Established Excellence

Students like you study with top scholars from around the world, discover unlimited opportunities and challenge the world around them.

Welcome To World Class

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


Texas Tier One

UTA is one of just four Texas universities recognized for their academic and research excellence.

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 third 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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Students First. Excellence Always.

As a Carnegie R-1 Doctoral Research University, UTA students are equipped with the skills and tools needed to innovate their chosen fields of study. Students with incredible academic achievements are given the support to be leaders not only on campus, but the world. 

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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 & Salutatorians receive world-class benefits as a UTA Maverick. With specialized first-year tuition advantage opportunities, students can secure their future and be ready for any challenge.

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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.

Unlimited Opportunities

Honors College

The Honors College is a diverse community of undergraduates who want to gain the most from their educational experiences. Being an Honors Student will push you further than you’ve ever gone before, putting your skills and perseverance to the test. But the rewards are greater than you can imagine. Are you up for the challenge?

Honors College

Undergraduate Research

UTA prides itself on giving research opportunities at the undergraduate level. You may begin your undergraduate research experience as early as your second semester of your first year at UTA. You will work with a faculty mentor to help assist you with your research concentration. You may choose to volunteer in a research environment or have more formal engagement with being employed with the University. The opportunities for research and innovation are endless.

Undergraduate Research

Maverick Advantage

The Maverick Advantage program encourages the development of marketable skills through experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom within the five distinguishing activities. This competitive advantage distinguishes UTA students from their peers and prepares them for the workforce or future academic endeavors. Students of the program earn distinction during their experiences and an exclusive Maverick Advantage stole to wear at their commencement.

Maverick Advantage

Exclusive Events

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. For more information on these events, please contact Trevor Meagher, Assistant Director of High Caliber Recruitment.

Students First Excellence Always

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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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Meet Ashni

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

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Meet Nicholas

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

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Each year, nearly 60,000 students take advantage of the exceptional college experience UTA has to offer. Find out how to make the most of your visit to UTA.


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