University of Texas at Tyler

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School Overview

The University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) was founded in 1971 and is a component university of the University of Texas System. It is a public, coeducational university that is located in Tyler, Texas, USA.

UT Tyler is made up of four professional colleges as well as one traditional college of arts and sciences. It offers over 90 academic degrees at bachelor, master, and even doctoral levels. It has a 17/1 student/faculty ratio, a student body of over 6,700 students, and has a park-like campus as it surrounds Harvey Lake. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX 75799
(903) 566-7202
(800) 888-9537
Fax: (903) 566-7068

Contact: Sarah Bowdin
Director of Admissions
Main Address
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX 75799
(903) 566-7000

www.uttyler.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 4,977
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 585
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,958
Graduate enrollment: 1,140

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 65%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 2,784
Percent Admitted: 46%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 50%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 470 (25th Percentile)
  • 580 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 490 (25th Percentile)
  • 580 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 460 (25th Percentile)
  • 560 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 20 (25th Percentile)
  • 25 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 20 (25th Percentile)
  • 27 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 20 (25th Percentile)
  • 26 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,382 $5,742 $6,042 $6,322 +4.63%
Books and Supplies $900 $920 $950 $1,100 +15.79%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,338 $7,510 $8,016 $9,214 +14.95%
Other $1,878 $1,920 $2,017 $1,979 -1.88%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,498 $16,092 $17,025 $18,615 +9.34%
In-state Off Campus $6,282 $6,662 $6,992 $7,422 +6.15%
In-state with Family $6,282 $6,662 $6,992 $7,422 +6.15%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,620
In-state Student Fees $1,202
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $10,820
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,202

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 472 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 346 59% $2,181,413 $6,305
• Federal grants 141 24% $608,483 $4,315
• Pell grants 141 24% $505,162 $3,583
• Other federal grants 131 22% $103,321 $789
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 198 34% $945,247 $4,774
Institutional scholarships or grants 203 35% $627,683 $3,092
Student loan financial aid 223 38% $1,020,221 $4,575
• Federal student loans 223 38% $1,020,221 $4,575
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1248 255
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33 5
Biology/biological Sciences, General 33 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 302 60
Accounting 53
Business Administration and Management, General 98 35
Business/managerial Economics 4
Construction Management 5
Finance, General 51
Human Resources Development 29 25
Marketing/marketing Management, General 62
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 24
Journalism 24
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 18 12
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18 12
Education 43
Curriculum and Instruction 4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 21
Educational/instructional Technology
Health Teacher Education 9
Reading Teacher Education 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 7
Engineering 48 13
Civil Engineering, General 14 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 9 8
Engineering, General 2
Mechanical Engineering 25 2
Engineering Technology, General 60 7
Engineering/industrial Management 7
Industrial Safety Technology/technician 17
Industrial Technology/technician 43
English Language and Literature/letters 49 7
English Language and Literature, General 30 7
Rhetoric and Composition 19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10
Spanish Language and Literature 10
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 246 45
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 3
Health and Wellness, General 12
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 5
Nursing Administration 15
Nursing Education 21
Nursing Science
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 234 1
History 43 5
History, General 43 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 29
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 29
Human Services, General 6
Public Administration 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Mathematics and Statistics 14 1
Mathematics, General 14 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 175 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 175 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 52 5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 52 5
Physical Sciences 11
Chemistry, General 11
Psychology 78 35
Clinical Psychology 8
Counseling Psychology 5
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology 5
Psychology, General 78
School Psychology 17
Social Sciences 30 4
Political Science and Government, General 20 2
Sociology 10 2
Visual and Performing Arts 26 3
Art/art Studies, General 14
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
Fine/studio Arts, General 3
Music, General 12
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Construction Management B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Development B
Marketing Management B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering Technology – General B
Industrial Technology B
Occupational Safety B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Community Health Services B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The University of Texas at Tyler Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(903) 566-7000
Website:www.uttyler.edu/
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.applytexas.org/
Address:3900 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75799-6699
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,835
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,919 (40% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,602
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,082
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,086

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

The University of Texas at Tyler Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas at Tyler.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2731
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education5
Engineering34
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1251
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology13
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences32
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total332342

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas at Tyler.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Education4
Engineering2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs131
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total2151

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Texas at Tyler and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,602
Out-of-state$20,082
Books and supplies$1,292

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,376
Out-of-state$13,774

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid64184%
Grant or scholarship aid52268%$7,086
Student loan aid30340%$5,130

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,63257%$6,089
Federal student loans2,64142%$7,246

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Texas at Tyler. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of Texas at Tyler students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6361,0651,571
Percent admitted100%73%67%
Percent admitted who enrolled31%34%29%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of Texas at Tyler Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,835
Undergraduate enrollment7,032
Graduate enrollment2,803

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of Texas at Tyler Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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