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The University of Texas at Arlington Overview

The University of Texas at Arlington is a public institution situated in Arlington, Texas. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is The University of Texas at Arlington Known For?

9,053 Undergraduate Awards
$35,210 Avg Cost After Aid
71% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UT Arlington.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UT Arlington makes roughly $48,700 a year. This is 19% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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The University of Texas at Arlington Rankings

Out of the 159 colleges in Texas, UT Arlington is ranked at #31.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UT Arlington has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#13 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Arlington.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UT Arlington has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#6 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#9 Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#12 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#92 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#107 Best Nursing Schools Nursing Degree Search
#109 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is The University of Texas at Arlington?

Location of The University of Texas at Arlington

Contact details for UT Arlington are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76013
Phone: 817-272-2011
Website: https://WWW.UTA.EDU
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-University-of-Texas-at-Arlington/123889354300036
Twitter: http://twitter.com/utarlington

How Do I Get Into UT Arlington?

You can apply to UT Arlington online at: https://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX

Admission Requirements for UT Arlington

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Arlington?

71% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
85% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, UT Arlington may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 85% of students accepted to UT Arlington submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 530 to 630 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 530 to 640 )
200
800
UT Arlington received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 19 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 19 to 26 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 20 to 27 )
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36

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Arlington?

$35,210 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Arlington is $35,210. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UT Arlington, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,511 a year. That adds up to $22,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Arlington is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas at Arlington Undergraduate Student Diversity

19,326 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 34,472 undergraduate students at UT Arlington, with 19,326 being full-time and 15,146 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Arlington

There are also 13,427 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 19,326 full-time undergraduates at UT Arlington, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Arlington

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at Arlington students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Arlington Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,687
Black or African American 2,462
Hispanic or Latino 5,699
White 5,952
International Students 1,286
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,240

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Arlington. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 116 countries are represented at UT Arlington. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Arlington

18,425 Took All Classes Online
24,864 Took At Least One Class Online
15.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 13 master’s degree programs available online at UT Arlington. In 2017-2018, 24,864 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Arlington has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UT Arlington

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Arlington was 15.9%. This is the #1,042 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Arlington regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UT Arlington majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Civil Engineering 0%
Health Professions 3%
Nursing 4%
Public Administration 20%
Public Administration & Social Service 18%
Social Work 19%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UT Arlington ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UT Arlington.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #9
Systems Engineering #10
Industrial Engineering #10
Mechanical Engineering #11
Civil Engineering #11
Electrical Engineering #17
Engineering-Related Fields #20
Social Work #30
Public Administration #34
Engineering #38
Engineering Technologies #43
Curriculum & Instruction #44
Public Administration & Social Service #82
Educational Administration #100
Criminal Justice & Corrections #146
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #147
Liberal Arts General Studies #147
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #161
Nursing #207
Education #256
Health Professions #345

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas at Arlington Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 3,811 39 1,183 12 5,045
Social Work 4 202 1 725 8 940
Business Administration & Management 3 421 22 425 14 885
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 415 0 415
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 345 0 0 0 345
Mechanical Engineering 5 128 52 134 13 332
Educational Administration 0 0 0 306 14 320
Marketing 14 282 0 11 0 307
General Biology 0 294 0 12 0 306
Finance & Financial Management 0 301 0 0 0 301
Communication & Media Studies 17 261 0 13 0 291
Information Science 0 173 0 108 0 281
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 260 9 269
Health & Physical Education 0 230 0 12 2 244
Accounting 0 200 0 30 0 230
Civil Engineering 0 95 0 109 23 227
Criminal Justice & Corrections 5 172 0 42 0 219
General Psychology 0 178 0 18 0 196
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 187 0 0 0 188
Electrical Engineering 4 62 2 93 12 173
Industrial Engineering 0 41 0 119 7 167
Fine & Studio Arts 0 144 0 10 0 154
Public Administration 0 0 37 82 13 132
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 76 38 5 9 2 130
Computer Science 0 127 0 0 0 127
History 0 101 3 6 5 115
General Architecture 0 53 0 42 0 95
General English Literature 4 75 0 8 6 93
Biomedical Engineering 0 54 0 30 8 92
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 64 0 17 8 89
Mathematics 0 74 0 7 8 89
Construction Engineering 0 6 0 77 0 83
Political Science & Government 0 67 0 10 0 77
Computer Engineering 0 59 1 7 3 70
Music 0 52 3 6 0 61
Management Information Systems 0 57 0 0 0 57
Economics 0 48 0 9 0 57
Romance Languages 1 55 0 0 0 56
Business/Managerial Economics 0 48 0 0 0 48
International Business 0 47 0 0 0 47
Geological & Earth Sciences 5 42 0 0 0 47
Physics 0 38 0 5 4 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 44 0 44
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 41 0 41
Sociology 0 31 2 8 0 41
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 39 0 0 0 39
Chemistry 0 18 0 4 15 37
Writing Studies 0 35 0 0 0 35
Natural Resources Conservation 0 8 0 19 6 33
General Education 0 0 0 30 0 30
Public Health 0 26 0 0 0 26
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 23 0 0 0 23
International Studies 4 19 0 0 0 23
Materials Engineering 0 0 0 16 6 22
Philosophy 2 19 0 0 0 21
Anthropology 2 17 0 0 0 19
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 18 0 18
Drama & Theater Arts 0 18 0 0 0 18
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 15 0 15
Real Estate 0 6 1 5 0 12
Landscape Architecture 0 0 0 11 0 11
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 11 0 11
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 4 6 0 10
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 9 0 9
Interior Architecture 0 8 0 0 0 8
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 0 7 7
Taxation 0 0 0 7 0 7
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0 0 7 7
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 5 0 5
Architectural Engineering 0 4 0 0 0 4
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 3 0 3
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 3 0 3
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 3 0 0 0 3
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 2 0 0 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 1 0 1
Public Policy 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 147 8,906 174 4,596 212 14,035

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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