Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Edinburg, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,789 for Texas residents and $15,151 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
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, TX
Graduate School Students4,148 students
1,229 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,789
Out-of-State$15,151
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 76 Graduate Programs
61 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,789 and $15,151 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $367 for Texas residents and $776 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,458$13,820
Fees$1,331$1,331
Cost per Credit$367$776
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$8,126 (On-Campus) / $8,126 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,426 (On-Campus) / $4,520 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$20,581$27,943
Off-Campus Total$21,675$29,037
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$6,608$6,719$6,889$7,128$7,789
Out-of-State$13,952$14,189$14,359$14,724$15,151

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 212 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
Total1,35163172
Men43534-15
Women91629157
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.
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 29,113 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, 4,148 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,553 male and 2,595 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,640 full-time and 2,508 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,229 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 556 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total4,148
Men Students1,553
Women Students2,595
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total4,148
Full-time Students1,640
Part-time Students2,508
By race/ethnicity 373 White, 108 Black, and 130 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
Total4,148
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian130
Black108
Hispanic3,081
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
13
White373
Two or more races2
Un-Known162
87 students are younger than 22 and 692 students are older than 65. The school has 2,337 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,032 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total4,148
21 & Under87
22-24998
25-291,339
30-34631
35-39401
40 & Over692
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, 1,229 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 556 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,148
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,229
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses556
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,363
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,229
Texas Resident1,187
Other State In U.S.34
Outside of U.S.8



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