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UT Arlington

Fast Facts

Academic programs

We have expert faculty and dedicated resources backing more than 180 rigorous degree programs in 10 different schools and colleges.


We have research centers in every discipline. Our efforts have earned us the classification as a Research University/High Research Activity according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. And total funding for research reached a record $77.7 million last year. See all of our current research or find faculty expertise.


Students and faculty work at some of the most advanced learning environments in Texas, including the clean room in our nanofab lab, the kilns in our glass-blowing studios, the neonatal intensive care unit in our Smart Hospital, and the brain injuries laboratory in our Maverick Activities Center. New, state-of-the-art facilities like the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies are emerging as the University adds more programs and increases its national and international impact.

Our students

They come from every state and 123 countries, resulting in one of the most diverse student groups in the nation.

Degrees Offered (Fall 2013)
81 Bachelor’s
71 Master’s
30 Doctoral
1 Professional

Enrollment (Fall 2013)
33,311 total
25,678 undergraduate
7,633 graduate

Diversity (Fall 2013)
22 percent Hispanic
14 percent African American
10 percent Asian
9 percent International

Student Life

With more than 300 campus organizations, about 10,000 students living on or within five miles of campus, and a constant flow of speakers, entertainers, and musicians visiting year-round, UT Arlington has an unstoppable energy.

A lot of students put that energy to work doing service projects, contributing more than 400,000 volunteer hours last year through programs like the Big Event and other programs and events.


These are just a few of the shared experiences that make us Mavericks.

Oozeball. Our annual mud-volleyball tournament is our most popular tradition. It’s also the only time you’ll look back fondly on getting mud in your teeth.

Bed Races. 1 bed + 4 wheels + a team of 5 = a 30-year tradition.

Maverick Stampede. Welcoming students back to campus, it’s the ultimate two-week warm-up with tons of activities hosted by student groups.

More traditions


We compete in NCAA Division I.

Men’s teams:
Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field
Cross Country

Women’s teams:
Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field
Cross Country

Movin’ Mavs, our wheelchair basketball team has won seven national championships.


Our campus spans 420 acres and includes more than 100 buildings, some dating from 1919. In recent years, campus construction projects totaling almost $300 million have buoyed development in downtown Arlington. To see everything we offer, schedule a visit.

How to apply

Applying is as easy as starting here.


The short answer:

In-State Undergraduate Tuition and Fees: $9,152
Out-of-State Undergraduate Tuition and Fees: $18,004

The long answer, full of details:

See all of the estimated costs.

Financial aid

There are a lot of details, deadlines, and dollars to discuss. But there’s also a lot of help, support and financial aid. The average gift aid
package—grants and scholarships that do not have to be repaid—is about $5,700 per student.


Of UT Arlington’s 169,000 alumni, approximately 107,000 live in North Texas. Their presence helps the University create an annual economic impact of almost $13 billion in the region.

Alumni Relations



With 31 degree programs and almost 5,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the most comprehensive engineering schools in Texas.

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