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The University of Texas at Tyler Overview

The University of Texas at Tyler is a public institution situated in Tyler, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is The University of Texas at Tyler Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$28,047 Avg Cost After Aid
94% Acceptance Rate
  • The 2% student loan default rate at UT Tyler is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UT Tyler.
  • In <nil>, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UT Tyler with a bachelor's degree make about $52,674 a year. That's 29% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is The University of Texas at Tyler?


Contact details for UT Tyler are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3900 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75799-6699
Phone: 903-566-7000

How Do I Get Into UT Tyler?

You can apply to UT Tyler online at:

Admission Requirements for UT Tyler

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 Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Tyler?

94% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
41% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 94%, UT Tyler is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Average Test Scores

About 41% of students accepted to UT Tyler submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler  ( 520 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler  ( 520 to 620 )
UT Tyler received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Tyler  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Tyler?

$28,047 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
1.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Tyler is $28,047. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UT Tyler, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $5,892 a year. That adds up to $23,568 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Tyler is 1.7%. 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 Tyler Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,731 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,185 undergraduate students at UT Tyler, with 4,731 being full-time and 2,454 being part-time.


There are also 2,502 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,731 full-time undergraduates at UT Tyler, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 230
Black or African American 467
Hispanic or Latino 1,130
White 2,509
International Students 170
Other Races/Ethnicities 225

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Tyler. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 68 countries are represented at UT Tyler. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Nepal, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Tyler

2,992 Took All Classes Online
7,435 Took At Least One Class Online
8.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 7,435 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 18th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UT Tyler

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Tyler was 8.2%. This is the #1,456 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Tyler regardless of major.

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 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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