Rio Grande Valley College

Rio Grande Valley College (Rio Grande Valley) is a Private, Less than 2 years school located in Pharr, TX. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $27,400 in average. The school has a total enrollment of 614 and it offers total 7 career programs.

Largest Career Programs at Rio Grande Valley College

The largest career programs at Rio Grande Valley College is Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide . Its 2020 tuition and fees are $900 where the average tuition & fees of the Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide over all offered colleges is $4,281. The length of the program is 100 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 1 months.
Next table shows the 7 largest career programs at Rio Grande Valley College with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.
6 Largest Career Programs at Rio Grande Valley College
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide $900-100 Contact Hours1 Months $4,281
2Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $27,500-1765 Contact Hours13 Months $14,963
3Medical/Clinical Assistant $15,450-940 Contact Hours7 Months $13,266
4Pharmacy Technician/Assistant $16,200-780 Contact Hours6 Months $12,956
5Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller $15,400-900 Contact Hours7 Months $14,152
6Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse $28,992-60 Contact Hours12 Months $16,340

Directory and Accreditation Information

Rio Grande Valley College (referred to as Rio Grande Valley) is a Private, Less than 2 years school located in Pharr, TX. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Rio Grande Valley College is $27,400 over career programs. The school has a total enrollment of 614 and student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1 (3.33%).

Rio Grande Valley College is accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (12/1/2010 - Current).

5419 North Cage Boulevard, Pharr, TX
956-781-6800

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 614 students are attending at Rio Grande Valley College. There are 19 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 16 part-time faculty working for Rio Grande Valley College. The students to faculty ratio is 30 to 1 (3.33%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 49 (full-time) and 18 (part-time).
The graduation rate at Rio Grande Valley College is 78% and the retention rate is 78% at the school.
Rio Grande Valley 2020 Key Statistics
Student Population614
Graduation Rate78%
Number of Faculty35
Student to Faculty Ratio30 to 1

2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Rio Grande Valley College is $27,400 for academic year 2019-2020. The amount is the average costs over all career programs and costs for some program may quietly differ from the average cost. Rio Grande Valley College offers the alternative tuition plans.
54% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $10,756 (exclude student loans).
Rio Grande Valley 2020 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$27,400
Books & Supplies-
Off-Campus Room & Board$1,461
Off-Campus Expenses$1,349
Average Financial Amount$10,756

Career Programs at Rio Grande Valley

Rio Grande Valley College offers 7 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate. Next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 406 students have completed their career programs at Rio Grande Valley College.
Offered Career Programs at Rio Grande Valley College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate30299
2 Years Certificate30107
Associate's Degree100
Total70406

Rio Grande Valley College offers 7 programs through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 406 students have completed their studies.
  • 299 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 107 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 272 completers-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant12-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide260-
Total299
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller0-
Medical/Clinical Assistant0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Total107
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Total0

Student Population at Rio Grande Valley

For academic year 2019-2020, total 626 students enrolled into Rio Grande Valley College. By gender, 121 male and 505 female students are attending Rio Grande Valley College. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Rio Grande Valley College.
Student Population By Gender
Rio Grande Valley College
TotalMaleFemale
Total626121505
Full-time626121505
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Rio Grande Valley College.
There are 3 White (0.48%), 1 Black/African American (0.16%), 616 Hispanic (98.40%), 5 Asian (0.80%), and 616 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Rio Grande Valley College
TotalMaleFemale
Total626121505
American Indian/Native American000
Asian523
Black/African American101
Hispanic616119497
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White303
Two More000
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien000

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