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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 18,206
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 75%
Average Aid Amount $7,721
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 3,893
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 93%

Financial Aid Information at UTRGV

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 18,206 students (75% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,721. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 3,893 students (93% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is $8,917 for Texas residents and $18,733 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 18,206 students (75% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,721. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid18,20675%$7,721
Pell Grants15,25063%$5,083
Federal Student Loans8,92737%$5,046

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 3,893 beginning students (93% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,873 students (92% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid3,89393%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,71388%$9,277
Federal Grants3,05673%$5,580
Pell Grants2,96971%$5,523
Other Federal Grants50512%$1,296
State/Local Grants2,85268%$4,590
Institutional Grants1,65739%$2,597
Student Loans94022%$3,790
Federal Student Loans93922%$3,789
Other Student Loans10%$5,000

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 3,678 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Among them, 301 students have lived on campus and 50 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus298298301
Living Off-Campus with Family2,7322,5563,112
Living Off-Campus without Family634550

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level3,3563,198$31,438,653$9,368
$0 - $30,0001,9991,999$21,806,476$10,909
$30,001 - $48,000643643$6,446,200$10,025
$48,001 - $75,000403375$2,589,343$6,425
$75,001 - $110,000180118$407,522$2,264
$110,001 or more13163$189,112$1,444