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Nurturing Future Leaders with a Robust Academic and Student Experience

Helping students realize their full potential is a fundamental component of UTA’s mission. These diverse scholars learn from internationally renowned faculty members who embrace new approaches to imparting knowledge and devise imaginative ways to prepare students to better understand the world around them. Beyond the classroom and laboratory, students discover their passions and take major strides toward career success through the University’s extensive slate of co-curricular activities and numerous internship opportunities.

  • The Asia Executive MBA program in the College of Business is one of the largest of all foreign universities operating in ChinaClose to 3,000 UTA graduates now hold key leadership positions in the Chinese government, multinational corporations, and industries such as banking, oil, steel, transportation, and nuclear energy.

  • With more than 18,000 students, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation is one of the largest and most successful nursing programs in the United States.

  • UTA’s Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab explores the critical demands that new learning technologies place on higher education.

  • Through its Bound for Success early-admissions program, UTA is partnering with the Arlington, Grand Prairie, and Mansfield school districts to increase the number of high school students who earn a college degree.

  • UTA has met Department of Education requirements to be considered a Hispanic-Serving Institution. To qualify, at least 25 percent of a university’s full-time undergraduate enrollment must be Hispanic.

  • The College of Engineering is ranked among the top 100 in the nation and is one of the most comprehensive engineering colleges in Texas.

  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Graduate Schools” list ranks the nursing master’s degree program No. 50 in the nation, the doctor of nursing practice program No. 52 in the nation, and the graduate social work program No. 34 in the nation.

  • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ranks UTA No. 1 in Texas for bachelor’s and master’s degrees awarded to African-American students; No. 1 in North Texas and No. 12 in the U.S. for master’s degrees awarded to Hispanic graduate students; No. 1 in North Texas and No. 18 in the U.S. for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students; No. 2 in Texas for master’s degrees awarded to all minority students; and No. 21 in the U.S. for bachelor’s and master’s degrees conferred to all minority students.

  • According to Military Times, UTA ranks No. 12 on the 2018 “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, the highest of any four-year Texas university.

  • Winds of Change magazine named UTA to its 2017-18 list of top 200 schools for Native American students pursuing STEM degrees, the third consecutive year it has been recognized.

  • A report from the Brookings Institution ranks the University of Texas at Arlington among the nation’s top public universities in providing a high-quality college education to students from all income levels.

  • CEO Magazine ranked the College of Business’ Executive Master of Business program No. 1 in Texas, No. 16 in the U.S., and No. 21 internationally.

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