Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a four-years, public school located in Edinburg, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,333 for Texas residents and $15,677 for other students in average.

It offers seventy-six graduate programs: 61 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,351 students have been conferred Master's degree and 63 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Typefour-years, public
Address1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX
Graduate School Students5,679 students
4,512 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,333
Student to Faculty21:1 (4.76%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 76 Graduate Programs
61 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Texas residents, the tuition & fees are $8,333 and $15,677 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $398 for Texas residents and $806 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$398$806
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$8,194 (On-Campus) / $8,194 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,403 (On-Campus) / $4,588 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,170$28,514
Off-Campus Total$22,355$29,699
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 76 major areas - 60 Master's , 6 Doctorate , 2 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 32,441 students enrolled in The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,679 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,058 male and 3,621 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,932 full-time and 3,747 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,512 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 714 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,058
Women Students3,621
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,932
Part-time Students3,747
By race/ethnicity 476 White, 159 Black, and 171 Asian students are attending at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races5
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, 4,512 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 714 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,679
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,512
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses714
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses453
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,512
Texas Resident4,254
Other State In U.S.103
Outside of U.S.155

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