College of Science

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Courses we support

MS in Biology
MS in Earth and Environmental Science
MS in Chemistry
MS in Applied Statistics and Data Science

About the school

In 1965, the School of Science was created at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), then known as the Arlington State College. The School was later renamed as the College of Science in 1973. The College is now a shining beacon of science education and research. The University of Texas at Arlington is classified as a Research 1 University - the highest research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Notable alumni of the University include Shahrzad Amirani (vice president, head of new products and innovation at Ipsen Biopharma), Wesley Wampler ( vice president of research and development at Sid Richardson Carbon and Energy) and Theron L. Bowman ( CEO of Theron L. Bowman Inc.).

University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the D-FW Metroplex. In Arlington, internship and job opportunities are abundant, from tech startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Location of the school

Life at the College of Science

The University of Texas at Arlington houses over 300 student organisations catering to various interests including academics, volunteer work, career development, and local community services. Students can interact, work together, and follow their passions while being a member of any of the student bodies.

On-campus accommodation is available in four residence halls and seven apartment buildings. The room options in residence halls are double suites and private suites. The apartments feature single occupancy to four-room units.

UTA Dining serves several locations on the Campus. It has two all-you-can-eat centres called the Maverick Cafe and the Connection Cafe. Students can find traditional retail dining options including a brick-oven-style pizzeria and a speciality grill. The meal plans provided by the UTA Dining are summer meal plans and on-the-go meal plans.

The university also has a thriving sports culture. The Campus Recreation provides facilities like intramural sports, aquatics, a climbing wall, Campus Recreation Fields Complex, etc. The Maverick Activities Center houses a fitness room, multipurpose rooms, courts, gymnasium and more.

The Parking and Transportation Services of the University of Texas at Arlington provides shuttle services for the students to commute inside the campus. The MavMover buses and rapid self-driving shuttles are also available. Students can depend on the off-campus shopping shuttle to travel outside the Campus.

Additional benefits of studying at the College of Science

The College of Science at UTA has world-class laboratories and promotes research funded by organisations such as the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, NASA, the US Department of Energy, and others. Students can take part in the studies being carried out at various facilities and centres like the Center for Renewable Energy, Science and Technology, Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics, Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation, Shimadzu Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging, etc. The UTA Planetarium is a major spot on the Campus.

At the University, there are more than 30 science-related student organisations. These student bodies help students meet peers with similar interests, participate in various activities and establish professional connections that can help them get a job.

College of Science campus


Arlington, US

City Population



South Central US


Throughout the year, the temperature varies between 28°F (-2.22℃) to 87°F (30.55℃) and seldom goes below 16°F (-8.88℃) or above 95°F (35℃).

Nearest Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Time Zone

Central Standard Time (GMT-6), Central Daylight Time (GMT-5)

Fast facts

  • Total enrolment: 40,990
  • Undergraduates: 27,704
  • Graduates: 11,624
  • Post-baccalaureates: 1,662
  • International students: 15%
  • Countries represented: Over 100
  • Living alumni: Over 270,000

Admissions criteria

International students applying to graduate programmes at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Science should follow the below detailed general admission criteria.

  • A bachelor’s degree that is equivalent to a US undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates or diplomas translated in English
  • A personal statement written by the applicant
  • A letter of recommendation from an employer or academic
  • A graduate admissions test result (GMAT, GRE, LSAT), if requested
  • A resume or CV is needed
  • Proof of proficiency in English is required:

  • TOEFL: 550 (PBT)

  • TOEFL: 79 (IBT)

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall

  • Duolingo: 100

For specific programme requirements and fees, please visit the official website of the College.

Job placements

The dedication to student achievement at the College of Science at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) goes beyond the classroom into the area of career development. The Career Development Center of the University is crucial in helping students close the knowledge gap between the classroom and the professional world. The services provided by the centre are the following.

  • The MavMentors programme builds relationships between students, alumni, and employers, offering networking chances

-Students can check Handshake to apply for internships and job opportunities listed on the portal

  • The centre organises virtual job fairs, all majors job fairs and internship fairs for students to grab an opportunity
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Last updated: 02 Nov 2023

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