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The University of Texas at Arlington Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how The University of Texas at Arlington ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is The University of Texas at Arlington Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

The University of Texas at Arlington was awarded 95 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UT Arlington as #864 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

UT Arlington is also ranked #27 out of 85 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UT Arlington?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, The University of Texas at Arlington is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 71%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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.

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UT Arlington received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Arlington  ( 20 to 27 )
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The University of Texas at Arlington Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At The University of Texas at Arlington, this rate is 24 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Texas at Arlington is 57%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Texas at Arlington

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at The University of Texas at Arlington is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 21% for first-time, full-time students at UT Arlington, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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Good Overall Diversity at UT Arlington

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 33,307 undergraduates at UT Arlington with 17,819 being full-time and 15,488 being part-time.

UT Arlington Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for UT Arlington is 78.34 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  78.34 out of 100
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How Much Does The University of Texas at Arlington Cost?

The overall average net price of UT Arlington is $12,410. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UT Arlington

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,622 $10,314 $13,103 $17,379 $18,601

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UT Arlington, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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.

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How Much Money Do UT Arlington Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UT Arlington with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $48,700 in their early years. That's great news for UT Arlington students since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of The University of Texas at Arlington

Located in Arlington, Texas, The University of Texas at Arlington is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-University-of-Texas-at-Arlington/123889354300036
Twitter: http://twitter.com/utarlington

The University of Texas at Arlington Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 76 majors graduated from The University of Texas at Arlington. Of these students, 8,906 received undergraduate degrees and 4,808 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 3,811 $70,300
Business Administration & Management 421 $39,700
Liberal Arts General Studies 345 $35,100
Finance & Financial Management 301 $43,400
General Biology 294 $28,300
Marketing 282 $37,200
Communication & Media Studies 261 NA
Health & Physical Education 230 $31,900
Social Work 202 $30,900
Accounting 200 $45,900

Learn more about the majors offered at The University of Texas at Arlington along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UT Arlington

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 24,864 students took at least one online class at The University of Texas at Arlington. This is an increase from the 23,362 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 24,864 18,425
2016-2017 23,362 16,532
2015-2016 21,330 15,510
2014-2015 17,541 12,665
2013-2014 10,523 10,302

Learn more about online learning at The University of Texas at Arlington.

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