About Us

The Graduate School at The University of Texas at Arlington develops a student's potential for high-impact research, scholarship, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and professional advancement through guided study and practice in more than 125 doctoral and master’s degree tracks and 49 graduate certificate programs.

The Graduate School is committed to embracing and celebrating all of our similarities and differences. Our graduate programs prepare citizens and leaders to meet the challenges posed by our modern diverse and global environment.

The Graduate School:

  • advances the academic and professional goals of all graduate programs
  • promotes university-wide policies supporting academic excellence and rigor
  • connects students to activities, resources and skills supporting academic success and enabling transitions to successful careers in academics, business and industry
  • advocates for the interests of graduate education and the interests of graduate students in departmental, university, state, and national arenas

Follow our social media @utagradschool for announcements of interest to graduate students, including new funding opportunities, upcoming events, deadline reminders and more.

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Faculty & Staff

Use our Faculty/Staff resources page to obtain information about university policies and processes. Contact us if you have any questions related to these or other matters related to graduate education at UT Arlington.


The Graduate School at UT Arlington is not directly involved in admissions. This work is done by the Admissions Office and your graduate program. Do not send admission materials to the Graduate School. Follow directions on the Graduate Admissions website.

Contact the Graduate School if you have questions about:

  • Academic and professional support: See our menu of programs and workshops that enrich your experience and opportunities at UT Arlington
  • General, University-wide policies and procedures such as those described in the University Catalog under University Requirements and Policies. These are rules and requirements that supplement your program’s specific requirements

Contact your department’s graduate advisor with questions about:

  • admission decision
  • your degree plan
  • enrollment questions or concerns
  • degree requirements
  • whether you meet graduation requirements
  • assistantship opportunities

Contact Records and Registration (gradteam@exchange.uta.edu) with questions concerning:

  • whether you have met all degree requirements and are eligible to graduate
  • whether your degree has been awarded
  • your diploma
  • official transcripts
  • submitting reports on outcomes of required defenses or examinations, e.g., Master’s Examination Final Report, Comprehensive Examination Report, Dissertation Defense Report

Characteristics of Doctoral Programs

These reports, developed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) Graduate Education Advisory Committee, provide a snapshot of each of UTA’s doctoral programs.

See the Reports