With a student population of close to 33,500, UTA is the second largest institution in the University of Texas System. The university offers traditional and online education programs.
UT Arlington is home of the university-based nanotechnology research facility, NanoFab Research and Teaching Facility. The university is known for its research expertise in the fields of medical diagnostics, bioengineering, defense and Homeland Security technologies, and other fields.
UTA also operates the Fort Worth Education Center and the Automation & Robotics Research Institute, with campuses at the Fort Worth International Transportation Center (ITC) and River Bend Park.
The University of Texas at Arlington has the following colleges and schools:
- College of Engineering
- School of Architecture
- School of Social Work
- College of Liberal Arts
- Graduate School
- College of Business
- University College
- College of Nursing
- Honors College
- College of Education and Health Professions
- School of Urban and Public Affairs
- College of Science
UTA is classified as a "High Research Activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation.