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Colleges / The University of Texas at Tyler

UT Tyler Academics

The University of Texas at Tyler requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

UT Tyler does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UT Tyler has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 43% of students who started college at UT Tyler finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

UT Tyler offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at UT Tyler?

UT Tyler has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at UT Tyler

When choosing a major, UT Tyler students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at UT Tyler below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. UT Tyler does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does UT Tyler Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

UT Tyler offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UT Tyler Offer Online Classes?

UT Tyler has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UT Tyler Offer AP Credit?

UT Tyler offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UT Tyler Have An Honors Program?

UT Tyler offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does UT Tyler Require Internships?

UT Tyler does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UT Tyler does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at UT Tyler

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

UT Tyler does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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UT Tyler Majors & Subject Areas

Communication, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
Engineering/Industrial Management
Spanish Language and Literature
English Language and Literature, General
Rhetoric and Composition
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Public Administration
Social Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Wellness, General
Pharmacy
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Administration
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Nursing Science
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Development
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Construction Management
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,781

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,596

Out-of-State

$25,016

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 24
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