The University of Texas at Arlington

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,542

2.61% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,533

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.81%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

71.2%

12,333 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

46,497

47.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

50%

1,200 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 (3,563 degrees awarded), General Studies (446 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (313 degrees).

In 2017, 12,789 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Arlington. 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,989 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2424 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $7,542, which is $-18,958 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $7,542, which is $-18,958 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,533.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,542

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington was $7,542. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Arlington is $-18,958 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,533

2017 Value

4.86%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Texas at Arlington had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,533. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Texas at Arlington grew by 4.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,410

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 $8,410 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,206. The cost of room and board increased by 0.143% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

42%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Arlington received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.88% with respect to 2016, when 51% 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.

5.81%

2016 Default Rate

557

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Arlington was 5.81%, which represents 557 out of the 9585 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 12,333 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.79% annual decline. Out of those 12,333 applicants, 8,784 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.2% acceptance rate.

There were 46,497 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2017, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Arlington has an overall enrollment yield of 38.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

8,784

Accepted Out of 12,333

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Arlington was 71.2% (8,784 admissions from 12,333 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 69.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -1.79%, while admissions grew by 0.182%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

2,876

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Arlington has a total enrollment of 46,497 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 22,090 students and the part-time enrollment is 24,407. This means that 47.5% 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 36.3% White, 23.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.2% Black or African American, 9.91% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (16.2%), followed by White Male (16.1%) and White Female (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (10.1%), followed by White Male (7.7%) and Black or African American Female (4.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46,497 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington is 22,090 and the part-time enrollment is 24,407. This means that 47.5% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

2017 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 71%. 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

    16,864

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11,020

  3. Black or African American

    6,598

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Arlington is 36.3% White, 23.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.2% Black or African American, 9.91% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.127% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 847 students (1.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 3279 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at Arlington. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Texas at Arlington are white (4,989 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2424 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington is Registered Nursing (3,563 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (446 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (313 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 (821 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,586 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (142 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 (1,321,989 people), Other managers (396,221 people), Software developers (354,498 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (301,347 people), and Civil engineers (229,769 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (821 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,586 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (142 degrees), Language & Linguistics (182 degrees), and Health (4,201 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Podiatrists, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (821 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,586 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (142 degrees), Language & Linguistics (182 degrees), and Health (4,201 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 (1,545,570 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (518,334 people), Computer Systems Design (423,853 people), Elementary & secondary schools (415,674 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (354,864 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Arlington are Public Administration and Social Service (821 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,586 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (142 degrees), Language & Linguistics (182 degrees), and Health (4,201 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. 3563 degrees awarded

  2. 446 degrees awarded

  3. 313 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Arlington was Registered Nursing with 3563 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,755

  2. 8,034

In 2017, 4,755 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington, which is 0.592 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,034).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 472 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 0.153 times less than the 3091 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 3091 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Arlington in Registered Nursing, which is 6.55 times more than the 472 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% 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, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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 (69.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Arlington is Female and Asian (69.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.5% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,989 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,424 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,605 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Arlington is white (4,989 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2424 degrees).

1.17% of degree recipients (150 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,514 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,661 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    1,475 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Arlington is white female (3,514 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1,661 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at nearly $145M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $45.4M (31.3%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, The University of Texas at Arlington had a total salary expenditure of $662M. The University of Texas at Arlington employs 233 No academic ranks, 233 Associate professors, and 231 Professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Arlington are Male Professors (190), Female No academic ranks(162), and Male Associate professors (151).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington are: Management, with 384 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 310 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 266 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$145M

2017 Endowment

12.5%

growth from 2016

The University of Texas at Arlington has an endowment valued at about $145M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Arlington grew 12.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $141M 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. $45.8M - Federal

  2. $20M - State

  3. $1.92M - Local

As of 2017, The University of Texas at Arlington received $45.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $20M from state grants and contracts, and $1.92M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$252M

2017 Salaries

1.35%

decline from 2016

In 2017, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a median of $252M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($662M) and a 1.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.55% growth from 2015 and a 4.89% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$80.8M

Instructional Salaries

958

Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Texas at Arlington paid a total of $80.8M to 958 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

233 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

384 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were No academic rank with 233 employees; Associate professor with 233 employees; and Associate professor with 231 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington were Management with 384 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 310 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 266 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Arlington was Male Professor with 190 employees, Female No academic rank with 162 employees, and Male Associate professor with 151 employees.

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

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