University of Rio Grande is a nonprofit private school that has a large number of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Rio Grande, OH, in a predominantly rural area. University of Rio Grande has a yearly student enrollment of about 2,300.
Areas of study available at University of Rio Grande include but are not limited to:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Engineering Technology
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Recreation And Fitness Studies
The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting all students that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be requested for certain programs. More information on admissions can be found here.
The cost of tuition is approximately $21,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their costs. University of Rio Grande may offer financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The University of Rio Grande "Redmen" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NAIA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
- Soccer (NAIA Division II)
Students who wish to view more about this school can check out their website at http://www.rio.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of Rio Grande accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at University of Rio Grande is around 2,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 98% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $23,000-$28,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $120 to $140 per unit
- on campus dorms & meals are estimated to cost around $12,000, the amount includes the serving of nineteen meals per week
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$5,587|
|Receiving Student Loans||66%||$7,307|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, University of Rio Grande may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
The overall graduation rate of University of Rio Grande is around 43%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
University of Rio Grande is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Basketball (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
- Track and Field (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Rio Grande by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Ohio University - Southern Campus in Ironton, OH (29 miles away)
- Marshall University in Huntington, WV (32 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Rio Grande for official up-to-date information.