled with law enforcement personnel were on hand to witness the swearing in for the new police chief who will lead campuses in Brownsville, Harlingen and Edinburg.

UTRGV Medical School Seeks Accreditation

School of Medicine receives candidacy to begin accreditation process


The Liaison Committee on Medical Education has approved the UTRGV School of Medicine’s candidacy for accreditation – the first step for new medical education programs seeking LCME accreditation.

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Welcome to The UTRGV School of Medicine


"We are at the beginning a powerful journey for the Rio Grande Valley. In rapid succession, The University of Texas System will open a new university in 2015 and medical school in 2016." - Dean Francisco Fernandez, M.D.

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