The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine uses innovative, competency-based medical education to train the next generation of physicians who are committed to improving the lives and well-being of their communities through innovative research and compassionate, patient-centered care, as well as biomedical scientists who will lead the charge in advancing research on diseases such as diabetes and infectious diseases that affect the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the UTRGV School of Medicine was granted preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) on October 19, 2015. As a new medical school, the UTRGV School of Medicine is in the process of obtaining required provisional and full accreditation.


The University is committed to providing equal opportunity in all programs and activities that it sponsors or conducts, in compliance with and to the extent provided by applicable state and federal laws and regulations.