The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is the second most affordable university in the country. That is according to recent data on

University officials say they work hard to keep tuition as affordable as possible. And in some cases, free.
Currently tuition at UTRGV sits at under $4,000. That’s nearly $2,000 less compared to UT-Austin.

Kristin Croyle – Vice President for Student Success said, “We do a couple of things that are uncommon for universities. Number one is that we guarantee our tuition for four years. So, an undergraduate student who comes, if they know how much tuition and fees are when they come in their freshman year, it’s going to be the exact same when they graduate in four years.”

May 12 and 13 will be commencement ceremonies for UTRGV students.