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The University of Texas at Arlington is a growing research powerhouse committed to life-enhancing discovery, exceptional instruction, and caring community engagement.

An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas metropolitan region, UT Arlington nurtures minds within an environment that values innovation, diversity, excellence, access, and student success. The University was founded in 1895, became a senior college in 1959, and joined the UT System in 1965. Unprecedented advancements continue to make UT Arlington a pre-eminent place for intellectual pursuits and the model, 21st century urban research university.

Living in the Community

The University of Texas at Arlington’s nearly 48,000 campus-based and online students represent 120 countries and pursue more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a broad range of disciplines. 

U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity. More than 5,000 students live on campus and another 5,500 live adjacent to campus. They can choose from more than 300 student organizations that give them myriad opportunities to become active participants in the Maverick community. UT Arlington fields seven men’s and seven women’s athletic teams at the NCAA Division I level.