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.
UT Tyler is home to seven academic colleges:
- Arts and Sciences
- Business and Technology
- Education and Psychology
- Nursing and Health Sciences
- The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy
- University College
Tyler Main Campus: Nearly 259 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.
Palestine Campus: On-site courses and online/interactive television classes are available in new facilities featuring state-of-the-art education in nursing, education, health and kinesiology, and history.
Longview Campus: Modern facilities including the latest simulated patient technology, with on-site classes in nursing, business, technology, liberal arts, math, sciences and education. Courses are offered via Web, interactive television and hybrid formats.
In addition, the UT Tyler Houston Engineering Center is offered in partnership with Houston Community College to provide a seamless pathway to a four-year degree in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering. Students can take lower-division courses at HCC and upper-division courses from UT Tyler at the Houston Engineering Center, located on the HCC Alief-Hayes Road Campus.
Our graduates often outperform graduates from all other Texas public universities with outstanding pass rates on state licensure exams:
Teacher Education: 94.8%
Nurse Practitioners (MSN): 100%
Counseling (MS Psych): 100%
- One of the only universities in the country to offer a bachelor’s degree in human resource development.
- The only university in Texas to offer three distance-learning campuses where students can take classes close to home.
Undergraduate bachelor’s degrees: 42
Graduate master’s degrees: 31
Doctoral degrees: 4
Degree programs offered (degrees and degree tracks): 80+
Tuition and Fees
Undergraduate (in-state fall and spring): $7,312Cost
(Tuition and fees subject to change.) Room & Board: $11,334 (resident, on-campus)
Scholarships and Grants Awarded: $10 million available
Timely Graduation Rebate Program
Weekend Course Tuition Rebate Program
Working to Success Institutional Work Study ProgramFinancial Aid
Greek Life: 3 fraternities and 3 sororitiesStudent Life
Club sports, intramurals, 17 NCAA athletic teams
Nearly 100 student organizations
Student Government Association