The University of Texas at Tyler

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,540
6.34% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$7,389
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.66%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
83.2%
2,742 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
9,617
59.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
45.2%
282 Graduates

About

The University of Texas at Tyler is a higher education institution located in Smith County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas at Tyler were Registered Nursing (448 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (211 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (208 degrees).

In 2019, 3,029 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Tyler. 60.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,782 degrees), 3.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (497 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Tyler is $6,540, which is $-15,486 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Tyler is $6,540, which is $-15,486 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,389.

In 2019, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,540
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Tyler was $6,540. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Tyler is $-15,486 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$7,389
2019 Value
40.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The University of Texas at Tyler had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,389. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The University of Texas at Tyler grew by 40.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,595
Room and Board
$1,292
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Texas at Tyler was of $8,595 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,292. The cost of room and board increased by 2.47% 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

56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Tyler received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.82% with respect to 2018, when 55% 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.
6.66%
2017 Default Rate
133
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Tyler was 6.66%, which represents 133 out of the 1998 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 Tyler received 2,742 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 11.1% annual decline. Out of those 2,742 applicants, 2,281 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.2% acceptance rate.

There were 9,617 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Tyler in 2019, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Tyler has an overall enrollment yield of 37%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,281
Accepted Out of 2,742

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Tyler was 83.2% (2,281 admissions from 2,742 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 78.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -11.1%, while admissions declined by -5.59%.

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SAT Scores

72%
Submission Percentage
604
Scores Submitted

72% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Tyler in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Tyler has a total enrollment of 9,617 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Tyler is 5,681 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,936. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Tyler are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Tyler, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.1% White, 20.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Black or African American, 4.54% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.052% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Tyler in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (24.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Tyler, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,617 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Tyler is 5,681 and the part-time enrollment is 3,936. This means that 59.1% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Tyler are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Tyler was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), The University of Texas at Tyler had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,494
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,941
  3. Black or African American
    944

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Tyler is 57.1% White, 20.2% Hispanic or Latino, 9.82% Black or African American, 4.54% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.291% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.052% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 220 students (2.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 643 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at Tyler. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas at Tyler is white (1,782 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (497 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Tyler is Registered Nursing (448 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (211 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (208 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas at Tyler, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Engineering (331 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 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 Tyler are Other managers (463,033 people), Software developers (443,917 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (335,018 people), Civil engineers (270,163 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (250,960 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Tyler are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Engineering (331 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), Psychology (183 degrees), and English (60 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 Tyler are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Computer hardware engineers, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Tyler are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Engineering (331 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), Psychology (183 degrees), and English (60 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Tyler are Elementary & secondary schools (716,086 people), Computer Systems Design (530,715 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (509,309 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (434,450 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (372,034 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Tyler are Interdisciplinary Studies (211 degrees awarded), Engineering (331 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (106 degrees), Psychology (183 degrees), and English (60 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 Tyler.
Most Common
  1. 448 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 211 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 208 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Tyler was Registered Nursing with 448 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,193
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,836
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,193 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Tyler, which is 0.65 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,836).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 222 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Tyler in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.961 times less than the 231 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 366 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Tyler in Registered Nursing, which is 4.46 times more than the 82 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% of students graduating from The University of Texas at Tyler completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Tyler is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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, 0.355% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,782 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    497 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    312 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Tyler is white (1,782 degrees awarded). There were 3.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (497 degrees).

1.12% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,143 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    639 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    272 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Tyler is white female (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (639 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Tyler has an endowment valued at nearly $87.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.05M (8.03%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, The University of Texas at Tyler had a total salary expenditure of $154M. The University of Texas at Tyler employs 85 Associate professors, 73 Instructors, and 73 Assistant professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Tyler are Female Instructors (62), Male Professors(46), and Male Associate professors (45).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Tyler are: Office and Administrative Support, with 258 employees, Management, with 105 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 90 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$87.9M
2019 Endowment
0.12%
growth from 2018

The University of Texas at Tyler has an endowment valued at about $87.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Tyler grew 0.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $49.4M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.8M - Federal
  2. $9.92M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, The University of Texas at Tyler received $3.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.92M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$68.9M
2019 Salaries
0.76%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Texas at Tyler paid a median of $68.9M in salaries, which represents 44.8% of their overall expenditure ($154M) and a 0.76% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.79% growth from 2017 and a 4.96% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.1M
Instructional Salaries
343
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Texas at Tyler paid a total of $26.1M to 343 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
258 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Tyler were Associate professor with 85 employees; Instructor with 73 employees; and Instructor with 73 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Tyler were Office and Administrative Support with 258 employees; Management with 105 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 90 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Tyler was Female Instructor with 62 employees, Male Professor with 46 employees, and Male Associate professor with 45 employees.

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

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