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Fast Facts

Academic programs

We have expert faculty and dedicated resources backing more than 180 rigorous degree programs in a broad range of disciplines.


We have research centers in every discipline. Our efforts have earned us the classification as a “R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity” according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. And total funding for research exceeded $100 million for FY 2018. See all our current research or find faculty expertise.


Students and faculty work at some of the most advanced learning environments in Texas, including the state-of-the-art labs inside the Science & Engineering Innovation & Research building and the North Texas Genome Center, the clean room in our nanofab lab, the kilns in our glass-blowing studios, the neonatal intensive care unit in our Smart Hospital, and the advanced materials and structures lab in the College of Engineering.

Our students

They come from every state and more than 100 countries, resulting in one of the most diverse campus populations in the nation. Total global enrollment is over 59,000 for AY 2018-19.

Enrollment (Fall 2018)
28,329 Undergraduate
14,167 Graduate
42,496 Total

Diversity (Fall 2018)
32.6 percent Hispanic
15.2 percent African American
12.5 percent Asian
4.8 percent International

13.8 percent African-American
6.5 percent Asian
16.5 percent Hispanic
25.3 percent International

Student Life

With more than 300 campus organizations, more than 10,000 students living on or adjacent to campus, and a constant flow of speakers, entertainers, and musicians visiting year-round, UTA has an unstoppable energy.

Students, faculty, and staff put that energy to work doing service projects, contributing about 680,000 volunteer hours annually through programs like the Big Event and other programs and events.


These are just a few of the shared experiences that make us Mavericks:

Oozeball. Our annual mud-volleyball tournament is our most popular tradition. It’s also the only time you’ll look back fondly on getting mud in your teeth.

Bed Races. 1 bed + 4 wheels + a team of 5 = a 30-year tradition.

Maverick Stampede. Welcoming students back to campus, it’s the ultimate two-week warm-up with tons of activities hosted by student groups.

More traditions


We compete in NCAA Division I.

Men’s teams:
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track and Field
Cross Country

Women’s teams:
Indoor Track
Outdoor Track and Field
Cross Country

Movin’ Mavs, our men's wheelchair basketball team has won eight national championships. The Lady Movin Mavs, our women’s wheelchair basketball team, won the national championship in 2016 and 2018.


Our campus spans 420 acres and includes more than 100 buildings, some dating from 1919. In recent years, campus construction projects totaling almost $300 million have buoyed development in downtown Arlington. To see everything we offer, schedule a visit.

How to apply

Applying is as easy as starting here.


See all of the estimated costs.

Financial aid

There are a lot of details, deadlines, and dollars to discuss. But there’s also a lot of help, support and financial aid.


Of UTA’s 220,000-plus alumni, approximately 65 percent live in North Texas. Their presence helps the University create an annual economic impact of almost $16.1 billion in the region.

Alumni Relations