The University of Texas at Arlington

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,910
3.32% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$15,220
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.65%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.7%
14,620 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
48,072
49.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.4%
1,407 Graduates

About

The University of Texas at Arlington is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas at Arlington were Registered Nursing (3,539 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (365 degrees), and General Studies (312 degrees).

In 2020, 14,095 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Arlington. 65.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,121 degrees), 1.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3320 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $8,910, which is $−19,653 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $8,910, which is $−19,653 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,220.

In 2020, 58% of undergraduate students attending The University of Texas at Arlington received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,910
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington was $8,910. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $−19,653 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

$15,220
2020 Value
5.37%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The University of Texas at Arlington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,220. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The University of Texas at Arlington grew by 5.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,290
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 $10,290 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,206. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.116% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Arlington received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 58% 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.
4.65%
2018 Default Rate
501
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Arlington was 4.65%, which represents 501 out of the 10773 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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The University of Texas at Arlington received 14,620 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 15.6% annual growth. Out of those 14,620 applicants, 12,829 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.7% acceptance rate.

There were 48,072 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2020, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Arlington has an overall enrollment yield of 30.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
12,829
Accepted Out of 14,620

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Arlington was 87.7% (12,829 admissions from 14,620 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 82.9%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 15.6%, while admissions grew by 22.4%.

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage
3,048
Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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The University of Texas at Arlington has a total enrollment of 48,072 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 23,659 students and the part-time enrollment is 24,413. This means that 49.2% 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 32.6% White, 27.6% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 11.3% Asian, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0999% 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 (18.3%), followed by White Female (14.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (14.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (9.36%) and Black or African American Female (8.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

49.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48,072 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 23,659 and the part-time enrollment is 24,413. This means that 49.2% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), 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
    15,681
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13,245
  3. Black or African American
    6,899

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Arlington is 32.6% White, 27.6% Hispanic or Latino, 14.4% Black or African American, 11.3% Asian, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.266% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0999% 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% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% 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, 1,033 students (2.15%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 4415 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 (5,121 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3320 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington is Registered Nursing (3,539 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (365 degrees) and General Studies (312 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 (1,043 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (149 degrees), and Engineering (1,319 degrees).

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 (1,321,442 people), Other managers (391,635 people), Software developers (365,029 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (316,561 people), and Civil engineers (250,320 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,043 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (149 degrees), Engineering (1,319 degrees), Health (5,267 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (145 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, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,043 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (149 degrees), Engineering (1,319 degrees), Health (5,267 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (145 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 (1,552,067 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (529,756 people), Computer Systems Design (428,238 people), Elementary & secondary schools (406,395 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (344,082 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (1,043 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (149 degrees), Engineering (1,319 degrees), Health (5,267 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (145 degrees).

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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. 3539 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 365 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 312 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington was Registered Nursing with 3539 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4,840
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
9,255
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 4,840 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington, which is 0.523 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (9,255).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 496 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 0.163 times less than the 3043 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 3043 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 6.14 times more than the 496 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% 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, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (68.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Arlington is Female and Asian (68.6% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.213% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,121 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,320 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,814 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Arlington is white (5,121 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3320 degrees).

0.766% of degree recipients (108 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,667 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,329 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,454 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Texas at Arlington is white female (3,667 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (2,329 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at nearly $173M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $62.5M (36%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, The University of Texas at Arlington had a total salary expenditure of $740M. The University of Texas at Arlington employs 275 No academic ranks, 241 Professors, and 206 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Arlington are Female No academic ranks (201), Male Professors(191), and Male Associate professors (126).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington are: Management, with 570 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 334 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 235 employees.

Endowment

$173M
2020 Endowment
6.62%
growth from 2019

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at about $173M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Arlington grew 6.62% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $133M 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. $56.1M - Federal
  2. $21.4M - State
  3. $798k - Local

As of 2020, The University of Texas at Arlington received $56.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $21.4M from state grants and contracts, and $798k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$300M
2020 Salaries
5.95%
growth from 2019

In 2020, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a median of $300M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($740M) and a 5.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.73% growth from 2018 and a 5.45% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$101M
Instructional Salaries
1,093
Number of Employees

In 2020, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a total of $101M to 1,093 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
275 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
570 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were No academic rank with 275 employees; Professor with 241 employees; and Professor with 206 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were Management with 570 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 334 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 235 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington was Female No academic rank with 201 employees, Male Professor with 191 employees, and Male Associate professor with 126 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas at Arlington.

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