The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, TX 75799

The University of Texas at Tyler is a public university and part of the University of Texas System. It was established as Tyler State College in 1971, joining the UT system in 1979. UT Tyler now offers over 90 different undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its five professional colleges. The campus is easy to find, thanks to the 88-foot-tall Riter Tower, which features 57 bells. Most of the campus is near the eastern edge of the city of Tyler. The city is a major educational and technology center in the region. Along with UT Tyler, the city houses a health science center and two billion-dollar hospital systems.

The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate-level nursing programs. Undergrad programs include BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN. Graduate programs include MSN, RN to MSN, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. The MSN programs are offered online and include four specialty tracks, including a Dual Administration and MBA program. The accelerated and traditional BSN programs include clinical rotations at affiliate healthcare facilities and training in simulation labs. With the traditional BSN track, students complete four semesters of general studies. The nursing courses may be completed in four semesters when the prerequisite courses are completed.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs Offered

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

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 282
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 21
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 81
Nursing Education Master's degree 23
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 11
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 8
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

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

Tyler Junior College
2.52 miles away
Stephen F Austin State University
63.61 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep
74.18 miles away
Texas A & M University-Commerce
74.65 miles away
Navarro College at Corsicana
74.73 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional
77.19 miles away
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
90.45 miles away
Navarro College at Waxahachie
93.96 miles away
Platt College - Dallas
103.31 miles away
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
105.13 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/15/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/15/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading470 to 580
SAT: Math480 to 570
SAT: Writing450 to 560
ACT Composite20 to 25
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$8,303
30k to 48k$10,245
48k to 75k$13,666
75k to 110k$16,046
Over 110k$16,423
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
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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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, TX 75799

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