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University of Advancing Technology Stats, Info and Facts

Mission Statement: To educate students in advancing technology who innovate for our future.

University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is an elite intimate private college focused on educating students in advancing technology who innovate for our future. UAT is a technology nexus; a collection of technophiles, tech geeks, and mavens of the digital world that evolve into top technology executives, master programmers, cyber warriors, forensic sleuths, robotic engineers, interactive filmmakers, and game innovators for entertainment and industry and government animation applications.

Learning at UAT extends from our students, staff and faculty to the institution itself. UAT's dedication to learning is reflected in our efforts to create and develop new ways of learning that focus on the personal mission and vision of every member of the UAT community.

UAT strives to foster knowledge creation and achieve academic excellence. UAT's academic degrees focus on new and emerging technology disciplines in areas of Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game Studies, and New Media technologies. Our best-in-class programs are industry driven and academically potent.

At the heart of UAT's curricula is a technology-infused campus in Tempe, Arizona. This fusion of the traditional academy with the technology-focused curricula creates a distinct, non-exclusionary and geek-friendly university in which students learn to value their own uniqueness and the power of technology in education.

Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Joel from Tempe, AZ
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  • This school is perfect for those who love technology! Everyone is so kind and helpful; going to this school is one of the best decisions I have ever made!…

  • Oct-19-2014 Read More
  • Student from Johnsonville, NY
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  • UAT is an excellent college in Tempe, Arizona. Advertises themselves as a 'geek college' for gaming students. However, I am currently a technology forensics student. …

  • Nov-18-2012 Read More
  • Stacey from Tucson, AZ
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  • UAT offers individuals campus and online degree programs that are very in tune with the demands of the computer / technology world today, and their degree programs are targeted to…

  • Jan-11-2012 Read More
  • Tico from Tempe, AZ
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  • I would have to rate the University of Advancing Technology a three in half out of five. They are however improving a lot so this rating is subject to change…

  • Nov-06-2012 Read More
  • Jack from Culpeper, VA
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  • This college offers a wide variety of degrees that you may not be able to find at many other colleges. The professors have all been pleasant, but the courses are…

  • Apr-27-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Dec-29-2011 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The geek-friendly enviornment, the technology (especially the video games), and all the people just like me makes it ideal for people who likes these kinds of things.

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  • Josh from Cochranton, PA
  • Jul-24-2011 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I feel I would love being at this school just because they offer so many hands on applications to the educational experience and many are offered 24/7 which is a nice touch.

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  • May-24-2011 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Depending on preference, some people may not enjoy the lower amount of females that attend UAT

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  • Devon from Tempe, AZ
  • May-19-2011 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love this place! The students and teachers are great and the atmosphere is unlike any other college I've seen. There are tons of activities to give you a break from your studies, LOTS of games (both video and board), and gen ed classes actually integrate aspects of your major into them to make them more interesting.

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