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The University of Texas at Arlington Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 9,906 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 214 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Southland Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $81,519)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $72,806)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 66 47 - -
Baseball 34 - - -
Basketball 15 14 - -
Golf 14 - - -
Softball - 17 - -
Tennis 9 8 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 13.2%
Hispanic 15.1%
Non-resident alien 10.2%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.3%
Two or more races 1.3%
White/non-Hispanic 43.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 16
Liquor Law Violation 14
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 41
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Vivian from Arlington, TX
  • 3
  • I don't live in a dorm, but my friends do. From what the orientation leaders have told us about dorming, UTA does a great job at matching dorm partners based…

  • Jun-23-2012 Read More
  • Hilary from Garland, TX
  • 5
  • living on campus for at least one year is the smartest thing you could do. it helps you get involved and meet many people. dorms allow you to really transition…

  • Jan-24-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Jastinee from Waller, TX
  • Jul-07-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They have the usual college credit and block-lunching plans, but the cafeteria seems pretty nice. Looks like a good variety of foods to choose from. There's also a variety of non-college stores to choose from. They have a grocery store onsite close to the cafeteria.

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  • 4
  • Aaron from Arlington, TX
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Ahh, food and dining. This is where many would give mixed ratings but I will tell you the truth. There are several places to eat, both on-campus and off-campus. On the grounds of UTA, there is the Connection Café where meal plans are primarily used. The Plaza which serves Chic-Fil-A, Panda Express, Subway and few other restaurants for money. You have the POD which is like a convenient store/ gas station like store that has chips, soda, ramen noodles and other convenience items. Right off of campus is the College Park District that has Yogurt, Pizza, Grill & Bar and a couple other places to dine but are a little more pricy. Now if you go down South Cooper, you will find your Taco Bell, McDonalds, Whataburger and other various dining establishments. The Food is decent at all locations and enjoyable.

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  • 4
  • Dominica from Heartland, TX
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a current student here

    They have a requirement for a meal plan for students that stay in dorms, but they also provide meal plans for commuters. The meal plan includes meals for the Connection Cafe and dining dollars for the food court, Starbucks, and the P.O.D store.

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  • 5
  • Constance from Arlington, TX
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a current student here

    I haven't experienced the cafeteria(again, don't live on campus), but the other dining options are pretty expansive. The options on campus alone are�a lot. It's like a little city all of its own. And if what you want isn't on campus, it is probably really close by! Some of my favorite restaurants are within walking distance of UTA.

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  • 4
  • Zane from Euless, TX
  • Apr-14-2014 I am a current student here

    As I said before the good here is varied and excellent. There are several grocery stores as well both on campus and nearby if you are absolutely determined to be self sufficient

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Daniel from Mesquite, TX
  • Aug-11-2014 I am a current student here

    I highly recommend it. I was skeptical at first but I found the one that I belonged to and I am eternally grateful.

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  • 0
  • Aaron from Arlington, TX
  • Jun-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Many people enjoy the Greek life here. There isn't many incidents of Hazing or crazy college initiation tasks done. Just be careful of the parties and understand that joining a sorority or fraternity costs money. Some sororities and fraternities are very low in their costs but others are very high. On a per month or per semester basis.

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  • 0
  • Freshman from Arlington, TX
  • Apr-11-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm not involved but they are very present on campus. They step, they dance, they campaign for charity, hold fashion shows and barbeques, and that's just what I see when I'm walking on campus. The people involed in greek Life that I've met seem very happy and committed to it.

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  • 0
  • Christine from Fort Worth, TX
  • Feb-07-2014 I am a current student here

    They offer a variety of organizations for these types of affiliations. These organizations are great to join and offer a lot of diversity and college related affairs. I plan on joining some in the near future myself.

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  • 0
  • Pamela from Fort Worth, TX
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek or geek alike will enjoy the campus. The geek will enjoy all the technology and library services, and the Greek will enjoy the Greek food and festival.

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