Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies

Address:  414 S Missouri Ave
Weslaco, Texas 78596
Phone:  General information - (956) 973-1945
Financial aid office - (956) 973-1945
Admissions office - (956) 973-1945
Mission statement:  Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies has as its primary mission the task to offer a program in Vocational Nursing as well as programs in the field of Allied Health. The Advisory Board, consisting of prominent members from the public and private s...
Type:  < 2-year, Private not-for-profit
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
Federal aid:  Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).

Awards Offered

Certificates:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Special learning
Credit accepted:  Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits


Largest Program
Largest ProgramProgram Length (hrs)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1,530
Detailed Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Tuition and fees$15,210$15,210$15,210
   Books and supplies$900$900$1,000
Off Campus
   Room and board$7,824$7,824$7,824
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Off Campus$31,758$31,758$31,858
   Off Campus with Family$23,934$23,934$24,034
More Programs
ProgramProgram Length (hrs)Tuition and feesBooks and supplies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other934$8,100$360
Physical Therapy/Therapist715$7,545$180
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other620$6,156$586
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant740$7,850$320
Nursing, Other84$1,525$201


Total population:  405
Undergrad population:  405
Undergrad ages:  53% 25 and over, 47% 24 and under
Campus setting:   Large Suburb
Campus housing:  No

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