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College Profile: Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies

 
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The primary mission of the Institute is to instruct students in Vocational Nursing and other Allied health Programs and to qualify them for employment. The Institute advisory board, consisting of prominent members from the public and private sectors of business, public service, medical and other fields, guide the school in its programming plans. Such input from the committee enables the Institute to stay ahead of industry and technologic change to provide the latest in technology, facilities, equipment, and training for the students.

Programs offered at Valley Grande include:


* Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) / Phlebotomy Technician

* Pharmacy Technician

* Patient Care Technician (PCT) / Medical Assistant

* Vocational Nursing

* Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

* Diagnostic Ultrasound Seminar

* Non-Certified Technology Seminar

* Massage Therapy

* Medical Insurance & Coding Technician
 
345 S. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, TX
78596
956-973-1945 (general)
956-973-1945 (financial aid)
956-973-1945 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
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 sectors of business, public service, medical nd other fields, guide the school in all of its programming and plans. This kind of input from the committee enables Valley Grande Institute to stay ahead of industry and technologic change; in its committment to provide the lastest and best in technology, facilities, equipment, and training of the students.


General Information
Other Names VGI
Type Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year
Control Private not-for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Continuous
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Local|federal&chds=2000,6000&chxr=0,2000,6000
 
Student Body
458 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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