A path to a better life at the Rio Grande Valley - Map of UTRGV Campus Locations in Edinburg, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen, South Padre Island, and Rio Grande City

Our Mission

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides a path to a better life with a comprehensive education for student-success delivered by world class scholars supported by caring staff. The CECS will transform the Rio Grande Valley and beyond through learning innovations and academic programs united with research that is impactful. 

Our Vision

Our vision is to make a meaningful difference for our students and people in all walks of life, establish a nurturing environment for the blossoming of creative activity, and seeing that our activities are a catalyst for economic prosperity and engagement with the global community as a Gateway to the Americas. The CECS will become “among the preeminent colleges” with integrated educational and research programs, and areas of distinction done with Compassion, Community, and Technology.

Our Roadmap

  1. We provide bi-cultural learning innovations with a personal touch
  2. We provide nimble academic programs united with translational research
  3. We serve as a Gateway to the Americas

Our Motto

"The Sun Never Sets at UTRGV’s CECS: We are your Path to a Better Life"

Our Objectives

Compassion, Community and Technology

Our Purpose

Develop “STEM-literate students” by reducing the ever widening gap between people who understand high technology and those who do not.