University of Texas Arlington

University of Texas Arlington

As the largest university in North Texas and second largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact.

Top reasons to study here

  • UTA offers state-of-the-art facilities that encourage students to be critical thinkers.
  • Students receive real-world experiences.
  • UTA helps students contribute to their community and, ultimately, the world.

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About

History

Arlington College was established at the urging of Edward Emmett Rankin, an Arlington civic leader, to improve the availability of quality education in the recently founded rural town. Lee M. Hammond and William M. Trimble were the founding co-principals of the institution.

Education

UTA has more than 180 baccalaureate, masters', and doctoral degree programs, and more than 60,000 students walking our campus or engaging in online coursework each year.

Research

UTA has research centers in every discipline. The efforts have earned UTA the classification as a “R-1: Doctoral Universities—High Research Activity” according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. And total funding for research exceeded $94 million.

Career

The Lockheed Martin Career Development Center empowers students and alumni for professional success by:

  • Helping them discover and plan for possible career paths,
  • Connecting them with employers and professional opportunities,
  • Preparing them to present themselves well to compete for the opportunities they seek, and
  • Helping them develop the skills that will allow them to succeed in their professional goals now and in the future.

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
459 -13
2019
446 16
2018
462
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601
2019
601 -100
2018
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
601 -100
2018
501 -100
2017
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

The Office of the Dean of Students creates a culture of caring for students, their families, faculty, and staff by providing exemplary programs and services designed to enhance students' academic and personal success.

Housing services

University Housing provides the best possible housing at a reasonable cost to residents, while at the same time providing more than just the basic physical needs of the apartments, houses, and residence hall rooms.

The purpose for having residence halls is not simply to provide residents a place to sleep.  UTA is striving to create an environment where emotional, social, cultural, academic and recreational growth and development may be enhanced.  Through residence hall programs and activities, this student development concept can be realized.  

Medical services

UT Arlington Health Services is an ambulatory health care facility fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Health Services’ mission is to support academic success by providing excellent health care and promoting wellness. We strive to provide enrolled UT Arlington students with quality, accessible, comprehensive, and cost-effective primary health care.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in Tarrant County, also known as the mid-city area. 

It's centrally located between Dallas (to the east) and Fort Worth (to the west). Arlington is easily accessible and is located 30 minutes from the two major airports in the metroplex—DFW International Airport and Love Field.

Less than two miles from AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park, where the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers, respectively, play, and less than three miles from Six Flags Over Texas, UTA is just a stone's throw away from the excitement the city has to offer.

Student clubs

With more than 300 campus organizations, more than 10,000 students living on or adjacent to campus, and a constant flow of speakers, entertainers, and musicians visiting year-round, UTA has an unstoppable energy.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. 

Arlington, Texas, United States

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