The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Men's Baseball


  • Top 74% in men's baseball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 47% for spending per athlete in men's baseball in Division I
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Meet Marcus

Director of Special Projects

Marcus is a six-time world medalist, three-time world champion, and an Olympic bronze medalist from Philadelphia. He holds a B.A. from Temple University and a J.D. from the University of San Francisco. He has worked at Sparks since 2010. As a rowing coxswain, he is intimately acquainted with the recruiting and training issues around specialized sport positions.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
22 to 1
Campus Setting:
City: Small
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
% Students on Campus:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
SAT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization 0
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 264
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 119
Business Administration and Management, General 99
Business/Commerce, General 0
Finance, General 66
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0
Management Information Systems, General 32
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 49
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General 0
Journalism 0
Mass Communication/Media Studies 79
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 0
Computer Science 31
Civil Engineering, General 32
Computer Engineering, General 15
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 48
Industrial Engineering 13
Mechanical Engineering 73
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 146
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature 0
Spanish Language and Literature 44
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 20
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 54
Dietetics/Dietitian 14
Health and Wellness, General 1
Physician Assistant 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 94
Rehabilitation Science 279
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0
History, General 48
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 249
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 56
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 38
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 200
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 0
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 113
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 13
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 34
Physical Sciences 2
Physics, General 4
Psychology, General 248
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work 109
Social Sciences
Anthropology 14
Economics, General 9
Political Science and Government, General 31
Social Sciences, General 25
Sociology 36
Visual and Performing Arts
Dance, General 9
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 31
Fine/Studio Arts, General 65
Music Performance, General 30
Music, General 0

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