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University of Rio Grande

The University's contemporary 190 acre campus is located in Rio Grande, Ohio, nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of the Southeastern region of the state offering students the safety associated with a small town. The Rio Grande campus is an oasis of learning, innovation, and technology in the region.

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Throughout its 139-year history, the University of Rio Grande has recorded significant accomplishments including academic achievement and new buildings that provide instructional space for more than 2000 students.


The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College is America's unique private/public institution of higher education designed to provide learners the opportunity to attain a high-quality, high-value education. The personalized, learner-centered environment promotes successful lives, careers, and responsible citizenship.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Rio Grande offers a variety of opportunities for students to be involved in campus life. Numerous activities that are recreational, educational, and cultural are offered throughout the academic year to accommodate the diverse interests of our students. Past events have included ski and hiking trips, concerts, coffeehouse acts, comedians, out-door carnival attractions, simulators, dances, fundraisers, professional hockey games, and NFL games. Student interests are the driving force behind planning campus activities. 


  • The University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College has been accredited by the North Central Association's Higher Learning Commission since 1969.
  • The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) approves the Higher Learning Commission as an organization of accreditation.
  • Rio Grande maintains its HLC Accreditation through the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

Rio Grande City, Texas, United States

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