Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


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Recent Reviews

clarissa
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas-Pan American helped me discover my highest purpose and calling. Class sizes are small and professors ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas-Pan American helped me discover my highest purpose and calling. Class sizes are small and professors offer their attention and assistance. Study rooms and the library are my comfort zones at UTRGV because I am able to conduct research, use the school's facilities, and increase my academic performance. Though its externals are amazing, I am grateful to attend a University that influenced the course of my life due to its intelligent professors and fields of study. Throughout my second year of college, I abided to a major degree plan in Biology and a minor in Philosophy. While biology helps me understand the physical world, philosophy is present to help me understand the metaphysical world. Both of these subjects are my passions; however, philosophy enables me to see diverse perspectives of metaphysics regarding humanity, faith, reason, intuition, religion, and divine substances. As I study ancient and modern philosophy, I am able to recognize what philosophers believed back then and gain a sense of understanding of their revelations. During Fall semester of 2016, I took a Modern Philosophy course with Dr. Thomas Pearson, that introduced famous critical philosophers and their reaction to the Scientific Revolution in Europe. Specifically, the 30 Years War on religion in Europe perpetuated strong oppositions to new scientific inquiries. The dispute between science and religion interests me because it is difficult to follow one whole heartedly with a justified reason. The more I learned about modern philosophers, the more I wanted to dive into their literature and discover their multi dimensional beliefs and thoughts. Questions arise inevitably, and one must attempt to provide the most rational and logical answer with regards to past beliefs and current individual judgments. This is where my curiosity lies. I believe in the spooky, the unnatural, and the bizarre.

Andrea
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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is an institution where diversity is present providing students to have different ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is an institution where diversity is present providing students to have different ways to be involved in different disciplines such as culture, sports and academics. It provides a variety of opportunities for research and community service. The faculty is warm and always accessible providing help to students.

Yolanda
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My overall opinion of University of Texas- Pan American (or University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) is that it has a very kind...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall opinion of University of Texas- Pan American (or University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) is that it has a very kind community. We have a group on Facebook where freshman can ask questions about FAFSA, where to access certain things, and where a building is. Whenever someone finds a lost item or see another college student hit somebody's car, they right away post on the group looking for the owner. There's always events, and if you need help on campus you can ask anyone in your line of sight; I helped 2 people on my first day find their classes. Overall, UTRGV is an awesome school to experience college for the first time.

Dulce
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There is always something going on, on campus. There are many clubs and organizations to join. The overall experience is grea...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

There is always something going on, on campus. There are many clubs and organizations to join. The overall experience is great when you get involved. The professors for the most part are accessible and will always be willing to help you. It's a great university!

isabelle
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All I can say about UTRGV is that it is a great school that is often looked down at, or looked at as a "second option", but r...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

All I can say about UTRGV is that it is a great school that is often looked down at, or looked at as a "second option", but really it should be your first option especially if you live in the valley already or are looking for an athletic scholarship! the opportunities​ they offer you are enormous and just as good as any other school northern up texas.

Arissa
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UTRGV is a great school for in-state and out of state students. It is a terrific place to unleash your creative side and im...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UTRGV is a great school for in-state and out of state students. It is a terrific place to unleash your creative side and immerse your self in intellectual courses. You will never fail to find an extracurricular activity that fits you. This school is growing quickly and is a fine place to gain a great college education.

Deborah
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Great school with plenty of opportunities.

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Great school with plenty of opportunities.

Chun-Chi
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UTRGV is a great school! It is not extremely diverse, but overall the population is nice and friendly. Academic-wise, profess...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UTRGV is a great school! It is not extremely diverse, but overall the population is nice and friendly. Academic-wise, professors are good! Wish the athletics games were more supported by the student-body, rather than locals. As an International student, there isn't enough support. Staff members are bad at communicating and they don't offer any good scholarships, which is very sad.

Karina
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I am a legacy of The University of Texas-Pan American, which in 2015 joined The University of Texas Brownsville to form The U...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am a legacy of The University of Texas-Pan American, which in 2015 joined The University of Texas Brownsville to form The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Since then, everything has gone up. The school's rating, the tuition, and the school's spirit. As in everything, changes are always hard. No one liked the new mascot, creating it a community problem. Students hated to take the bus for a hour to arrive to the opposite campus. Now, two years later, students and staff have being able to create a harmonious environment between both campuses.

Yulsi
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My university might not be the number one ranked but it has provided me with the opportunity to earn my degree near home. UTR...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My university might not be the number one ranked but it has provided me with the opportunity to earn my degree near home. UTRGV is expanding and increasing in student applicants each year so I hope that it can provide a great experience to every future student as it has continued to provide to me. The Rio Grande Valley has been my home since I was born and I love living here close to all my loved ones. Thanks to UTRGV I am in the process of working towards my nursing degree which will be a challenging process but I am glad that I am able to be with my family while I am earning my education. I cannot have imagined earning my BSN degree anywhere else other than at UTRGV.

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

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