UTA achieves prestigious Texas Tier One designation

Tier One status signifies UTA’s consistent excellence in academics and research

A University of Excellence



(Military Times, 2020)


Doctoral University

Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education


In Texas for awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees to African American students

(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2021)


Fastest-Growing doctoral public institution

(The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, 2021)


National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The most in Texas


Hispanic-Serving Institution

Designation by the U.S. Department of Education

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Over 200,000 alumni have written their stories of achievement. Yours could be next.

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Meet Mira

Being out on the field playing with a large (socially distanced) ensemble is refreshing after being alone for so long.

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Meet Briana

Being a Maverick is such an honor and a privilege. I strive everyday, to set an example for my peers and become better every chance I get.

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Lance Powers

When I decided to go back to graduate school, I wanted to be the best student I can be and learn as much as I can from the program.

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Meet Samuel

UTA instantly felt like a home away from home. From day one, I have been provided with the resources and support necessary to ensure success.

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Meet Tony

In college, I get to be with friends and bond over things we like, something I wasn’t able to do much in high school.

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What's Happening at UTA?

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Pride Month

UTA's LGBTQ+ Program is commemorating LGBTQ+ History and Campus Pride Month with both in-person and virtual events that include guest speakers, lunch and learns, giveaways and more.

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Virtual Maverick Speakers Series Event

Join UTA for a conversation with Simu Liu, star of Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Liu is the newest star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and is also known for his role on the tv series Kim’s Convenience.

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Parent & Family Weekend

Register for fall 2021 Parent and Family Weekend (Oct. 22-24) to enjoy a family night out, the president's tailgate party, bonding activities and games, and more.

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Homecoming 2021

Join us Nov. 8-14 for our Homecoming celebration, a week of events filled with all of that unique spirit that makes UTA one amazing place to be.