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Some Things You Might Want to Know About UT Arlington
By The Numbers
- With 33,200 students, UT Arlington is the largest four-year institution of higher education in Tarrant County, the largest in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and the second largest in North Texas.
- The University’s economic impact on the region is $12.8 billion.
- UT Arlington students contribute more than 400,000 hours of volunteer service to the North Texas community.
- Students: 73 percent hold at least one job while attending school; 45 percent work at least 30 hours per week; and 52 percent are first-generation college students.
- Thirty-eight percent of UT Arlington students are transfers from two-year colleges.
- Tarrant County College: 16 percent
- Dallas County Community College: 9 percent
- Nearly 27 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in fall 2011 ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, and 70 percent were in the top quarter.
- U.S. News & World Report consistently recognizes UT Arlington as one of the nation’s top universities for ethnic diversity.
- Where do UT Arlington students come from?
- 92 percent are from Texas
- 73 percent are from North Texas
- 45 percent are from Tarrant County
- 25 percent are from Dallas or Collin counties
- 5 percent are international
- 3 percent are from other U.S. states
- In 2001-2002, the state provided about 45 percent of UT Arlington’s total revenue. This year, the state will provide roughly 20 percent of the University’s total revenue.
- Total research expenditures for the academic year 2011-2012 were $71.4 million.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
- UT Arlington has…
- the only school of architecture in North Texas
- the largest college of nursing in Texas
- the largest graduate school of social work in Texas
- the largest and longest-running glass art program in Texas
- the only wheelchair basketball team in Texas that competes at an intercollegiate level
- the most comprehensive college of engineering in North Texas, with 32 degree programs
- the 11th ranked accounting graduate program in the nation (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy)