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Colleges / The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%

UT Arlington Student Life

The University of Texas at Arlington Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

The University of Texas at Arlington has the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. In fact, more students participate in the Delta Delta Delta Sorority than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at The University of Texas at Arlington include EXCEL Campus Activities, Baptist Student Ministry, Honors College Council and Beta Alpha Psi - Accounting.

The University of Texas at Arlington students' favorite campus events are Homecoming Activities, Activities Fair Day/Maverick Cook Out and MavsMeet Convocation and After Party.

Does The University of Texas at Arlington Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at The University of Texas at Arlington.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes No special consideration for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 13%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 5,065
Number of Students Living On-Campus 3,836
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

The University of Texas at Arlington offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most The University of Texas at Arlington students live off campus. In 2023, 13% of undergrads at The University of Texas at Arlington lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to The University of Texas at Arlington. There are 5,065 spots available in on-campus housing for all 35,064 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 3,836 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

The University of Texas at Arlington offers coed housing.

The University of Texas at Arlington Athletics

At The University of Texas at 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 The University of Texas at Arlington:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at The University of Texas at Arlington

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, UT Arlington has remote emergency telephones, bicycle patrols, crime prevention program, student shuttle service.

Plan a Visit to The University of Texas at Arlington

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit The University of Texas at Arlington, take Interstate 30 to Arlington, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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