The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth area. The University fosters an active learning environment for its more than 32,000 students, who pursue nearly 190 bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees within 10 colleges and schools. UT Arlington embraces an active-learning environment that encourages students to become hands-on partners in their education. The University’s 1,320 faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their cutting-edge research, teaching expertise and community engagement.

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University of Texas Arlington





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The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation status of The University of Texas at Arlington

Our College of Education and Health Professions is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and numerous national organizations as the accrediting body for universities that prepare teachers and other professional personnel for work in P-12 schools. NCATE ensures that accredited institutions hold high standards and produce competent, caring, and highly qualified educators and administrators who have proven they can support the learning of all students.


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