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IPEDS ID: 228769
OPE ID: 00365600
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The University of Texas at Arlington
701 S. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, Texas 76013
General information:  (817) 272-2011
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  33,329 (25,690 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  23 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty858426
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-1,218
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$908$908$1,160$1,1600.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,472$7,554$7,708$7,8642.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,472$7,554$7,708$7,8642.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$20,930$21,434$22,258$22,234-0.1%
Off Campus$20,930$21,434$22,258$22,234-0.1%
Off Campus with Family$13,458$13,880$14,550$14,370-1.2%
On Campus$28,370$28,946$30,630$30,7300.3%
Off Campus$28,370$28,946$30,630$30,7300.3%
Off Campus with Family$20,898$21,392$22,922$22,866-0.2%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$8,000
In-state fees$0
Out-of-state tuition$14,372
Out-of-state fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,99779%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,76070%$15,088,197$8,573
Federal grants1,11944%$4,883,873$4,364
Pell grants1,11944%$4,803,973$4,293
Other federal grants793%$79,900$1,011
State/local government grant or scholarships89635%$5,202,661$5,807
Institutional grants or scholarships1,05642%$5,001,663$4,736
Student loan aid1,13945%$6,782,658$5,955
Federal student loans1,10344%$5,637,105$5,111
Other student loans1486%$1,145,553$7,740
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid115,75961%$99,293,248$6,301
Pell grants10,40440%$39,640,291$3,810
Federal student loans15,39260%$134,089,054$8,712
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$9,570$10,079$11,779
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$8,136$9,592$11,240
$30,001 – $48,000$9,131$10,351$12,571
$48,001 – $75,000$12,528$14,544$15,321
$75,001 – $110,000$16,791$17,719$18,703
$110,001 and more$17,883$18,833$19,109
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment33,329
Undergraduate enrollment25,690
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment3,812
Graduate enrollment7,639
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 62%
Part-time: 38%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 12%
Black or African American: 15%
Hispanic/Latino: 25%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 40%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 65%
25 and over: 35%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 92%
Out-of-state: 1%
Foreign countries: 6%
Unknown: 1%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 44%
Part-time: 56%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 16%
Enrolled in some distance education: 13%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 70%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 24%
Enrolled in some distance education: 9%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 67%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants10,6794,8585,821
Percent admitted60%60%60%
Percent admitted who enrolled42%45%40%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading460580
SAT Math500620
SAT Writing450560
ACT Composite2026
ACT English1921
ACT Math2527
  • ACT Writing not used.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 71%
Part-time students: 52%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 40 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 40%
Transfer-out rate: 41%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 17%
6-year: 40%
8-year: 45%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 37%
Female: 44%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 14%
Asian: 52%
Black or African American: 30%
Hispanic/Latino: 41%
White: 39%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 37%
Non-resident alien: 47%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-26-9
Interior Architecture14---
Landscape Architecture-14--
Category total7892-9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General33110--
Computational Biology--5-
Microbiology, General16---
Category total376105-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Banking and Financial Support Services179-5-
Business Administration and Management, General225423d1121
Business Statistics--0-
Business/Managerial Economics7---
Finance, General-6--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-15--
International Business/Trade/Commerce39---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-6--
Management Information Systems, General11890-
Marketing Research-5--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General97-0-
Real Estate935-1
Category total827566d1622
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General-10--
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia27---
Public Relations/Image Management67---
Radio and Television47---
Category total23310--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General-947-
Computer Science301--
Category total30957-
Curriculum and Instruction-553d--
Education, General-23--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-404d9-
Music Teacher Education-4--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-6--
Category total-990d9-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering48180-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering05612-
Civil Engineering, General635611-
Computer Engineering, General2772-
Computer Software Engineering182--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering618210-
Industrial Engineering3726101
Materials Engineering-84-
Mechanical Engineering94534-
Systems Engineering-4--
Category total348312531
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management-14--
Category total-14--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General81147-
Rhetoric and Composition36---
Category total117147-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development0---
Category total0---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General18--
French Language and Literature15---
German Language and Literature3---
Russian Language and Literature4---
Spanish Language and Literature73---
Category total1081444
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer200--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist7---
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-117d-36d
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-64--
Nursing Administration-104d--
Nursing Education-2-81d
Nursing Practice--1-
Nursing Science--2-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2,037d---
Category total2,064d287d3117d
History, General11521-1
History, Other--0-
Category total1152101
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies170d48--
Category total170d48--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies370d---
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-7--
Category total370d7--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General412882
Category total412882
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences-6--
International/Global Studies0---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other40822--
Category total40828--
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science1114-
Category total1114-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17318--
Category total17318--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Category total10---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General1868-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other1---
Geology/Earth Science, General309-4
Physics, General17109-
Category total6625174
Educational Psychology-5--
Experimental Psychology--4-
Psychology, General11321--
Category total113264-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-56d810
Social Work1262444-
Category total126300d1210
Social Sciences
Economics, General6918--
Political Science and Government, General6911--
Urban Studies/Affairs-13--
Category total23550--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation10---
Art/Art Studies, General30---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General25---
Fine/Studio Arts, General1239--
Music Performance, General169--
Music, General31---
Category total23518--
Grand total6,2442,984149170
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-AAA MenWomen
All Track Combined8892
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1964 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/21/2007 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/21/2007 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language12/31/2012 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)7/1/2008 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1971 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools4/1/2004 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program(!)12/1/1976 -  Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program4/1/1979 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession003
Drug law violations161525
Liquor law violations145938
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations81015
Liquor law violations114725
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible4210
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault223
Motor vehicle theft6712
  • There were four (4) incidents of a male employee who slapped one other male employee on the buttocks on 4 different occasions.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible426
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault103
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate11.0%9.5%
Number in default585481
Number in repayment5,3025,032
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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