Financial Assistance

General Information

Financial aid plays a vital role at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley where a large percentage of students receive some type of financial assistance.

Tuition and fees at UTRGV are significantly lower than private colleges and equal to, or lower than, most public colleges. This, together with the availability of financial aid funds, makes UTRGV an outstanding educational value.

There are several sources of undergraduate student aid, including federal, state, institutional and private funds. Financial assistance comes in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and work-study.

For more information about the various types of financial assistance, you may visit us at:

U Central
One West University Blvd.
The Tower, Main, Rm. 1.101
Brownsville, TX 78520
1201 West University Dr 
Student Services Bldg., First Floor
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: 956-882-4026
Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

To find out if the federal student financial aid application has been processed, or to see the information on the application, a student can call 1-800-433-3243 or visit the website at


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