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The University of Texas at Arlington is a public institution situated in Arlington, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

3,811 Undergraduate Degrees
1,234 Graduate Degrees
$35,210 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
71% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Texas at Arlington Rankings

UT Arlington is ranked #107 out of 1,284 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 85 colleges in Texas, it is ranked at #11.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UT Arlington has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Arlington.

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Where Is The University of Texas at Arlington?

Location of The University of Texas at Arlington

Contact details for UT Arlington are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX 76013
Phone: 817-272-2011
Website: https://WWW.UTA.EDU

How Do I Get Into UT Arlington?

You can apply to UT Arlington online at:

Admission Requirements for UT Arlington

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Arlington?

71% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
85% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 71%, UT Arlington may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 85% of students accepted to UT Arlington submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 530 to 640 )
UT Arlington received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 20 to 27 )

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Arlington?

$35,210 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
5.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Arlington is $35,210. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UT Arlington, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,511 a year. That adds up to $22,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Arlington is 5.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas at Arlington Undergraduate Student Diversity

19,326 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 34,472 undergraduate students at UT Arlington, with 19,326 being full-time and 15,146 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Arlington

There are also 13,427 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 19,326 full-time undergraduates at UT Arlington, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Arlington

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at Arlington students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Arlington Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,687
Black or African American 2,462
Hispanic or Latino 5,699
White 5,952
International Students 1,286
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,240

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Arlington. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 116 countries are represented at UT Arlington. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Arlington

18,425 Took All Classes Online
24,864 Took At Least One Class Online
15.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 13 master’s degree programs available online at UT Arlington. In 2017-2018, 24,864 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Arlington has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UT Arlington

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Arlington was 15.9%. This is the #666 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Arlington regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UT Arlington majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 24%
Nursing 4%
Nursing Administration 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UT Arlington ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UT Arlington.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Education #22
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #24
Nursing Administration #35
Registered Nursing #160
Nursing #207

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas at Arlington Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 3,811 0 0 0 3,811
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 25 795 0 820
Nursing Administration 0 0 261 0 261
Nursing Education 0 14 127 0 141
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 10 10
Nursing Science 0 0 0 2 2
TOTAL 3,811 39 1,183 12 5,045


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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