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Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find answers to some of the questions that students frequently ask us. If you have questions that are not answered here or somewhere else on our website, please contact us

Why the UTA College of Science?
We offer world-class education and research programs in the geographic center of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Our student population is one of the most diverse in the United States, and we believe our diversity is one of our greatest assets. We provide our students with not only a strong foundation in their coursework, but also with unparalleled opportunities for research and career development. Our students have the chance to work with many notable and award-winning faculty members in dynamic and state-of-the-art facilities. We are continuing to grow our efforts in key initiatives such as Global Environmental Impact, Health & the Human Condition, Data-Driven Discovery, and Sustainable Urban Communities to help solve some of today’s most urgent societal challenges.

How do I pay for UTA?
UTA understands that you are about to make a major investment in your future and we want to be sure you are educated on the best way to pay for that investment. To learn more about general tuition information and resources available to UTA students, please visit

How many students are enrolled in the College of Science?
Each year, the College of Science enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students — from countries all around the world — within its six academic departments.

How do I meet with my academic advisor?
Most of our academic advisors have online appointment schedulers that allow you to directly schedule appointments online. If your advisor does not offer this option, you can contact them by telephone or email. You may find a listing of all of our academic advisors by visiting

Can I visit the campus?
Yes, you may visit UTA ( Our Dan Dipert University Welcome Center offers numerous campus tour dates throughout the year. UTA also offers Maverick Experience events that allow you to hear first-hand from representatives from the College of Science and various other University offices. Schedule your visit today!

What if I have additional questions about the College of Science?
In the College of Science, we welcome inquisitive minds and understand you may have additional questions. Please contact us directly at or contact Valerie Martinez, Coordinator of Enrollment Management & Recruitment, at 817-272-9692 with any additional questions.