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University of Texas at Arlington

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The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or UT Arlington)[7] is a public research university in Arlington, Texas. The university was founded in 1895 and was in the Texas A&M University System for several decades until joining the University of Texas System in 1965.

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The University of Texas at Arlington
Former names
Arlington College (1895–1902)
Carlisle Military Academy (1901–1913)
Arlington Training School (1913–1916)
Arlington Military Academy (1916–1917)
Grubb's Vocational College (1917–1923)
North Texas Agricultural College (1923–1949)
Arlington State College (1949–1967)
MottoDisciplina Praesidium Civitatis (Latin)
Motto in English
"The cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy"[1]
TypePublic research university
Established1895; 128 years ago (1895)
Parent institution
University of Texas System
Academic affiliations
Endowment$218 million (2022)[2]
PresidentJennifer Evans-Cowley
Academic staff
Students40,990 (Fall 2022)[4]
Undergraduates27,704 (Fall 2022)
Postgraduates11,624 (Fall 2022)
Location, ,
United States
CampusLarge City, 420 acres (1.7 km2)[5]
NewspaperThe Shorthorn
ColorsRoyal blue, orange, and white[6]
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IWAC
MascotBlaze Edit this at Wikidata

The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".[8] The fall 2022 campus enrollment consisted of 40,990 students[9][4] making it the second largest university in North Texas and fifth-largest in Texas.[10] UT Arlington is the third-largest producer of college graduates in Texas and offers over 180 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs.[11][12]

UT Arlington participates in 15 intercollegiate sports as a Division I member of the NCAA and Western Athletic Conference. UTA sports teams have been known as the Mavericks since 1971.