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BOLD SOLUTIONS  |  GLOBAL IMPACT

Measuring Our Progress

An integral component of the “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” strategic plan is measuring the progress toward achieving the University’s strategic goals. Using targeted metrics, we will track this progress through 2020 as well as provide updated information and statistics in key areas.

AY 2016-17 Global Enrollment
58,664

Fall 2017 ENROLLMENT
(THECB*)

41,750

 AY 2013-14AY 2014-15AY 2015-16AY 2016-17AY 2017-182020
Fall Enrollment (THECB) 33,329 34,870 37,008 39,714 41,750 >43,000
Spring Enrollment (THECB) 34,272 36,562 38,654 41,932
Global Enrollment 47,963 51,448 55,183 58,664 >65,000
Total Degrees Awarded 9,470 10,586 11,528 12,746 13,250
Baccalaureate Degrees Awarded 6,739 7,198 7,445 8,156 9,000
Master's Degrees Awarded 2,506 3,172 3,879 4,369 4,000
Doctoral Degrees Awarded 225 216 204 221 >250
Carnegie Classification R2: High Research R2: High Research R1: Highest Research R1: Highest Research R1: Highest Research R1: Highest Research
6-Year Graduation Rate 40% 42% 46% 48%
Degree Production Ratio 31.4 32.8 34 35.3
USN&WR* Graduate Ranking for Schools of Engineering Not Ranked 90 82 73 Top 50
Number of Students in Cont./Prof. Ed. Programs 23,971 26,189 31,712 32,802 (proj.) >50,000
Annual Research Expenditures $71M $80M $86.1M $93.9M (proj.) >$150M
Members in the NAS/NAE* 1 3 3 2** >8
Fellows in the NAI* 8 10 13 12** 20
Endowment $101.7M $125.3M $129M $143M*** >$500M

 

* THECB: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
USN&WR: U.S. News & World Report
NAS: National Academy of Sciences
NAE: National Academy of Engineering
NAI: National Academy of Inventors

** Nai Yuen Chen, NAI fellow and UTA distingushed research professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, passed away on March 30, 2017.

*** As of July 31, 2017