Office Of Admissions, PO Box 19111, Arlington, TX 76019-0111 817-272-6287
About University of Texas-Arlington
  • Year of Foundation 1895
  • Size of Campus 394 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Other
  • Undergraduate Population 19,649
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52% 48% 2%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,500 In state, $17,800 Out of state
  • Room and Board $6,634
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 18,762
The University of Texas at Arlington (also referred to as UT Arlington or UTA) is a public research university located in Arlington, Texas, United States. The campus is situated southwest of downtown Arlington, and is located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. The university was founded in 1895 and served primarily a military academy during the early 20th century. After spending several decades in the Texas A&M University System, the institution joined the University of Texas System in 1965. In the fall of 2010, UT Arlington reached a student population of 32,956, a gain of 31% from autumn 2008, and is currently the second-largest institution within the UT System. UTA is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a "High Research Activity" institution. The university offers 80 baccalaureate, 74 masters, and 31 doctoral degrees.The University also operates the Fort Worth Education Center and the Automation & Robotics Research Institute, with campuses at the Fort Worth ITC and River Bend Park.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Culture for Internationals, Bilingual Education Student Organization, Asian Student Association, Association of Mexican American Students, Chinese Student Association, Delta Alpha Omega, Fine Arts Society of India
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 12
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Bed races, international week, Semana De Cultra, black history month activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Sigma Phi, Golden Key National Honor Society, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha , Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, S
  • Number of students in fraternities 12
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Club, Baptist Student Ministry, Breakthrough Campus Fellowship, Campus Friendship Group, Christians on Campus, Lutheran Student Organization, Muslim Student Association, University Catholic Community, Voices of Chris
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas-Ft. Worth (15), Dallas Love Field (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Dallas (23)
  • Distance to nearest bus Arlington (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Number of students using college housing 14%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 45
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 21%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 60%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 16%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 65%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 176
  • Number Of Subscriptions 37,437
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Museums Language acquistion center, automation robotics research institute, computer resource learning center, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, planetarium
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 600
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,474,971
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,683
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 10,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Cartographic history library, map collection, minority cultures collection, Texana & Mexican war collections
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,144,133
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 77%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Texas Christian University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 82%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Raytheon, Lockheed, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, BNSF Corporation, KPMG
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis