Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies

Weslaco, TX 78596
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Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies is one of the six private, not-for-profit career colleges in Texas. The campus is located in a suburb, in Weslaco.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 276 students attend the school. Every year 65% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students276
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 7 47
Certificate 10 64
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 78.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
10/24/2001 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $100
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 84% $4,808
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $3,375
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $580
Federal Student Loans 84% $6,069
Private Loans -- --

$12,428

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$12,428
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

276

Undergrads

0

Graduates

235

Women

41

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
99%
Black/African American
1%
White
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Two or more races
0%
Asian
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies
345 S. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, TX 78596
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