UTRGV Ranks High in Online Colleges


UTRGV Ranks High in Online Colleges

UTRGV, best online collegesThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is sixth in the list of Best Online Colleges in Texas for 2019-2020 by OnlineColleges.com, Accolades came for the affordability and quality of its online programs.

Several factors make up the online colleges ranking of universities across Texas. These include accreditation, affordability, accessibility, student satisfaction and online growth.

  • In the “Annual Tuition and Fees” category, UTRGV came in at $7,587. This is based on criteria that refer to the average in-state tuition and required fees for both full-time undergraduates and graduate students as of 2017-19. Statistics are based on reports from the National Center for Education Statistics.
  • The university’s “Distance Education Participation” is 46. This refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all courses via distance education.
  • The “Number of Programs Offered” category indicates the count of degrees and certificates available via distance education at any level. UTRGV, as 2017-18, offers 15.

All category rankings assess four-year institutions.