Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


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Recent Reviews

Deztiny
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UTRGV is an amazing University, if it weren't for my parents pushing me to apply to college I would never have had the colleg...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UTRGV is an amazing University, if it weren't for my parents pushing me to apply to college I would never have had the college experience everyone talks about. Being apart of the University has taught me so much about the different cultures around me, and about how close everyone is even if they just met.

Marco
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I must give an honest review of my university, and I can honestly say that although this university gets a bad review for bei...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I must give an honest review of my university, and I can honestly say that although this university gets a bad review for being in Brownsville Texas, it is such an amazing university. The academics are outstanding, the students are very determined, the faculty here is very generous and helpful to those that seek it, overall, my university deserves a better rating from those that have not experienced it. It may not be a top tier university, but it does not deserve the ratings that people currently give it either. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is currently ranked the 4th best university in Texas by “BestColleges.com” and I can agree on that, because this university is not bad at all for all the programs and opportunities that it offers for students. A great example is that this university is home to the nationally award-winning Mariachi Aztlan, that I am hoping to become a part of very soon. Students here have also had the opportunity to be taught by award winning professors such as Dr. Karen Lozano, who was awarded the Presidential Excellence Award in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring by President Donald J. Trump. Dr. Lozano is a mechanical engineering professor and the director of the UTRGV Nanotechnology Center of Excellence. I, myself, am an engineering student, however, I also enjoy music, mariachi music to be precise, and I love the fact that I am given the opportunity to major in both Computer Hardware Engineering, as well as Mariachi Education! Two complete opposite areas of study, yet this university offers the chance to pursue a degree in both! I usually attend the Brownsville campus, but there are two campuses for UTRGV, the other is in Edinburg, Texas, about an hour and a half away from Brownsville. If a class is not offered at the campus a student attends, it is usually offered at the other campus, but to make sure a student has no problem to attend that class, the university offers a bus shuttle to take students to each campus if they have no form of transportation, as well as so they do not have to drive an hour and a half! The bus shuttle even has built-in wireless internet connection so that students have the chance to complete their work while they are on their way to classes! Overall, I have to say that this university is incredible for what it offers and the cost of attending, the knowledge and experience that is obtained here is great, especially for those that struggle financially. This university definitely deserves its spot as the 4th best university in Texas!

Samantha
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It's a decent school, however if you were born and raised within it's proximity I highly recommend that you go elsewhere. You...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a decent school, however if you were born and raised within it's proximity I highly recommend that you go elsewhere. You will not get the real college experience that is needed to mature and evolve if you stay here. As for the campus in general it's a quaint campus however, once again, I recommend going somewhere else if you can. The classes are far to crowded, making the instruction time less efficient. The professors either are very compassionate or very careless, so be careful care full with which professors you end up with. On top of that the sports offered here are few in number, and it would be far more energetic if there was a football team.

Larry
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I believe a UTRGV is not just about me its about the value of education they are dedicated to provide those who attend . This...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I believe a UTRGV is not just about me its about the value of education they are dedicated to provide those who attend . This is my first year attending college I am currently a freshmen my experience so far attending UTRGV has been great. I would encourage others to enroll.

Meghan
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My overall opinion is that this university is constantly bettering itself. The culture of the campus is evolving, and pursuin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion is that this university is constantly bettering itself. The culture of the campus is evolving, and pursuing a better experience for it’s students. It’s been ranked the fourth best college in Texas for 2019, and it has a long legacy of producing successful alumni.

Evelyn
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a very unique campus compared to many others. It is located in two different bor...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a very unique campus compared to many others. It is located in two different border cities, which are Brownsville and Edinburg. Due to its location, the student life is significantly influenced by northern Mexican culture. Having been a student from there since I was sixteen years old, it is always a great experience to participate in school activities that highlight our academic accomplishments as well as our heritage. Attending a university where most of the alumni are bilingual, provides me with great pride of my cultural background, and hope for intellectual proficiency.

Nicole
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has changed my life in so many ways. For instance, staying on campus was an amazin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has changed my life in so many ways. For instance, staying on campus was an amazing experience I will forever cherish. I met so many people, and the professors were helpful and available when I needed to access them. I attended soccer, volleyball, and basketball games. The crowd was fun to watch as well.

lorena
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The school academics are great and they offer a variety of majors to choose from. The professors are very professional and go...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The school academics are great and they offer a variety of majors to choose from. The professors are very professional and good at their work they are usually available prior to scheduling a meeting and they are willing to help you and work with you in anyway they are able to.

Jonathan
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UTRGV is like a second home for me where they can offer me the opportunity to teach me and get me prepared for my future drea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UTRGV is like a second home for me where they can offer me the opportunity to teach me and get me prepared for my future dream of becoming an anime director and to start my own production company. Sure, the classes will get difficult as the semester up and go, but as long as you have a dream worth fighting for and that you believe in it, then it will become a reality with belief, patience and hard work.

Jessica
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a high standing University due to its commitment to the students as well as to t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a high standing University due to its commitment to the students as well as to the community. They are always available when you need it which makes it easier for the people who are struggling or have questions about something.

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  • 24,023
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $7,438
  • Acceptance rate
  • 64%

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