University of Texas-Tyler

3900 University Blvd, Tyler, United States
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Overview of University of Texas-Tyler

About this school

UTexas at Tyler, founded in 1971, is a public, upper-division university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Tyler, in east Texas, 100 miles west of Dallas.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,318
    • Men:2,736 Men (43.3%)
    • Women:3,582 Women (56.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Texas at Tyler 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
4
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
4
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 24
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
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3900 University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Tyler, TX 75799-0001
Phone
(903) 566-7203
Fax
(903) 566-7068
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
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
-
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
64% of 2,468 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 1,427 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 1,041 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,021 (64%) of 1,591 admitted students enrolled
Women
534 (59%) of 899 admitted students enrolled
Men
487 (70%) of 692 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.38
375 And Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

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
20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


University of Texas at Tyler accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 011163
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
689 (84.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
679 (98.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
623 (91.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
24 (3.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
40%
Average Award
$7,321
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 535 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,015
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 322 (51.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,374
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 20 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,721 (77.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,619 (97.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,455 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
108 (3.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
37%
Average Award
$7,758
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,858 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,497
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,214 (64.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,573
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 69 (2.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
21 (.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,704

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
51%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$17,916
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, Texas Grants, Institutional Grants (Education Affordability Program)
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Communication, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not reported

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not reported

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: - 9% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% 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


  • Not reported

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
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Texas at Tyler provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


24.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


35.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


41.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Pharmacy

Master's Programs of Study (48)


  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Quality Management
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


99,323

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


200 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
3 mile(s) from campus in Tyler
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Longview

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


19% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


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


Not reported

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Texas at Tyler offers choral groups, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,569

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,318
Women
3,582
Men
2,736

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.6% Asian
  • 9.5% Black/African-American
  • 16.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.8% White
  • 3.2% Unknown

International Students


1.9%

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


2,467

Student Resources

Study resources