University of Texas at Arlington

Public research university located in Arlington, Texas, USA

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The University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at Arlington seal.svg
MottoDisciplina Praesidium Civitatis (Latin)
Motto in English
"The cultivated mind is the guardian of democracy"
Established1895; 125 years ago (1895) (as Arlington College)
Parent institution
University of Texas system
Academic affiliations
Endowment$159 million[1]
Interim presidentTeik C. Lim[2]
Academic staff
Students43,863 (Fall 2019)[4]
Undergraduates28,627 (Fall 2019)
Postgraduates14,236 (Fall 2019)
Location, ,
United States
CampusUrban, 420 acres (1.7 km2) on main campus[5]
NewspaperThe Shorthorn
ColorsBlue, Orange, and White[6]
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division ISun Belt
MascotBlaze the Bronco
University of Texas at Arlington logo.svg

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or UT Arlington)[7] is a public research university in Arlington, Texas, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth. 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.

The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity."[8] The fall 2019 campus enrollment consisted of 43,863 students making it the largest university in North Texas and fourth-largest in Texas.[4][9] UT Arlington is the third-largest producer of college graduates in Texas and offers over 180 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs.[10][11]

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.

  1. ^ "Private Endowments". UTIMCO. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference Lim interim president was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "Chapter 9 Faculty: Faculty by Tenure Status, Rank and Gender". UT Arlington Fact Book. Retrieved November 3, 2012.
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  5. ^ "Campus". Fast Facts – UT Arlington. Retrieved November 3, 2012.
  6. ^ "Color: UT Arlington identity system". Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  7. ^ "Abbreviations". Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Carnegie Classifications Institution Lookup". Center for Postsecondary Education. Retrieved July 19, 2020.
  9. ^ "Enrollment". Fast Facts. University of Texas at Arlington. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "UTA Fast Facts". Retrieved August 3, 2016.
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