The University of Texas at Arlington

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,624
6.73% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,445
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.82%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
82.9%
12,650 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
48,635
49% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
49.3%
1,258 Graduates

About

The University of Texas at Arlington is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas at Arlington were Registered Nursing (3,811 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (421 degrees), and General Studies (345 degrees).

In 2019, 14,035 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Arlington. 65.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,406 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3168 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $8,624, which is $-19,876 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $8,624, which is $-19,876 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,445.

In 2019, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,624
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington was $8,624. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $-19,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,445
2019 Value
17.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The University of Texas at Arlington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,445. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The University of Texas at Arlington grew by 17.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,302
Room and Board
$1,206
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Texas at Arlington was of $10,302 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,206. The cost of room and board increased by 15.4% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Arlington received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.75% with respect to 2018, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.82%
2017 Default Rate
564
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Arlington was 5.82%, which represents 564 out of the 9688 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Texas at Arlington received 12,650 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.55% annual growth. Out of those 12,650 applicants, 10,485 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.9% acceptance rate.

There were 48,635 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2019, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Arlington has an overall enrollment yield of 35.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
10,485
Accepted Out of 12,650

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Arlington was 82.9% (10,485 admissions from 12,650 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 79.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 2.55%, while admissions grew by 6.89%.

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SAT Scores

80%
Submission Percentage
2,943
Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Arlington has a total enrollment of 48,635 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 23,816 students and the part-time enrollment is 24,819. This means that 49% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.7% White, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%), followed by White Female (14.5%) and White Male (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (12.6%), followed by White Male (8.07%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.38%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48,635 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 23,816 and the part-time enrollment is 24,819. This means that 49% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas at Arlington was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), The University of Texas at Arlington had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    16,412
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    12,777
  3. Black or African American
    6,690

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Arlington is 33.7% White, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 13.8% Black or African American, 10.7% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.13% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,029 students (2.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 4297 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas at Arlington is white (5,406 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3168 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington is Registered Nursing (3,811 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (421 degrees) and General Studies (345 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas at Arlington, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (1,072 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (124 degrees), and Engineering (1,262 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Registered nurses (1,397,565 people), Software developers (419,838 people), Other managers (383,186 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (331,736 people), and Civil engineers (270,859 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,072 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (124 degrees), Engineering (1,262 degrees), Language & Linguistics (186 degrees), and Health (5,133 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,072 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (124 degrees), Engineering (1,262 degrees), Language & Linguistics (186 degrees), and Health (5,133 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,567,438 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (542,047 people), Computer Systems Design (450,307 people), Elementary & secondary schools (402,825 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,704 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,072 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (124 degrees), Engineering (1,262 degrees), Language & Linguistics (186 degrees), and Health (5,133 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Texas at Arlington.
Most Common
  1. 3811 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 421 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 345 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington was Registered Nursing with 3811 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,869
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
9,166
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,869 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington, which is 0.531 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (9,166).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 601 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 0.187 times less than the 3210 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 3210 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 5.34 times more than the 601 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 22% of students graduating from The University of Texas at Arlington completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Arlington is Female and Asian (69.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.874% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,406 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,168 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,845 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Arlington is white (5,406 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3168 degrees).

0.72% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,863 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,154 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,543 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Arlington is white female (3,863 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (2,154 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at nearly $163M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $29.4M (18.1%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, The University of Texas at Arlington had a total salary expenditure of $702M. The University of Texas at Arlington employs 328 No academic ranks, 228 Professors, and 223 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Arlington are Female No academic ranks (224), Male Professors(188), and Male Associate professors (140).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington are: Management, with 466 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 327 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 322 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$163M
2019 Endowment
1.79%
growth from 2018

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at about $163M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Arlington grew 1.79% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $148M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $53.4M - Federal
  2. $22.3M - State
  3. $1.47M - Local

As of 2019, The University of Texas at Arlington received $53.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.3M from state grants and contracts, and $1.47M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$284M
2019 Salaries
6.73%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a median of $284M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($702M) and a 6.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.45% growth from 2017 and a 1.35% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$93.4M
Instructional Salaries
1,091
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a total of $93.4M to 1,091 employees working as instructors, which represents 33% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
328 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
466 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were No academic rank with 328 employees; Professor with 228 employees; and Professor with 223 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were Management with 466 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 327 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 322 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington was Female No academic rank with 224 employees, Male Professor with 188 employees, and Male Associate professor with 140 employees.

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