The University of Texas at Arlington is a public research university located in Arlington, Texas, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth. The spring 2017 campus enrollment consisted of 41,933 students making it the largest university in North Texas and fourth largest in Texas. The University is the third largest producer of college graduates in Texas and offers over 180 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs.
The Carnegie Foundation classifies UT Arlington as one of 115 universities that are "R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity." The Chronicle of Higher Education named UT Arlington one of the fastest growing public research universities in the nation. The Center for World University Rankings places the University among the top 170 in the U.S. for best overall institution in 2017.
The University was founded in 1895 and was in the Texas A&M University System for several decades until joining The University of Texas System in 1965.
UT Arlington participates in 15 intercollegiate sports as a Division I member of the NCAA and Sun Belt Conference. UTA sports teams have been known as the Mavericks since 1971.
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