UT Tyler is on a 200-acre campus in an urban setting in Tyler, Texas. There are many activities and organizations for UT Tyler students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, and more.
UT Tyler also has fraternities and sororities.
UT Tyler has a thriving Graduate Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Graduate Student Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UT Tyler include Pre-Health Student Association, Pre-Health Student Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists, Alpha Chi Omega and Hispanic Student Association.
UT Tyler students' favorite campus events are Crawfish Boil, Midnight Breakfast and Night Against Procrastination.
UT Tyler offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most UT Tyler students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at UT Tyler lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UT Tyler. There are 1,724 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,237 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,584 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UT Tyler offers coed housing and .
At UT Tyler 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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 Tyler:
|Sport||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Basketball||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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 Tyler is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UT Tyler campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UT Tyler offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UT Tyler, take Interstate 20 to Tyler, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tyler Pounds Regional Airport airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UT Tyler's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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