THE MISSION OF THE University of Texas at Tyler is to be the region’s primary comprehensive public university and health sciences institution by improving educational and healthcare outcomes for East Texas and beyond. Located on more than two hundred acres, the campus has a park-like setting with Harvey Lake at its center.
UT Tyler offers more than eighty undergraduate and graduate programs to ten thousand students. Its top three bachelor’s degree programs are nursing, mechanical engineering, and biology. UT Tyler also offers doctoral programs in clinical psychology, nursing, nursing practice, pharmacy, education, and human resource development. It also incorporates trips abroad to integrate global content and real-world experiences.
More than 1,700 students live on campus in five residential facilities. The University Center offers multiple dining options, including Chick-fil-A and Subway, as well as a Barnes and Noble university bookstore.Students enjoy outdoor recreational adventures including mountain biking, triathlons, skydiving, sailing, and rock climbing. The Greek system represents a small percentage of UT Tyler’s nearly one hundred student organizations that also include the Hispanic Student Association and Colleges Against Cancer. Student athletes play on seventeen men’s and women’s teams in NCAA Division II.