Applying to Accelerated BS/MS 5 Year Program

The accelerated Bachelor's and Master's (4+ 1) degree program is designed by to provide students with high academic achievements the opportunity to link advanced undergraduate coursework with graduate coursework and degree completion. The program will allow students to get an early start on master's degree while completing the Bachelor's degree.

Admission Requirements

Application: Submit a UTRGV Graduate Application at The university application fee of $50 ($100 for International Applicants) can be paid online by credit card or electronic check (in the online application). All application fees are nonrefundable.

Additional Requirements:

Students are eligible to apply for admission to the 5 year program during the semester they complete 60 hours (45 General Education core (including 3 for Calculus) + 15 math) of undergraduate coursework with at least a 3.2 GPA and minimum 3.5 GPA from at least 15 hours in mathematics courses.

To be considered for admission to the 5 year program, students must submit a 5 year application during the semester they complete 60 hours. Only 5 year program candidates demonstrating superior undergraduate academic performance in mathematics and strong recommendation will be considered for admission. By the end of their third year, students in the program must complete minimum 90 hours; complete courses in Modem Algebra and Real Analysis; and maintain at least a 3.2 GPA and 3.5 GPA in mathematics courses.

Before the start of the second semester of the fourth year, students should submit the General GRE scores with a minimum Quantitative score of 150.