** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
The University of Texas-Pan American, a Hispanic serving institution, is in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, the southern tip of Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley. UTPA is located in Edinburg, Texas, approximately 10 miles north of the US/Mexico border and 75 miles northwest of South Padre Island. UTPA provides program specific classes in Rio Grande City, McAllen and South Padre Island in addition to those offered through the online learning center.
UTPA is located in Edinburg, Texas, approximately 10 miles north of the US/Mexico border and 75 miles northwest of South Padre Island.
As a new member of NSE, UTPA is excited to offer students opportunities to study in a variety of programs. New apartment style housing is located on campus and allows student easy access to various activities. While UTPA offer students courses in most major areas of study, it will particularly appeal to students interested in issues and studies related to the U.S.-Mexico Border region as well as students interested in easy access to South Padre Island (about 75 minutes away).
Available Tuition Payment Plans
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.
Plan A Tuition/Fees
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.
Programs of Study Open to NSE Students
For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for University of Texas, Pan American.
This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.
For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Full-year exchange Accepted
Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
Non-Native English Speakers
TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or N/A Internet