Welcome to the University of Rio Grande!
At the University of Rio Grande education goes beyond textbooks and classrooms; it’s about creating a future at an affordable price. If you’re seeking a college experience that combines personal growth, academic excellence, and a supportive community, then Rio Grande is where your story begins.
Why choose Rio Grande?
- Affordable Study in the US: The all-in cost for students is only $19,500 per year and is guaranteed for up to four consecutive years. Your tuition payment will be split into two payment periods (generally Fall and Spring) of $9,750 per term. This rate includes international insurance, international fee, comprehensive fee, and housing.
- Personalized learning experience: Rio Grande offers smaller class sizes, ensuring professors provide one-to-one attention. This personalized approach prepares students for their careers in a unique and effective way.
- Vibrant campus life: the campus life at Rio Grande is rich with opportunities. Whether students are into sports, leadership roles, or just looking for a friendly community, Rio Grande offers a one-of-a-kind college experience.
- Diverse and inclusive community: Rio Grande prides itself on being a welcoming community and is home to students from 48 countries. Its diverse campus, academic programs, inclusive student organizations, and support services ensure every student feels valued and supported.
- Beautiful, natural setting: nestled in the foothills of Southeastern Ohio, Rio Grande is surrounded by natural beauty, including extensive trails for biking and hiking, making it the perfect environment for learning and exploration.
Programs tailored to student ambitions
With over 60 diverse programs, Rio Grande prepares students for a multitude of careers.
Whether aiming for an associate, or bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree, or looking to complete a certificate program, Rio Grande has them covered. Its state-of-the-art facilities and flexible scheduling options to cater to every student’s needs, ensuring their academic journey is as smooth as possible.
Beyond academics: Building a Future
At Rio, the focus isn’t just on academics. The university is committed to nurturing students’ social, leadership, and teamwork skills. The Office of Student Affairs connects them with an array of student organizations and events, fostering a well-rounded college experience.
Hear from Rio Grande students
Braam H. from Australia: “Rio is a true home away from home. The sense of community here is unparalleled, making the distance from home feel much shorter.“
Charlotte P. from England: “The international community at Rio blends the American experience with a touch of home. The kindness and support here are unmatched.“
Visit and Discover Rio Grande
The best way to experience Rio Grande is to visit the campus. The admissions staff is eager to show prospective students around, answer their questions, and assist with the application process. Both in-person and virtual visits are offered, tailored to individual preferences.
Your Future starts here
Ready to embark on an exciting chapter of your life? Join the Rio Family and create a promising future.