• Address: 701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 76019, USA

  • Phone Number: 817-272-2011

  • Website: https://www.uta.edu/uta/

About

University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a public research institute located in Arlington, Texas that was established in the year 1895 as Arlington College. In the year 1902, the college was transformed into a private academy which was named as the Carlisle Military Academy and was changed to Arlington Training School in the year 1916. 

In the year 1967, the institution attained university status and named as the University of Texas at Arlington. The students adopted the Mavericks nickname in 1971. UTA has grown over years and now offers more than 180 bachelor's, masters and doctorate programs. University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is well-known and is considered one of the best universities to offer nursing program.

The university student body is very diverse and has students from all around the world. There are more than 45,000 students who have enrolled for various different programs offered by the UTA. 

  • The student-faculty ratio is 25:1.

  • University of Texas at Arlington acceptance rate is 70%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 48%.

  • The retention rate is 69% for the full-time students and 53% for part-time students.

  • The total student population of the university is 45,282, which includes 21,437 full time and 23,845 part-time students.

  • University of Texas at Arlington address is 701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 76019, USA.


University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Online

The online degrees offered by the UTA is affordable, structured, and flexible. The university's online degree has the same value as what their traditional students get. The online degrees provided are accredited and is recognized. 

  • MyMav is the university's student portal where a student has to log into their account in order to view information relating to the grades, announcements, view/pay bills, take up online classes, financial aid, and more. 

  • The university offers 38 online programs across various disciplines. University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) majors include Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Public Administration

  • University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Blackboard is the web-based learning management system that provides faculties with the advanced tools and resources to teach their non-traditional students. A student has to log in with their UTA Net ID and password to take up their online classes.

  • The university provides 24/7 technical support for their online students. A student can contact the technical department via chat, mail, call or video to resolve their technical issues. 


University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Reviews

Students reviews on the university are given below

  • Students say that the faculties were very helpful and were ready to clear a student's doubt at any time. The university also provides numerous opportunities for a student to get involved in the campus. 

  • The university provides study sessions which helps a student to do well in their exams. The campus is clean and safe.

  • The student body is diverse and helps an individual to meet people from many countries in the world.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Arlington, Texas

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003656

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE, NASPAA

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://www.uta.edu/uta/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. 

In addition to institutional accreditation, many programs offered by the university is programmatically accredited by the following.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • Public Administration programs are accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (NASPAA).

Campus Life

Student life on the campus is filled with fun, engaging. The university enables students to take part in various clubs, activities, and organizations depending on their interest. 

  • EXCEL Student Activities offers a wide variety of extracurricular opportunities and campus, that includes recreational and educational events on campus. 

  • A students organizations in the university let's student explore their interests and meet new people through the events organized by these clubs. There are over 100 clubs and organizations in the university which are 2100 club, A Collection of Brothers, Access, Accounting Society, Active minds, Anime Club, Campus recreation, and much more.

  • University of Texas Arlington (UTA) bookstore allows students to buy/sell back/rent the textbooks. The bookstore also helps students by selling them gifts, apparels, accessories, and more.

  • University of Texas Arlington (UTA) athletic teams are named as Texas - Arlington Mavericks who compete in an NCAA Division I and are a member of Sun Belt Conference.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 25: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 69 % Part Time: 53 %
Total Population 45,282
Student Population Full Time: 21,437 Part Time: 23,845
Gender Division Male: 39 % Female: 61 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 45 %

The College Monk

Female: 51 %

Total Graduation Rate: 48 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) offers 38 online programs across 6 Majors

Nursing

Offering 19 programs accross 6 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Engineering

Offering 8 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Acceptance Rate is 70%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $60
Graduate Application Fee $40

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 12,558
Total Applicants Admitted 8,768
Applicants Enrolled 3,053
Full time Applicants Enrolled 2,892
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 161
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 2,543
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,388
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 83%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 45%
SAT Math 470 average 400 - 540 range
SAT Critical Reading 550 average 490 - 610 range
SAT Writing 500 average 440 - 560 range
ACT Composite 23 average 20 - 26 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The university works on providing financial aid to all their students in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form 

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Federal school code is 003656.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option enables a student to work for part-time and earn money for their education.

  • State Aids includes grants such as TEXAS Grants and Texas Public Education Grants. State Scholarships includes Valedictorian Scholarship, Good Neighbor Scholarship Program, and Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program. 

  • University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) scholarships includes National Merit Scholarship, Presidential Scholar, Maverick Academic Scholarship, Transfer Scholarship, and Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial Scholarship.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Montgomery GI Bill, and Fry Scholarship.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,591 U.S. or non-U.S.citizen, eligible Undergraduate student. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants $757 U.S. or non-U.S. citizen, eligible undergraduate student. June 30th, 2019
Federal TEACH Grant $3,736 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,943 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,493 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $10,521 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Mav Grants $5,818 Texas resident, Undergraduate or Graduate student. March 2nd, 2019
TEXAS Grants $5,818 Texas resident, Undergraduate student, financial need-based, March 2nd, 2019
Texas Public Education Grants $5,818 Graduate or Undergraduate, At least half-time enrolled. U.S. or non- U.S. eligible citizen. March 2nd, 2019
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Valedictorian Scholarship $5,818 Texas residents, nonresidents, or foreign students. Graduate from an accredited high school in the State of Texas. Graduate with the highest ranking in their high school. Varies
Good Neighbor Scholarship Program Varies Students from other nations of the Western Hemisphere (other than Cuba). Intend to return to the eligible country upon completion of the program of study. March 15th, 2019
Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program $5,000 Residents of Texas. Enrolled at least half-time. Have not already taken the CPA exam, but plan to take the CPA examination in the State of Texas. Varies

Data Source: https://www.uta.edu/uta/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
National Merit Scholarship $20,000 Full-time enrolment, min GPA 3.0 February 15th, 2019
Presidential Scholar $10,000 Merit-Based, Graduate or Undergraduate, min GPA 3.0 December 3rd, 2018
Maverick Academic Scholarship $5,120 Merit-Based, SAT Scores, min GPA 3.0 February 15th, 2019
Transfer Scholarship Varies Transfer students. Merit based. February 15th, 2019
Vikram J. Bajaj Memorial Scholarship Varies Students of Asian Indian origin who are pursuing studies in Engineering and/or Science. June 1st, 2019

Data Source: https://www.uta.edu/uta/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $6,019 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Tution Assistance Program $2,380 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Military Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Fry Scholarship Varies Provided to children of veterans who died in the line of duty after Sept.10, 2010. Varies

Data Source: https://www.uta.edu/uta/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $11,062
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,968
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,543
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,893
Over $110,000 $20,357

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 35% $3,975
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 76% $9,424
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 43% $4,671
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 48% $4,962
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 40% $5,790
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $5,046
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 11,952
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 1,215 $13,258
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 1,016 $13,257
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 199 $13,263

Data Source: https://www.uta.edu/uta/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

UTA libraries strive to provide accurate information and resources to their patrons. The library is committed to providing scholars to successfully create, explore, test and innovate the new information system. A central service hub of the library is comprised of acquisition, resource delivery, and enables access to millions of items.

  • The university libraries have over millions of collection in books, eBooks, journals, articles, research papers, and much more in various formats such as audios, videos, and images. The library collections include Cartographic history collections, Federal Government Collections, Historical Manuscripts, Microform, maps, photographs and graphics, and more.

  • FABLAB in the library is a creative hub for students and faculty of the UTA. The lab provides access to technologies, equipment, tools, resources, training, opportunities, and much more.

  • The university library has the subscription to many popular databases such as Academic Search Complete, JSTOR, Project Muse, Web of Science, and more.

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) facility enables students to browse books, journals, articles, and research papers from other partnered libraries if in case the particular material is not found in the university's library.

  • Other library services students include Bindery, Geographic Information Systems, OIT, Sound Studio, Study spaces, Technology, Printing, and many more.

Rankings

Some of the rankings given to the university are given below

Rankings by US News

  • The university is ranked 116 in 'Engineering Programs'.

  • UTA is ranked 126 in 'Top Public Schools'.

  • The university is ranked 127 in 'Business Programs'.

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