UTA

University of Texas - Arlington

701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, United States
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  • Total Documents
    443
  • Class Notes
    363
  • Textbook Notes
    26
  • Study Guides
    54
  • Currently Enrolled
    235
  • Previously Enrolled
    399

Overview of University of Texas - Arlington (UTA)

About this school

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 Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:29,883
    • Men:11,869 Men (39.7%)
    • Women:18,014 Women (60.3%)

Location

Admission Information (UTA)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Texas at Arlington is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
701 South Nedderman Drive
City, State, Zip
Arlington, TX 76019
Phone
(817) 272-6287
Fax
(817) 272-5656

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
June 1
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Class rank required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
61% of 10,245 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 5,644 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 4,601 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
3,166 (50%) of 6,290 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,638 (48%) of 3,401 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,528 (53%) of 2,889 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UTA)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,952|Out-of-state: $25,152 (40.36%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,924 (36.19%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,206 (4.89%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,578 (18.56%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Texas at Arlington accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 17
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 17
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003656
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
2,543 (93.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,171 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,957 (90.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
294 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$10,555
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,388 (70.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,427
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,610 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,608
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,144 (58.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
181 (6.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,465

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
14,205 (86.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
13,129 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,650 (96.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,341 (10.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$10,350
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,160 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,001
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,833 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,134
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 5,225 (41.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
478 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,139

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,559
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Public Servants

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UTA)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
500
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Texas at Arlington provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


17.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors (UTA)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (64)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Liberal arts/general studies, Interdisciplinary studies, Engineering

Online Degrees


Business administration, psychology, health care administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Master's Programs of Study (75)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geology
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Real Estate
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (UTA)

Location & Geography

Population


375,600

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Dallas-Fort Worth

Campus Size


420 acres

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Arlington
Nearest Train Station
23 mile(s) from campus in Dallas

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


13% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


87%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mavericks
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Texas at Arlington offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, delta delta delta sorority, excel campus activities, baptist student ministry, honors college council, beta alpha psi - accounting

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


15,957

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
29,883
Women
18,014
Men
11,869

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 Students


4.9% from 91 countries

Average Age


28

Number of Graduate Students


9,857

Student Resources (UTA)