The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of more than 50,000 students in campus-based and online degree programs and is the second largest institution in The University of Texas System. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked UT Arlington as the seventh fastest-growing public research university in 2013. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. Find more about UT Arlington rankings and recognition at uta.edu/rankings.
UT Arlington’s Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions | Global Impact focuses academic and research success on four guiding themes: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, and Data-Driven Discovery. These themes allow UT Arlington to address the epic challenges facing the North Texas region through discovery, innovation, and development of a highly educated workforce.
UT Arlington awards nearly 10,000 degrees a year in critical workforce fields including engineering, science, nursing, education, and social work. The University’s growing expertise in national defense, information technologies, energy, bioengineering, and biotechnologies creates opportunities for the numerous companies that support those interests to excel in the global marketplace.
By leveraging our expertise in vital areas, UT Arlington is poised to enable emerging megacities such as the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region to become sustainable economic and cultural powerhouses that raise the prospects for prosperity and enhance quality of life.