University of Texas at Arlington

Start Your Visit With

Historical Timelines
Chronological Eras
Information Tables
General Interest Maps
History Quizzes

Travel and History Blog

Follow OregonCoastMag on Twitter


The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is dedicated to promote lifelong learning through its academic and continuing education programs. Its mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence.

Established in 1895 as Arlington College, this comprehensive research, teaching, and public service institution has undergone a succession of names, ownerships, and missions. Over the years, it underwent tremendous changes and came to be known as the University of Texas at Arlington.

Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the university offers an array of baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. It has successfully established branch campuses in Fort Worth and Waco.

Its academic units include the School of Architecture, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Engineering, Honors College, College of Liberal Arts, School of Nursing, College of Science, School of Social Work, and School of Urban and Public Affairs. UTA's division of Continuing Education offers professional and personal education in many areas.

Undergraduate areas of study include Accounting, Advertising, Anthropology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Microbiology.

Master’s degree specializations are in Accounting, Architecture, Criminology and criminal justice, Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, and Urban Affairs.

Research studies are encouraged in areas such as Business Administration, Automation and Robotics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Urban and Public Affairs, Education, Nursing, Science, Social Work, and Electrical Engineering. Online graduate programs of UTA are considered among the best in the nation.

The campus features facilities such as Texas Hall, Clay Gould Ballpark, Allan Saxe Field, Maverick Stadium, and the UTA Tennis Center. Assessment Services, Counseling Services, Career Services, Health Services, Multicultural Services, and Dining Services are available.

Also, International Education, Intramural sports and QUEST Wellness Programs are offered. To enhance learning and civic responsibility through community engagement, the campus provides the Center for Community Service Learning.

A wide range of books, journals, periodicals (current and bound), course reserve materials, and newspapers are housed in the University’s library.

Holdings in the Special Collections division include archives, digital collections, historical manuscripts, map collections, photographs and graphics, print collection, and Spanish language collections.

Off-site search results for "University of Texas at Arlington"...

Ballparks of Baseball-Arlington Stadium-Texas Rangers
... Items   Arlington Stadium Arlington, TX Throughout its 28 years of existence Arlington Stadium was known as the hottest place to play baseball. Plans for a new stadium to serve the Dallas-Fort Worth area began in 1959. Owners of the local ...

Arlington Memorial Hospital -- Arlington, Texas
... acute-care medical center with 369 beds • Serving Arlington and greater North Texas since 1958 • More than 550 physicians on medical staff • 1,900 employees and 300 volunteers serving community • Dedicated to providing quality ...

University of Tennessee at Martin
It is a university that is part of the University of Tennessee system. Set in a rural location, the school focuses primarily on studies in education and agriculture. The campus is also known for its excellent grounds keeping, mainly attributed to ...