Established Excellence

Students like you study with top scholars from around the world, discover unlimited opportunities and challenge the world around them.
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Are you a High Caliber Student?

Students with incredible academic achievements are give the support to be global leaders, including:

  1. Valedictorian and Salutatorians, ranked 1 or 2 of their graduating class.
  2. National Merit, as recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation at the start of a students senior year.
  3. Students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class.
  4. National Recognition Groups including, African American, Hispanic, Rural & Small Town and Indigenous Scholars.
  5. Terry Scholars, named by the Terry Foundation.

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Unlimited Opportunities

The Honors College is a diverse community of undergraduates who want to elevate their educational experience. Being an honors student will push you further, putting your skills and perseverance to the test. But the rewards are greater than you can imagine. Are you up for the challenge?

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The Maverick Advantage program encourages the development of marketable skills through experiential learning opportunities inside and outside, designed around five distinguishing activities: career development, community engagement, global engagement, leadership development, and undergraduate research. Students of the program earn distinction and prestige alongside an exclusive Maverick Advantage stole to wear with their regalia at their commencement.

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Our most ambitious and high achieving students have access to invitation-only events. These events have exclusive perks like personalized and private VIP tours, one-on-one sessions with academic advisors and faculty, convenient early registration, and networking opportunities with some of our most innovative and established Mavericks.

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Secure your future

We’re building on established excellence to provide financial opportunities for your future success.

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National Merit Scholarship

Discovery breathes new life into novel ideas. UTA cultivates diverse opportunities for students and faculty to pursue answers to our greatest questions. Our undergraduate and graduate students elevate the fields of science, medicine, and engineering. Students are mentored by world-class faculty and given the resources to discover their passion.

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian Tuition Advantage

Valedictorians and Salutatorians receive world-class benefits as a UTA Maverick. With specialized first-year tuition advantage opportunities, students can secure their future with ease and focus on their academic career.

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The Terry Scholarship

The Terry Foundation Scholarship Program provides scholarships for Texas residents to support their goals of earning a college degree. The Terry Foundation supports students who demonstrate leadership, academic achievement, and financial need.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Excellence continues at UTA. The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship is for transfer students that are new to UTA and are members of Phi Theta Kappa from their previous college(s).

Welcome To World Class

UTA is a Model 21st -Century Urban Research University, setting the standards for innovation, global leadership, and diversity.

No. 1

Established Graduates

Number 1 in Dallas-Fort Worth for return on investment.

No. 1

Highest Paid Graduates

UTA graduates have the highest-first-year median wage.


Most Diverse University

UTA is ranked fifth for undergraduate diversity


Renowned Faculty

The most Fellows of the Nat. Academy of Inventors in TX.

$30 Million

Scholarship Opportunities

$30 million in scholarships awarded to students each year.

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UTA has a plethora of academic resources that are available every year for students to be successful.

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Meet Idara

I longed to be part of UTA. Surrounded by students like me, who strive for academic excellence.

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Meet Hayden

The environment from Honors College was exactly what I was looking for in my college education.

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The scholarships offered to me and the world-class rankings of UTA made it the best option for me.

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UTA provided me with research and funding opportunities in a field I am passionate about.

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