|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit|
|Campus Setting:||Rural area, distant from an urban area|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Master's|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
The University of Rio Grande provides programs in the liberal arts, sciences, business, teacher education, fine and performing arts, nursing, and technologies. URG has a diverse curriculum and offers a range of educational opportunities with open access at a reasonable cost. URG grants associate, bachelor and master degrees. Rio Grande Community College offers a variety of credit and non-credit courses, seminars, workshops and events as part of life-long learning and enrichment. Historically, URG's primary focus has been students from the Appalachian region. URG is now more cosmopolitan with enrollments from states outside the region and foreign countries.
The University provides non-discriminatory educational opportunities for the pursuit of academic excellence. The educational experience provides opportunities to develop a balance of intellectual, aesthetic, social and physical qualities that characterize the total human experience, and challenges students' thinking and abilities. The University emphasizes learning that prepares students for the many occupations
I have lived in Gallipolis my entire lifetime so URG has always been close. It was nice to not have to live on campus but staying home isn't ideal to many college students. I did get accepted into the Honors Dorms at URG but I'd rather stay at my nicer and cleaner home.Read More
I do not live on campus, as I live at home. But, it is close to family. they often have many sporting events/ student community events to attend. Yes, it is a small town, but this is better for those of us who enjoy the country. Also, its a lot more quiet, and therefore you can study more easily.Read More