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Why UT Arlington

Academics & Research

The University of Texas at Arlington was named one of the Princeton Review’s “Best in the West” regional colleges. According to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, UT Arlington is classified as a research university with “high research activity.” In a report by the New America Foundation, we are one of six examples of national “Next Generation Universities.” The Chronicle of Higher Education lists our university as one of the fastest-growing public research universities in the nation. We are part of the network of universities that make up the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, & Learning.

Graduate Degree Programs

UT Arlington offers 71 master’s and 30 doctoral degrees in nine different academic areas: Architecture, Business, Education and Health Professions, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Science, Social Work and Urban & Public Affairs.


Many of our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their teaching skills, research expertise, and community service. Learn from mentors like Dr Kenneth M Roemer, this year’s recipient of the Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Student Mentoring, and Dr Dennis Veit, this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award for Graduate Advising.

Cultural Diversity

The University of Texas at Arlington is made up of a diverse group of students from 49 US states and more than 139 countries. US News & World Report lists us among the 20 national universities with the greatest campus ethnic diversity.

Visit Campus

Attend a UT Arlington Graduate Forum! These forums give you the opportunity to speak with graduate advisors and admissions staff about our programs, admissions requirements and other useful information for prospective students.

If you can’t visit in person, take our virtual tour, request information, meet UT Arlington representatives when we come to you, or contact us directly.


Mav Grad Blog

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External Graduate Fellowship Institute

EFGI helps you improve the quality of your external funding applications and provides information on funding opportunities.

Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination Requirements

Texas college students under 22 years old must be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis before they can enroll in classes (Section 51.9192 of the Texas Education Code.) If you have been admitted to UT Arlington, you are required to submit proof of your meningitis vaccination to Magnus Health SMR. The meningitis vaccination must be administered on or before the first day of classes of the term in which you are enrolling.


UT Arlington has received a $222,320 NSF grant to support undergraduate STEM research through the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.

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Explore a menu of workshops, training sessions, events and programs strategically arranged to assist graduate students in creating their own personalized program for graduate school success.

Professional Master’s Degree Planning Grant

Need-Based Aid 2012-2013

Graduate students in financial need may be eligible for additional aid through the Mav Grant and TPEG programs.

I Engage

UT Arlington Graduate Studies offers yearly grants to develop or modify of courses to include mentoring or sustainability components. These grants are offered through the IM Program, ISC Program, and IMN Program.

GAANN Fellowship Program

The Departments of Bioengineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Math, and Physics, in partnership with the Graduate Studies, received $1.4 million in federal grants from the US Department of Education through the GAANN Fellowship Program. This program supports exceptional PhD students in financial need who study in areas of national need.

ACES Symposium

The ACES symposium is a university-wide, day-long event showcasing the best of student research and creativity.

DEGREES Newsletter

The newsletter of UT Arlington Graduate Studies, DEGREES, focuses on Maverick excellence in our graduate community.

Invest in the Graduate School

Establish named scholarships, faculty professorships, faculty chairs, fellowships, and lecture series that publicly acknowledge your support for Graduate Studies at UT Arlington.