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Prospective Students

Admission Information

Visit the UTA Admissions Web site external link for information about applying to the University.

Early Admission Program

The Early Admission Program (EAP) at the University of Texas at Arlington  external link is available to applicants who wish to begin their college education following their sophomore or junior year of high school.


UTA offers a number of scholarships and has a wealth of information on the UTA Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships Web site  external link.

Advanced Placement Program (AP)

UTA accepts advanced placement credit from students who have passed the AP exam in a language. For more information, consult the UTA University College: Advanced Placement   external link.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Students may test out of the first four semesters of French, German, or Spanish by taking the CLEP exam. Upon passing the examination, students can opt to take credit and a grade or credit only.

For more information, consult UTA University College: College Level Examination Program (CLEP)  external link. Scroll down the page to find the charts of satisfactory scores and course credit. 

Students wishing to test out of one or more of the first four semesters of other languages should consult the Department of Modern Languages.

Alumni/Alumnae and What They Are Doing Now


  • Laura Boyle teaches German at Pascal and South West High Schools. What she has to say about UT Arlington: "Die Professoren sind wunderbar. Die Deutschkurse sind interessant."
  • Becky Christenberry teaches German at Nimitz High School. She is also secretary of the North Texas AATG. What she has to say about UT Arlington: "It was a wonderful opportunity to further my knowledge of German literature and culture."
  • Cheyenne Herriman teaches German at Lee High School in Midland, Texas. What she has to say about her UT Arlington experiences in international organizations: "It was wonderful to have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and interact with a diverse group of students through the International Office, the International Student Organization, and the German Club."
  • Bruce Horn got his teaching certification through UT Arlington. He teaches German at Nolan Catholic High School. What he has to say about UT Arlington: "The course in methods for secondary school teachers was helpful. I got some ideas I applied to my teaching methods, one of which has become tradition: Stammtisch!"
  • Hildegard Lombardo teaches German at Trinity High School. She is also treasurer of the North Texas AATG. What she has to say about UT Arlington: "For one, the professors were very approachable. I liked the Honor Society as well."
  • Ben Hicks is traveling to Germany regularly, using his German in the real setting!
  • Mike Dailey does translations for individuals and organizations.
  • Megan Bartholomew quit her teaching job in order to pursue her Ph.D. in German.
  • Teresa Jade, after receiving her degree in German, went on to study linguistics and got a job in California in the Silicon Valley using linguistics in her work.


  • Jack Franke, Russian Section graduate 1987. Completed his Doctorate in Russian at St. Petersburg University--the first American to earn his doctorate in Russia. In 2005 won the UT Arlington Distinguished Alumni award. Currently Professor of Russian at the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California.
  • Nathanael Stone, Russian Section graduate 2009. Currently a Masters student at Texas A&M George Bush School of Government and Public Service.
  • Stanko Skok, Russian Section graduate 2009. Currently pursuing a Masters in Russian at Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia.
  • Beth Howell, Russian Section graduate 2008, currently Post Seizure Analyst for the Texas Department of Public Safety, Austin TX.