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Graduate Teaching Assistants

To be considered for a Graduate Teaching Assistant position, the candidate must be admitted unconditionally. Candidates whose native language is not English are required to submit an acceptable score on the Test of Spoken English (TSE-A) before arriving in the United States. GTA positions are limited and are very competitive.

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs has a limited number of enhanced graduate teaching assistantships (EGTAs) available for highly qualified new applicants to the graduate programs, particularly in PhD programs. Teaching Assistantships provide teaching support for the programs offered by the College, including undergraduate ones. Compensation includes full tuition (both in and out of state) and a substantial monthly stipend.


To be considered for a Dean’s Fellowship, the candidate must have a favorable review in most of the evaluation criteria. Candidates must be new students coming to The University of Texas at Arlington, have a GPA of 3.0 in their last 60 undergraduate credit hours plus any graduate credit hours of 3.0, and are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours in both long semesters to retain their fellowships. Fellowships at CAPPA are limited and exremely competitive.