At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1927
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $7,438
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Edinburg, TX

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 11

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 64%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 39%
  • Application Fee
  • $0
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

84%

Top half of HS class

54%

Top quarter of HS class

23%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 420-520
  • Math
  • 430-530
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 18-22
  • English
  • 16-21
  • Math
  • 17-23
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 63%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 39%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 24,023

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$7,438

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,210

books and supplies

$7,950

room and board

$16,598

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$17,230

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,210

books and supplies

$7,950

room and board

$26,390

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $2,673
  • $30-$48K
  • $3,514
  • $48-$75K
  • $6,196
  • $75-$110K
  • $11,312
  • $110 & UP
  • $13,161
Financial aid

91%

Receiving Financial Aid

71%

Receiving Federal Grants

21%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 11

Student Life

Student Body

24,023

Total undergrad enrollment

3,537

Total grad students

0%

Out-of-state

97%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 56%

    FEMALE

  • 44

    MALE
Organizations

139

Student Organizations

9

Fraternities

7

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

5%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 0%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 91%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 3%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

19:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,079

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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