Academics & Research
With a commitment to life-enhancing research, teaching excellence and service to the community, The University of Texas at Arlington is the educational leader in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The University’s nearly 28,000 students pursue more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in an extensive range of disciplines.
UT Arlington embraces an active-learning environment that places students at the center of the learning process. Many of the University’s 1,100 faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their teaching and research expertise as well as their community service. UT Arlington is one of only seven universities in Texas —and one of two in North Texas— with an Honors College.
Research at UT Arlington
UT Arlington is classified as a research university with “high research activity,” according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Since 2000, total research expenditures have increased 54 percent, and federally supported research has increased 211 percent. During the same time period, enrollment has risen 24 percent, and the University’s endowment has grown 29 percent. Expenditures for faculty research and sponsored programs reached $42 million in FY 2007. Externally supported research activities are expected to increase steadily during the next several years