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University of Texas at Arlington Tops in Nation for Least Student Debt

For the second year in a row, U. S. News & World Report ranked The University of Texas at Arlington the top national public university for graduates incurring the least amount of student debt. The magazine’s “Best Colleges 2018” ranking also lists UTA among the top campuses in the nation for…

University of Texas at Arlington Welcomes Largest Freshman Class Ever

The first day of classes marked a major milestone for the University of Texas at Arlington, as its freshman class is now the largest in the University’s history, with 3,346 new students joining us from across the U. S. and around the world. This represents a 12 percent increase as compared…

UTA, Alumnus Lou Diamond Phillips Raising Funds for Students in Harvey’s Path

Thousands of students at The University of Texas at Arlington live in the region impacted by the destructive forces of Hurricane Harvey. Some of these students lost everything they own. While the University is making academic accommodations for the victims, it also recognizes that these students are struggling to meet basic…

UTA Maverick Speakers Series Lineup Includes Lou Diamond Phillips, Gretchen Carlson

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Two outstanding UTA alumni – a critically acclaimed Hollywood actor and a highly respected American economist – will return to their alma mater to join an exceptionally strong lineup for the 10th anniversary season of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series, a premier venue for the nation’s best…

UTA Ranked Among Best for Native American Students

The premier publication for prospective Native American college students has again ranked The University of Texas at Arlington among the nation’s best universities for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students to study science, technology, engineering and math. The Winds of Change magazine’s annual “Top 200 Colleges for Native…

UTA, City of Arlington Partner to Protect Vital Water Utilities Infrastructure

A University of Texas at Arlington team will inspect 350 concrete manhole shafts for corrosion in the City of Arlington and develop a method to prioritize which manholes need protection from corrosion the most. Melanie Sattler, a UTA associate professor of civil engineering, is leading a UTA team that will evaluate…

UTA, Arlington ISD Create New Pathway to Baccalaureate

The University of Texas at Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement Monday, June 5 that provides a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved high school students currently enrolled at Arlington Collegiate High School, located on Tarrant County College’s Southeast Campus. ACHS students can already earn an associate’s…

UT Arlington Graduates Largest Class in University History

The University of Texas at Arlington will confer 5,600 degrees in commencement ceremonies on May 11-13 at College Park Center on the UTA campus, a dream come true moment for thousands of students this weekend. The newest graduates will join the ranks of more than 214,000 UTA alumni around the…

Micro Houses: UTA Student Project Aims to Reduce Residential Footprint

In the shadows of much larger construction projects like the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building and residence hall-dining hall-parking garage projects on the west side of campus, a smaller development is taking shape that molds student minds as they head out into the professional world. Students from the College…