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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 “R-1: Doctoral Universities—High Research Activity” according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. And total funding for research exceeded $85 million for the 2015-16 fiscal 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 advanced materials and structures lab in the College of Engineering. 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 more than 100 countries, resulting in one of the most diverse student groups in the nation.

Degrees Offered (Fall 2016)
85 Bachelor’s
74 Master’s
26 Doctoral
1 Professional

Enrollment (Fall 2016)
28,218 Undergraduate
10,153 Master’s and Certificate
1,343 Doctoral
39,714 Total

Total global enrollment is more than 55,000.

Diversity (Fall 2016)
24.6 percent Hispanic
15.1 percent African American
10.2 percent Asian
12.3 percent International

Student Life

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

Students, faculty, and staff put that energy to work doing service projects, contributing about 680,000 volunteer hours annually 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
Golf (Coming in 2017-18)

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

Movin’ Mavs, our men's wheelchair basketball team has won seven national championships. The Lady Movin Mavs, our women’s wheelchair basketball team, won a national championship in 2016.


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

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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.


Of UTA’s 200,000 alumni, approximately 65 percent live in North Texas. Their presence helps the University create an annual economic impact of almost $13 billion in the region.

Alumni Relations


Maverick Pride

Student-athletes excel on the playing field and in the classroom while competing in the Sun Belt Conference in 14 NCAA Division I sports.

Nurturing Future Leaders with a Robust Academic and Student Experience