Accreditation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a Hispanic serving institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

The EPP is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The consolidation of NCATE and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) resulted in the creation of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

In addition, the music education programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the theatre education program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

The UTRGV Counseling program is seeking accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).