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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 7,465
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $261
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $696
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 59
Median SAT/ACT 1040/24
% of African American Students 11
% of Asian American Students 6
% of Hispanic Students 19
% of International Students 2
Student/Teacher Ratio 25:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 338
% of Male/% of Female Students 45/55
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 65
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 26
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 39
% of Freshmen Who Return 58
% 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, education and counseling psychology.
  • The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy will recognize its first graduating class in 2019.
  • The honors program, having accepted its largest class to date, offers intellectually enriching opportunities for academically talented and motivated students.

THE UNIVERSITY AT TEXAS at Tyler’s vision is to be the primary educational and economic driver of East Texas, enriching the lives of students regionally and beyond. Students at UT Tyler enjoy a park-like campus with Harvey Lake at its center.

Nearly 7,000 undergraduates pursue nursing, mechanical engineering and kinesiology as the top three bachelor’s degree programs. UT Tyler also offers four doctoral programs in nursing, nursing practice, pharmacy and human resource development, and it incorporates trips abroad to integrate global content and real-world experiences.

About 1,400 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 represents a small percentage of The University of Texas at Tyler’s nearly 100 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 17 men’s and women’s teams, competing in the NCAA Division III American Southwest Conference.

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