The University Of Texas At Arlington

The University Of Texas At Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington, also known as UT Arlington or UTA, is a nationally recognized comprehensive doctoral/ research university located in Arlington, Texas, United States. The university offers more than 75 bachelor degrees, over 70 master degrees, and over 30 doctor degrees. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Science
  • Graduate School
  • Honors College
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • School of Urban and Public Affairs

UT Arlington's sports teams are known as the Mavericks. They are a member of the Southland Conference and also compete in 14 NCAA Division I events.

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The University of Texas at Arlington
701 S. Nedderman Dr.
Arlington , TX 76013
General Phone: (817) 272-2011

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UT Arlington Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management1,441business management, logistics, accounting, managerial economics, finance, banking, human resources, international business, MIS, ...
Liberal Arts1,047foreign language and literature, linguistics, Russian language, German language, French language, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, humanities, ...
Engineering562aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, systems engineering, industrial engineering, ...
Family and Social Work413child development, public administration, social work
Science398biology, biochemistry, microbiology, biometrics, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics, physics courses ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine397registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse practitioner, nursing science, various nursing
Media238communication studies, journalism, radio and television, digital communications, public relations, advertising
Education and Teaching166education, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, music teaching, ESL instruction
Architecture and Planning159architecture, urban planning, interior architecture, landscape architecture
Security and Law Enforcement154criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering153computer and info science, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering
Therapy and Counseling131psychology, experimental psychology
Fine Arts100fine arts, art history and criticism
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy96health and physical education, exercise science, athletic trainer
Medical Administration70health care administration
Mathematics55mathematics, applied mathematics
Real Estate and Construction Management31real estate
Drama and Performing Arts15drama
Religion and Philosophy13philosophy
Medical Support and Technology5clinical lab tech
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for UT Arlington in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1,66558
Bachelor's degree3,83556
Post-master's certificate449
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship14228

UT Arlington Student Body

In 2007-2008, UT Arlington had a total enrollment of 24,889 students (20,059 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 14%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 10%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 19%
22-24 26%
25-29 19%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

UT Arlington Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 37 %

UT Arlington Room and Board (2007)

UT Arlington offers campus housing for 4,291 of its 20,059 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Arlington, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UT Arlington Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460580
SAT Math490600
SAT Writing450560
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

UT Arlington Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,780
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,524
Room and board $ 6,412
Room charge $ 3,398
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,014
Books and supplies $ 882
Other expenses $ 3,850

Financial Aid:
UT Arlington participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 365600)

UT Arlington Faculty

UT Arlington has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year155$103,45225$94,327
Associate professoracademic year125$78,16057$71,493
Assistant professoracademic year130$74,82387$64,260
Lectureracademic year104$49,399142$45,442
All faculty totalacademic year514$79,123311$59,410

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UT Arlington Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Southland Conference
Baseball Southland Conference
Track Southland Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports183755

UT Arlington Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Interior Architecture
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Statistics
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Music Teacher Education
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering, Other
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
History, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Health and Physical Education, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Microbiology, General
Physics, General
Physics, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Experimental Psychology
Psychology, General

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