The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters', and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
UTRGV's Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship has the distinction of AACSB International accreditation.
The School of Nursing offers four programs: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and three Master of Science in Nursing. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is fully accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, TX 78701-3944, 512-305-7400
The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Nursing, and the Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate Programs at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791