Fast Facts

UT Tyler at a Glance

The University of Texas at Tyler is a centerpiece for learning, culture and natural beauty in East Texas, located midway between Dallas and Shreveport, Louisiana. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler is one of the fastest-growing universities in the renowned University of Texas System. 

With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT Tyler offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 10,000 students. Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

UT Tyler is home to five academic colleges and three schools:

Main Campus

  • Tyler Main Campus: More than 260 acres nestled in the beautiful pine and oak forests of East Texas. Key facilities include the Herrington Patriot Center, our state-of-the-art fitness center with gymnasium that seats 2,000, and the R. Don Cowan Performing Arts Center that is a cultural attraction for the entire region.

Instructional Sites

Key Achievements

  • Our graduates achieve outstanding pass rates on state licensure exams:
    • Nursing: 87%
    • Teacher Education: 96.7%
  • One of the only universities in the country to offer a bachelor’s degree in human resource development.

Degrees Offered

  • Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degrees: 49
  • Graduate Master’s Degrees: 37
  • Doctoral Degrees: 6


  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) – BSN, MSN
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) – DNP
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET – Engineering
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET – Construction Management
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Texas Board of Nursing


UT Tyler Bell Tower

The University of Texas at Tyler

Total Enrollment: 9,687 (based on enrollment numbers for the fall 2021 semester)

UT Tyler students represent 60+ nations, 45 states and 167 Texas counties.

Students Residing on Campus: 1,722

Faculty: 648

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 22:1

UT Tyler Housing

Campus Housing

UT Tyler offers campus housing close to classes, the library and all university activities in five modern residences:

Eagle's Landing: two bedroom/two bath; three bedroom/three bath; four bedroom/two or four bath.

Ornelas Hall: double- and triple-occupancy suites.

Patriot Village Apartments: four bedroom/two bath; two bedroom/one bath.

University Pines Apartments: one or two bedroom/one bath; four bedroom/two bath.

Victory Village: two bedroom/two bath; three bedroom/three bath; four bedroom/four bath.

More Information

  • Tuition and Fees

    Undergraduate, In-state fall and spring: $9,855 (Tuition and fees subject to change.)

    Room & Board: $9,907 (On-campus,Texas resident)


  • Financial Aid

    Scholarships and Grants Awarded: $10 Million Available

    Timely Graduation Rebate Program

    Weekend Course Tuition Rebate Program

    Working to Success Institutional Work Study Program

    Financial Aid

  • Student Activities

    Greek Life: 4 Fraternities and 4 Sororities

    Club Sports, Intramurals, 17 NCAA DII Athletic Teams

    100 Student Organizations

    Student Government Association

    Student Life


UT Tyler Athletics

NCAA Athletics at UT Tyler

Conference: Lone Star Conference
Basketball [men, women]
Cross Country [men, women]
Baseball [men]
Golf [men, women]
Indoor Track and Field [men, women]
Soccer [men, women]
Softball [women]
Tennis [men, women]
Outdoor Track & Field [men, women]
Volleyball [women]

UT Tyler Athletics