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Guiding Aspirations

Transform the Student Experience by Enhancing Access and Ensuring Success
Helping students realize their full potential is a fundamental component of UTA’s mission.
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Engage in High-Impact Research and Scholarship
Through thoughtful, diligent, and collaborative exploration, UTA’s scholars advance humanity and make the world a better place.
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Build on Faculty Excellence to Strengthen Academic Programs
A vibrant, productive, and fully engaged faculty is among the most important assets of every great university.
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Strengthen Collaboration with Corporate and Nonprofit Sectors
The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is among a handful of major metropolitan areas worldwide that dominate both human creativity and planetary economics.
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Enhance Visibility and Impact through Global Engagement
Engaging with other cultures and countries challenges our beliefs, expands our thinking, and broadens our worldview.
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Lead in Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
As marketplaces for ideas, universities provide fertile ground for the creative process that produces new knowledge.
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UTA is poised to become the model 21st-century urban university. To guide our path, the University has identified six aspirations. By fulfilling these aspirations, we will become the intellectual heart of the community and a leader in the discovery, integration, and application of knowledge. We will set new standards for a transformative educational experience not bound by time, space, or location.