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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 6,322
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $50
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $440
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid N/A
Median SAT/ACT 1050/22
% of African American Students 9.1
% of Asian American Students 3.6
% of Hispanic Students 16.5
% of International Students 1.9
Student/Teacher Ratio 16:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 315
% of Male/% of Female Students 44/56
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 45.3
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 23.1
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 44.9
% of Freshmen Who Return 62
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School N/A

University of Texas at Tyler

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3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799










Points of Distinction

  • Students achieve high pass rates on the state licensure exams for nursing, engineering, education, and counseling psychology.
  • The honors program offers intellectually enriching opportunities for academically talented and motivated students.
  • The GATE program develops students’ global knowledge and skills through classroom experiences and real-world international experiences.
  • The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy has enrolled its second class of students.

STUDENTS AT THE University of Texas at Tyler enjoy a park-like campus with Harvey Lake at its center. Its 6,318 undergraduates pursue nursing, education, and business administration as the top three bachelor’s degree programs. The university also offers two doctoral programs in nursing and human resource development, and it incorporates trips abroad to integrate global content and real-world experiences.

Almost 1,000 students live on campus in four residence facilities. Ornelas Hall, which houses the most freshmen, is conveniently adjacent to the Patriot Center fitness and recreation facility. The expanded university center offers multiple food options, including Chick-fil-A and Subway, as well as a Barnes & Noble university bookstore. Some students enjoy outdoor recreational adventures such as mountain biking, triathlons, skydiving, sailing, and rock climbing.

The Greek system continues to grow at UT Tyler but represents a small percentage of the school’s more than 80 student organizations. Students also participate in organizations such as the Criminal Justice Student Association, Colleges Against Cancer, and the Black Student Association. Student athletes play on 15 men’s and women’s teams, competing in the NCAA Division III American Southwest Conference.

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