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 sixty-seven graduate programs: 55 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,158 students have been conferred Master's degree and 34 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 Students3,966 students
1,224 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,789
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 67 Graduate Programs
55 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 5 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 $440 for Texas residents and $862 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$440$862
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)

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 67 major areas - 55 Master's (17 online programs), 5 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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.
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 28,644 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, 3,966 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,458 male and 2,508 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,244 full-time and 2,722 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,224 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 492 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,458
Women Students2,508
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,244
Part-time Students2,722
By race/ethnicity 307 White, 125 Black, and 105 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 races9
75 students are younger than 22 and 720 students are older than 65. The school has 2,109 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,062 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under75
40 & Over720
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, 1,224 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 492 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,966
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,224
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses492
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,250
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,224
Texas Resident1,185
Other State In U.S.31
Outside of U.S.8

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