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The University of Texas Río Grande Valley is a component of the University of Texas System. The School of Art consists of two locations in the southernmost part Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. One is located in Edinburg and the other in Brownsville. Both locations are close to South Padre Island and northern Mexico. The School of Art’s programs operates in a unique rich international multicultural bilingual environment that provides abundant opportunities for artistic development and expression.


The School of Art supports the Guiding Principles of the University and encourages students to pursue lifelong learning and the development and practice of their discipline. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in various art programs. We also offer undergraduate and graduate study abroad courses in such countries as China, Peru, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Italy.

Contact Information


Rusteberg Hall 180
One West University Blvd.
Brownsville, Texas, 78520
(956) 882-8805


VABL 1.201
2412 Bus. 281 (Closner)
Edinburg, Texas 78539
(956) 665-3480