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The University of Texas at Arlington College Portrait

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With a commitment to life-enhancing research, teaching excellence and community service, The University of Texas at Arlington is an educational leader in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

UT Arlington was founded in 1895, became a senior college in 1959 and joined the UT System in 1965. Classified as a Carnegie Research University (high activity), UT Arlington enrolls over 33,000 students and offers 81 bachelor’s, 71 master’s and 31 doctoral degrees within 11 colleges and schools. True to its "Be A Maverick" motto, the University attracts bright minds and independent thinkers who achieve distinction in the laboratory, classroom, workplace and community.

Living in the Community

The University of Texas at Arlington's diverse student body hails from all corners of the United States and almost 90 countries. Within an active learning environment, dedicated faculty and staff are committed to student success in the classroom, laboratory and beyond.

Nearly 300 campus organizations give students myriad opportunities to become active participants in the Maverick community. Campus housing accommodates almost 4,500 residents and offers several living-learning options. UT Arlington fields seven men's and seven women's athletic teams at the NCAA Division I level. The iconic Maverick Activities Center offers world-class workout facilities and more for the campus community.