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University of Texas--Arlington is a public institution that was founded in 1895. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,761, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 420 acres. University of Texas--Arlington's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,878 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,497 (2013-14).
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|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 58.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||58.5%|
|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 24.3 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 71.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||18%|
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University of Texas--Arlington has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,761, with a gender distribution of 43.7 percent male students and 56.3 percent female students. At this school, 11 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 89 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, 59 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Texas--Arlington.
|Students who have cars on campus||59%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of Texas--Arlington, 68.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,907.
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 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$19,497 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,864 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data