A UTA team will use an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to identify and collaborate with three pilot sites to test the effectiveness of early-stage maker-based competencies. UTA's makerspace is the FabLab, which opened in 2014 and has been a leader in connecting maker services to campus needs.
Graduate programs in each of The University of Texas at Arlington’s eight schools and colleges are ranked among the nation’s best according to 2018 assessments by U.S. News and World Report, a recognized leader in higher education rankings.
A UTA researcher has used mathematical modeling to demonstrate that negative peer pressures can spread in a high-risk setting, influencing students’ decisions to drop out of school. The study, “Why do students quit school? Implications from a dynamic modeling study,” was published in the Royal Society Journal Proceedings A.
The University of Texas at Arlington set a new student body record in Spring 2017 for the fourth consecutive year, with 41,932 Texas-based students registered for the spring semester as reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
UTA students graduate with the second lowest debt in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. The University is the only Texas school listed on the magazine's map of institutions where graduates have the least debt.