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University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX

U Texas at Arlington is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a private college in 1895, it gained university status and became part of the state system in 1965. Its 395-acre campus is located in Arlington, in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students29,883
   Women18,014 (60.3%)
   Men11,869 (39.7%)
Graduate Students9,857


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate61% of 10,245 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJune 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math550 average
490-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading501 average
420-568 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing498 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,330
Out-of-state: $37,174
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,202
Out-of-state: $23,046
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met65%
Average Freshman Award$10,555
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemNot reported
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 16% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes


Arlington Population375,600
Nearest Metropolitan AreaDallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 13% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.3% Asian
15.5% Black/African-American
25.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
43.5% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students4.9% from 91 countries
First-Year Students Returning69.3%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.57 3.78 568 612 23
Low 2.90 3.30 470 520 16
High 4.00 4.25 650 730 31
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• Oozeball competitions, in which teams play in mud, are a common fundraising activity on the UTA campus.

• UTA's International Student Organization organizes a week of cultural celebrations every year, including a soccer tournament, a parade of flags, a ball, a food fair and a fashion show.

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