Research

As a Carnegie R1 institution, research at The University of Texas at Arlington endeavors to improve the world we live in through the relentless pursuit of game-changing discovery.

A research environment on the rise

The University of Texas at Arlington continues to distinguish itself as a model for excellence in higher education.

Research Impact

Texas Tier One

for excellence in research and academics

UTA is the fourth institution in the state to achieve Texas Tier One designation.

200

Ph.D. students graduated

For the seventh year in a row.

7th

Ranked 7th among Texas public universities

by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

$117 million

in research expenditures

The University’s ever-growing research portfolio attracts high-achieving students and faculty from across Texas and around the globe.

R-1

Doctoral University

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

No. 147

Ranked No. 147 among U.S. institutions

by the Higher Research and Development survey.

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Inquiry Magazine

The boundless innovations and unprecedented growth of impactful research at UTA are on full display in the latest edition of our annual research publication, Inquiry.

RESEARCH Facilities

UTA's impressive research centers are developing eco-friendly alternative energy processes, addressing major health threats, and exploring the mysteries of the universe, among other things.

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Research Facilities

The Science & Engineering Innovation & Research Building

The state-of-the-art teaching and research space will advance health-science discoveries and society's understanding of today's most pressing health issues.
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WORLD-RENOWNED FACULTY AND SCIENTISTS

UTA boasts a diverse collection of faculty working to solve some of our greatest global challenges. Explore them and their work that enriches UTA’s educational environment.

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Research Opportunities

Our efforts have earned us the classification of R1: Doctoral University- Highest Research Activity from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions for Higher Education. Funding for our burgeoning research enterprise continues to grow year after year.