The University of Texas at Arlington

701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76013

School Details

The University of Texas at Arlington is a public research university located in Arlington, Texas. The school was founded in 1895 as Arlington College and served primarily as a military academy during the early 20th century. The school spent many years in the Texas A&M System but later switched to the University of Texas System in 1965. Since its establishment, UT Arlington has grown into the second largest university in the UT System. Today the school is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

UT Arlington is high research institution and its academic curriculum is just as dedicated. There is a research center in every discipline, and are classified as a Research University/High Activity according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university contains more than 180 degree programs within 12 colleges and schools which include the following: the School of Architecture, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Social Work, the College of Business, the College of Nursing, the University College, the College of Education & Health Professions, the Honors College, the College of Science, the School of Urban & Public Affairs, and the Graduate School. The College of Engineering is the fourth largest Engineering school in Texas. Accessibility is important to the learning at UT Arlington with the Library in six different locations. Total, the school offers 81 Bachelor’s, 70 Master’s, 30 Doctoral, and one Professional program.

Apart from the academics, the university has great extracurricular programs. The school offers around 330 clubs and organizations including four Greek counsels with 30 total sororities and fraternities. There is constant energy with almost 10,000 students living in or around campus and a constant flow of speakers, entertainers and musicians visiting year round. Students also uphold the many fun and interesting traditions that still stand. The athletics at UT Arlington compete in NCAA Division 1. There are a total of 33,239 students enrolled. Of those students, 25,761 are undergraduate students and 7,478 are graduate students. UT Arlington is also one of the most diverse college campuses in the nation with students representing all 50 states and 116 countries.

Admission can be done mostly online. Students apply through the ApplyTexas website which can be accessed from the universities website. In-state base tuition is $8,878 and out-of-state base tuition is $17,061 annually. Financial aid is available to those students who qualify. Qualification is determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students receive more than $312 million through all forms of financial aid each year. More information about financial aid and the admissions process can be accessed on the universities website.




School Overview:

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
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  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctorate degree
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  • Calendar System:
    Four-one-four plan



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