UT Arlington is on a 420-acre campus in an urban setting in Arlington, Texas, not far from Dallas-Fort Worth. There are many activities and organizations for UT Arlington students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
UT Arlington also has fraternities and sororities.
UT Arlington has a thriving Delta Delta Delta Sorority. In fact, more students participate in Delta Delta Delta Sorority than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UT Arlington include EXCEL Campus Activities, Baptist Student Ministry, Honors College Council and Beta Alpha Psi - Accounting.
UT Arlington students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Activities, Activities Fair Day/Maverick Cook Out and MavsMeet Convocation and After Party.
UT Arlington offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most UT Arlington students live off campus. In 2021, 13% of undergrads at UT Arlington lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UT Arlington. There are 5,065 spots available in on-campus housing for all 29,883 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,836 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UT Arlington offers coed housing.
At UT Arlington there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UT Arlington:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
The University of Texas at Arlington is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UT Arlington campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UT Arlington offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, UT Arlington has remote emergency telephones, bicycle patrols, crime prevention program, student shuttle service.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UT Arlington, take Interstate 30 to Arlington, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International airport.
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