Building on a History of Success
The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Engineering, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2010, has emerged as one of the most comprehensive engineering programs in North Texas and the nation. It offers nine baccalaureate, 13 master’s, and nine doctoral degree programs, and its graduate school was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best in the nation.
With more than 4,000 students and 22,000 alumni, the College of Engineering is is the fourth-largest in Texas, providing the local, regional, and national workforce with motivated and highly skilled graduates. Research expenditures in the past year have grown to more than $40 million, and the University recently invested $160 million to construct an additional 295,000 square feet of engineering facilities. This brings the college’s total footprint to 417,359 square feet in more than 16 buildings, including the new 234,000-square-foot Engineering Research Building, the Nanotechnology Research and Teaching Facility, and the Automation and Robotics Research Institute.
With a commitment to creating viable solutions to today’s most pressing problems, the College of Engineering is helping to propel UT Arlington toward its goal of becoming a national research university.