Generating a Highly Educated Workforce
Award-winning professors help students better understand the world and how to resolve its most serious challenges. Through nationally recognized academic programs and imaginative approaches to delivering complex subject matter, UT Arlington produces the lifelong learners and critical thinkers our region and nation demand.
A record 7,647 UT Arlington students earned degrees in the 2010-11 academic year, infusing the North Texas economy with highly educated, well-prepared employees.
With 31 degree programs and more than 4,000 students, the College of Engineering is the most comprehensive engineering school in the North Texas region.
The Asia Executive MBA program in the College of Business is one of the largest of all foreign universities operating in China. The program has more than 1,800 alumni.
The College of Nursing is the largest nursing program in Texas and one of the 10 largest in the nation. Enrollment has more than tripled in the last three years to 5,949 students, while the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded has quadrupled to nearly 1,250.
Professors in the College of Education and Health Professions are using a $1.9 million Department of Education grant to improve the preparation of teachers who serve English learners.
To meet the growing demand for bioengineers, UT Arlington will offer a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2012.
The number of tenured and tenure-track faculty members has increased by 16 percent in the last decade, leading to significant growth in research and scholarly achievement.
The National Science Foundation has awarded UT Arlington a five-year grant to encourage undergraduates to earn degrees in science or engineering, complete master’s degrees in earth and environmental science, and enter the workforce or pursue doctoral study in those areas.
UT Arlington is a leader and innovator in distance education. More than 25 percent of students have fully online schedules.
The UT Arlington Fort Worth Center in downtown Fort Worth offers 13 graduate degree programs that enable working professionals to advance their careers.
UT Arlington alumni hold leadership positions at all 18 of the Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest metropolitan area.