Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies in Weslaco

Weslaco, TX

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies offers 18-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1. 1 high safety campus. 19.7% are women, and 80.3% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies is 10105$, that is at the level of national average. 50% of full-time Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $29,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$10,105
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$10,105
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000--
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (the 2d largest program, lasting 12 months) is $20,794 per year and $249,528 in total. Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide is the third largest program at Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies, and it takes a full-time student 7 months to complete. This one will cost $8,384 per year and $100,604 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 10 months length Medical/Clinical Assistant will cost you $14,794 per year, $177,530 for the complete course.

Finance

Percent of students with financial aid

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26%

Types of financial aids

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364 of Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 81 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies number 226 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Texas.

Students at Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$29,600

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Graduation Rate

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50%
BELOW AVERAGE

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies graduation rate is below the national average.

50% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies is 10:1, that means that for every 10 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

10:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Administration Building

The campus located by 345 S. Texas Blvd. address in Weslaco, Texas.

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Administration Building in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies with 1.04% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Administration Building is burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies offers 18 programs in total: 9 are for less than 1-year certificate programs and 9 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 471 universities in Texas state. Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies is one of the few institutions in Texas that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Texas state average data to help you compare.

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Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 554 students with 498416 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 345 S. Texas Blvd.

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +9569731945

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: vgi.edu

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