How to Apply

Apply to the UTRGV Graduate College:

 

Step #1: Submit a UTRGV Graduate Application at www.applytexas.org. 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.

 

Step #2: Register on the UTRGV Recommenders and Document Upload Webpage (www.utrgv.edu/gradupload). This is where you will request recommenders and upload program requirement documents, and where the graduate office will upload your transcripts. If you do not complete this step, we will not be able to process your application.

 

Step #3: Request your transcripts and other supporting documentation to be mailed to:

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
The Graduate College
Marialice Shary Shivers Bldg. 1.158
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

 

Review and submit all Program Requirements:

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Essay (1500 words) detailing professional goals and reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
  • Resume.
  • GRE General Test with preferred minimum scores of 153 Verbal and 144 Quantitative. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years.

Online application at www.applytexas.org. 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 non-refundable.