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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley / Department of History is located in Edinburg, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
8
Accepted
7
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 1

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
92%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 80%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (30%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Texas-Mexican legacy, modern America, Southwest, labor, modern Europe
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX  78539
United States
Contact Thomas Britten
Chair
Email: thomas.britten@utrgv.edu
Phone: 956-882-5130