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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 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 14.8%
Hispanic 21.8%
Non-resident alien 11.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.9%
Two or more races 1.9%
White/non-Hispanic 39.3%
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, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
  • Student Film Society
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

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…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-17-2015 I am a current student here

    The food is great! There is a variety of options to choose from as well as a few fast food locations. Although instead of Moe's, something else would have been built, it would be perfect.

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  • 1
  • Jasmin from Cleburne, TX
  • Jan-08-2015 I am a current student here

    Due to the extraordinary amount of international students one campus (UTA is one of the most diverse in the country) the cafe serves mostly international food, the majority of which is Indian food. Normally, I wouldn't have a problem with this, but unfortunately the spices used in Indian food upset my stomach and I have a hard time eating it. There are other options, but on some nights Indian food is the only option besides a salad or pizza, and having salad for every meal gets really dull really fast. In addition, dorms like mine are required to pay for a $2,000 meal plan which means I can't afford to go an buy my own food because I've used all my money to pay for foods I'm not eating.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Dec-31-2014 I am a current student here

    The food needs to change every once in a while! The food isn't the best, but it's good to eat once in a while. However it gets boring. They only seem to try hard on special occasions such as holidays.

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  • Samantha from Mineral Wells, TX
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Food and dining has been a pretty good experience. Sometimes the bread is stale or expired though. Also, sometimes the food is mislabeled, but other than that its good!

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  • 4
  • Arely from Euless, TX
  • Dec-14-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a good variety of food on campus and are open most of the day so you don't get bored of the food that quickly.

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  • 3
  • Nat
  • Dec-10-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of food choices on campus. That being said, they still tend to be a little disappointing. There is plenty of food around campus though.

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  • 3
  • Paolo from Plano, Texas
  • Dec-06-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is by no means bad if you get a meal plan. There's a food court with a few fast food places, a general all-you-can-eat cafe, and some restaurants on campus. However, don't be afraid to get the cheapest meal plan possible. Trust me, you won't use all 165 meals, in fact you won't want to. You can only have so many burgers and fries before you get sick of it. Most people have about 50 meals so students use about 100 or so on average. As much as we'd like to think we'd eat every single meal we have on campus, that's just not true. The food you can get with any meal plan is not bad, but after the 20th meal you use in the cafe you'll get pretty tired of half-decent pizza and fries that are sometimes soggy sometimes crunchy. Overall, I'd say getting a commuters meal plan is idea but you should definitely invest in groceries since you, for one, won't finish a residence hall meal plan and you'll want a variety to what you eat (if you're trying to eat healthy, buy groceries, don't purchase a meal plan).

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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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  • 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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