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University of Texas--Arlington is a public institution that was founded in 1895. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,419, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 420 acres. It utilizes a other-based academic calendar. University of Texas--Arlington's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,878 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,268 (2011-12).
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- The College of Nursing is researching the use of 3D gaming technology to teach students about in-hospital pediatric care.
Meanwhile, just a few miles away from Arlington in downtown Fort Worth, enrollment at the UT Arlington Fort Worth Center has more than doubled in less than ten years. The Center offers graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education programs tailored to the working professional.
Among its many honors, UT Arlington is recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities as one of the top universities in the nation for Hispanic students. The Asia Executive MBA program in the College of Business is one of the largest of any foreign university in China. And UT Arlington was named four times in the last five years to the United States President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its innovative service-learning programs.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Texas--Arlington, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at University of Texas--Arlington is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||69.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--Arlington is 23:1, and the school has 23.0 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Texas--Arlington include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67.5 percent.
University of Texas--Arlington has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,419, with a gender distribution of 44.2 percent male students and 55.8 percent female students. At this school, 13.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 87.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Texas--Arlington is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
University of Texas--Arlington offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Texas--Arlington also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Texas--Arlington, 55 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Texas--Arlington.
|Students who have cars on campus||55%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Texas--Arlington, 68.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,202.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$8,878 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,268 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,554 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data