The University of Texas at Arlington is one of the nation’s most dynamic centers of higher learning, setting the standard for educational excellence in the thriving North Texas region it calls home. An academic centerpiece in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex for nearly 120 years, UT Arlington was founded in 1895 as a private liberal arts institution. The University has evolved through a succession of names and missions, achieving senior college status in 1959 and becoming part of The University of Texas System in 1965.
UT Arlington is rising in stature through its commitment to life-enhancing discovery, innovative teaching, and community engagement. With an enrollment of more than 38,000 students and a flourishing research enterprise, the University is a major contributor to the intellectual and economic advancement of the region, state and nation.