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Arlington and the Region

Arlington, Texas, is one of the fastest-growing communities in the nation. Located in between Dallas and Fort Worth in northeast Texas, the city is home to more than 380,000 residents, making it the seventh-largest in the state. It’s also the hometown of two professional sports teams, the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys. Residents, athletes, and visitors alike enjoy hot summers and mild winters, and fill their days with good food, good company, and good entertainment.

They are also frequent visitors to other cities in the DFW Metroplex. The area is one of the largest urban centers in the country, with more than 6 million residents. The Metroplex offers a plethora of must-see attractions, including amusement parks, arts and culture museums, historical sights, and natural wonders.

To learn more about the city and region, visit the Arlington Visitor’s Bureau.

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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.

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