The University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX 76013

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a public research university and part of the University of Texas System. There are ten campuses in this university system, including the Arlington campus. It is one of the largest universities in the state with over 41,000 students in 2017. UTA also offers over 180 different undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university was founded in 1895 as part of the Texas A&M University System before joining the University of Texas System in 1965. The campus is spread throughout the southern part of downtown Arlington and features 11 professional schools and colleges, including the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

The BSN nursing programs accredited by the CCNE include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN. Graduates with BSNs may enroll in the MSN or BSN to Ph.D. programs. The school also offers a DNP program. Both the traditional BSN program and RN to BSN program include on-campus and online options. However, students need to meet specific requirements to enroll in the online options. The accelerated and RN to BSN programs may be completed in nine months after completing the required prerequisite courses. UTA is also one of the few universities to offer an online ADN to BSN program.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 3180
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nursing Education Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 138
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 179
Nursing Education Master's degree 51
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 29
Nursing Education Post-master's certificate 54
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 5
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 4

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from The University of Texas at Arlington

Concorde Career Institute
2.27 miles away
Platt College - Dallas
18.58 miles away
Navarro College at Waxahachie
26.17 miles away
Texas Woman's University
34.43 miles away
Navarro College at Corsicana
57.73 miles away
Tarleton State University
73.46 miles away
Texas A & M University-Commerce
78.49 miles away
Mclennan Community College
78.68 miles away
Tyler Junior College
109.95 miles away
The University of Texas at Tyler
112.3 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1979 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1976 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2007 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading460 to 580
SAT: Math490 to 610
SAT: Writing440 to 560
ACT Composite20 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,062
30k to 48k$11,968
48k to 75k$14,543
75k to 110k$19,893
Over 110k$20,357
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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The University of Texas at Arlington
701 S. Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76013

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