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Nurturing Future Leaders with a Robust Academic and Student Experience

Helping students realize their full potential is a fundamental component of UT Arlington’s mission. These diverse scholars learn from award-winning faculty members who embrace new approaches to imparting knowledge and devise imaginative ways to prepare students to better understand the world around them. Beyond the classroom and laboratory, students discover their passions and take major strides toward career success through the University’s extensive slate of co-curricular activities and numerous internship opportunities.

  • The Mathematics Department received the 2013 American Mathematical Society Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department. 

  • The number of tenure-system faculty members continues to increase, leading to significant growth in research and scholarly achievement.

  • UT Arlington is ranked as a “Best of the West” university by The Princeton Review.

  • With nearly 8,000 students in spring 2013, the College of Nursing is one of the five largest public nursing programs in the United States. The college is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s graduate nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report.

  • UT Arlington leads all UT System institutions in degree production ratio—the proportion of baccalaureate graduates to the total number of full-time equivalent undergraduates enrolled four years earlier.

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

  • University College provides a comprehensive series of academic advising and tutoring services that accelerate student success and boost retention and graduation rates.

  • The School of Social Work is ranked in the top quarter of the nation’s graduate social work programs by U.S. News & World Report

  • UT Arlington has a growing reputation as a national leader in online education. About 27 percent of the total student population is enrolled exclusively in online courses, and about 38 percent of all students take at least one distance education course.

  • 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 about 2,000 alumni.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington as the fifth most diverse university in the nation. Hispanics (22 percent), African-Americans (14 percent), and Asians (10 percent) represent the largest minority groups. 

  • The College of Education and Health Professions graduates more than 1,000 teachers, education administrators, and health professionals a year and collaborates with 161 schools in 20 school districts.

  • The UT Arlington Fort Worth Center offers six graduate degree programs that enable working professionals to advance their careers.

  • Two students recently earned national Goldwater Scholar recognition while two others received prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowships.

  • About 25 percent of first-time, full-time undergraduates in fall 2013 ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, and about 64 percent ranked in the top quarter of their class.

  • Tuition and fees for a full-time student average $9,292 annually and much less than that for the two-thirds of undergraduates who receive financial aid to offset expenses. 

  • About 12,000 students participate in more than 300 campus organizations

  • Student-athletes excel on the playing field and in the classroom while competing on UT Arlington’s 14 NCAA Division I women’s and men’s teams.

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