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University of Rio Grande Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

A total of 2400 students from 23 countries represent the students body at the University of Rio Grande. The university has an open admissions policy. The university offers a wide range of UG programs and limited PG programs in a total of 70 study areas.

  • The academic sessions here begin in the Fall and Spring seasons, with few programs in Summer as well.
  • Currently, the admissions for the Spring session are open to the freshmen applicants.
  • The students seeking admission for different courses can apply at the official website.
  • ACT and SAT official scores must be sent directly from the testing agency, including the writing section on the ACT and SAT.


Application PortalOfficial Website
Application Fee (non-refundable)Undergraduate: $25 for International students
Graduate: $25 for International students
Mode of PaymentOnline
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring and Summer seasons
Financial AidGrants, loans, work-study, and Scholarships

University of Rio Grande Admissions Deadline

The university has a rolling admissions policy.

University of Rio Grande International Admissions

International students must fulfill additional requirements before submitting an application to the University of Rio Grande.

Application Submission Requirements

International students must submit the ones listed below:

  • Proof of English Language Proficiency.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Official Transcripts of secondary school or University
  • Financial support documentation.
  • Visa certification
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Proof of medical/accident insurance.
  • Completed application for admission.

English Language Requirements

International applicants applying to the university need to provide proof of English language proficiency. There are no minimum scores that are required for securing admission. The applicants can provide TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT scores as proof.

Visa Requirements for International Students

The university provides Form I-20 A/B to the applicant after acceptance. Once received, all the details should be checked carefully. Following documents are required to be submitted for completing the visa process.

  • Completed non-immigration visa application form (DS-156) with passport size photo.
  • A valid passport.
  • Receipt of visa application fee.
  • Evidence of SEVIS fee payment (I-901 receipt).
  • Additional documents: Academic Transcript(s), scores of any standardized tests taken, financial statement(FSA-4)

Application for Visa can be made with the US embassy in the home country followed by scheduling the visa interview.

University of Rio Grande Undergraduate Admissions

A total of 1753 undergraduates students are currently enrolled with the university. The admission process and requriements for the university are mentioned below:

Where to apply: Official Website

Application Fees: 25 USD for International Students

Academic Requirements:

  • Official Transcripts
  • GED
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • English Proficiency score for International students
  • Recommendation letters.
  • Supporting Documents: Approved financial bank statement, Evidence of sufficient financial funds or sponsor.

University of Rio Grande Graduate Admissions

The university offers two major maters programs- MBA and MEd. The basic requriements and admission fee for both the courses are the same.

Where to apply: Official Website

Application fee: 25 USD

Academic Requirements

Applicants must submit TOEFL/IELTS Academic scores.


Personal Statement

Official transcripts

MBA-Specific requirements: Current resume/CV, Interview

MED-Specific requirements: Teaching license from a country with a reciprocity agreement with Ohio, and a Teaching certificate.

The admissions office of the University of Rio Grande reviews each application critically. Admissions are offered to students on the basis of their academic excellence, official test scores, supporting documents and an on-time application submission with the required fee (if mentioned in the site). For queries, international applicants can contact Scott Morrissey, Men’s Soccer Coach at or 7402547126.

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