Rio Grande Valley College

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2018 Student Loan
2.14%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
614
100% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
78.5%
310 Graduates

About

Rio Grande Valley College is a higher education institution located in Hidalgo County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Rio Grande Valley College were .

In 2020, 594 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Rio Grande Valley College. 84.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (585 degrees), 117 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Rio Grande Valley College is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Rio Grande Valley College is $0, which is $−11,500 less than the national average for ($11,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $0.

In 2020, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$0
2020 Value

In 2020 Rio Grande Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $0. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Rio Grande Valley College grew by 0%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Rio Grande Valley College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 3.85% with respect to 2019, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Rio Grande Valley College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.14%
2018 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Rio Grande Valley College was 2.14%, which represents 5 out of the 234 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Rio Grande Valley College has a total enrollment of 614 students. The full-time enrollment at Rio Grande Valley College is 614 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Rio Grande Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rio Grande Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 98.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.651% Asian, 0.651% White, 0.326% Black or African American, 0.163% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rio Grande Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (82.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.3%) and Asian Male (0.489%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Rio Grande Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 614 students. The full-time enrollment at Rio Grande Valley College is 614 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Rio Grande Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 65.9% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Rio Grande Valley College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Rio Grande Valley College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    603
  2. Asian
    4
  3. White
    4

The enrolled student population at Rio Grande Valley College is 98.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.651% Asian, 0.651% White, 0.326% Black or African American, 0.163% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 37.9% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 408 more women than men received degrees from Rio Grande Valley College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Rio Grande Valley College is hispanic or latino (585 degrees awarded). There were 117 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Rio Grande Valley College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Rio Grande Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (594 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are Registered nurses (1,370,804 people), Medical & health services managers (143,726 people), Pharmacists (133,114 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (128,961 people), and Physicians (98,309 people).

The most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are Health (594 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Dentists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are Health (594 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,439,585 people), Outpatient care centers (221,078 people), Offices of physicians (213,822 people), Elementary & secondary schools (194,060 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,974 people).

The most specialized majors at Rio Grande Valley College are Health (594 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Rio Grande Valley College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Rio Grande Valley College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

93
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
501
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Rio Grande Valley College, which is 0.186 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (501).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Rio Grande Valley College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 0.176 times less than the 165 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 165 degrees were awarded to women at Rio Grande Valley College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 5.69 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 16% of students graduating from Rio Grande Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Rio Grande Valley College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    585 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Rio Grande Valley College is hispanic or latino (585 degrees awarded). There were 117 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (5 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    496 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Rio Grande Valley College is hispanic or latino female (496 degrees awarded). There were 5.57 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (89 degrees).

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Operations

Rio Grande Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.73k (NaNk%), compared to the 0.162% average return ($14.1k on $8.7M) across all .

In 2020, Rio Grande Valley College had a total salary expenditure of $7.52M. Rio Grande Valley College employs 17 Instructors, 2 Professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Rio Grande Valley College are Female Instructors (10), Male Instructors(7), and Male Professors (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rio Grande Valley College are: Management, with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 6 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Rio Grande Valley College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.5M
2020 Salaries
15.4%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Rio Grande Valley College paid a median of $2.5M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($7.52M) and a 15.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 26.2% growth from 2018 and a 33.6% growth from 2017.

The median for similar is 613k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.04M
Instructional Salaries
19
Number of Employees

In 2020, Rio Grande Valley College paid a total of $1.04M to 19 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $348k (56.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
17 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Rio Grande Valley College were Instructor with 17 employees; Professor with 2 employees; and Professor with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rio Grande Valley College were Management with 9 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 6 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Rio Grande Valley College was Female Instructor with 10 employees, Male Instructor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Rio Grande Valley College.

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