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University of Texas at Arlington Description:

Founded in 1895, the University of Texas at Arlington is a public university and member of the University of Texas System. Arlington is located between Fort Worth and Dallas. Students come from over 100 countries, and the university wins high marks for the diversity of its student body. The university offers 78 bachelor's, 74 master's, and 33 doctoral degree programs through its 12 schools and colleges. Among undergraduates, biology, nursing, business, and interdisciplinary studies are some of the most popular majors. Academics are supported by a 22 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life is rich with over 280 clubs and organizations including an active sorority and fraternity system. On the athletic front, the UT Arlington Mavericks compete in the NCAA Division I Sun Belt Conference. The university fields seven men's and seven women's Division I sports.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 33,239 (25,761 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 63% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,878 (in-state); $17,302 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,160 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,708
  • Other Expenses: $4,238
  • Total Cost: $21,984 (in-state); $30,408 (out-of-state)

University of Texas at Arlington Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 81%
  • UT Arlington Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 70%
    • Loans: 47%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,440
    • Loans: $5,552

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Art, Biology, Criminal Justice, English, Exercise Science, Finance, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 17%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Texas at Arlington Mission Statement:

read the complete mission statement at http://www.uta.edu/uta/mission.php

"The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence. The University is committed to the promotion of lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs and to the formation of good citizenship through its community service learning programs. The diverse student body shares a wide range of cultural values and the University community fosters unity of purpose and cultivates mutual respect."

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