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Academic Affairs

Providing Academic Excellence to East Texas

The Office of Academic Affairs at The University of Texas at Tyler oversees the degree programs, departments and schools that make up our institution. Our team fosters the kind of supportive environment that allows all students, faculty and staff to thrive and build their futures here.

We implement stimulating and boundary-pushing curriculums focused on real-world issues, applied learning and problem-solving. We hire and retain renowned faculty who deeply invest in their research and our students’ success. Across our academic and professional resources, we ensure every student can find the support they need to ace their classes and build their resume.

Academics at UT Tyler

Students from all walks of life and at all stages in their career can discover their path at The University of Texas at Tyler. Our goal is to provide an accessible and affordable high-quality education for the region.


With about 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education courses, certificates and microcredentials, discover your passions and take steps toward your future at The University of Texas at Tyler.

Colleges and Schools

Our eight colleges and schools span the arts and sciences, business, education and psychology, engineering, nursing, pharmacy, the health professions and medicine. Each institution provides high-quality education, practical training and exciting research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students.

UT Tyler Health Science Center

Encompassing the School of Nursing, the Fisch College of Pharmacy, the School of Health Professions and the School of Medicine — the first and only medical school in East Texas — the UT Tyler Health Science Center educates the next generation of researchers and patient care professionals while serving as a hub for groundbreaking research and community initiatives.

Continuing Education

Become a lifelong learner with UT Tyler’s continuing education offerings. Complete relevant online courses in nursing, business, nonprofit management and other in-demand areas, or offer customized training to your employees.

Locations and Formats

Our community extends far beyond the main campus and the UT Tyler Health Science Center. With three locations in East Texas and a robust list of online offerings, we make our degree and continuing education programs convenient and accessible.

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Our Mission

The Office of Academic Affairs at The University of Texas at Tyler drives our institution’s educational excellence, extending rigorous research and meaningful public service opportunities to students, faculty and staff. We ensure an accessible and affordable education in a welcoming environment and support you as you discover your path, achieve your goals and create a future for yourself and your community.

Our undergraduate and graduate programs center on project- and team-based learning to instill the marketable skills and solutions-oriented mindset employers seek. Faculty members blend innovative teaching methods with their own real-world experiences while giving students individualized attention in and outside of the classroom. Research at UT Tyler crosses disciplines and aims to impact medical, education, business, the social sciences, engineering and more fields.


As an R2 university, The University of Texas at Tyler conducts original research and lets students get involved, whether you are an undergraduate embarking on your first project or developing your graduate thesis.


Through more than 20 research centers and institutes across eight colleges and schools, UT Tyler’s outreach programs and initiatives focus on uplifting the East Texas community. From hosting workshops for small businesses to helping children access mental health services, get involved with our efforts to improve the region’s quality of life.

Career Preparation

Find your first job, apply for graduate school or even pivot to a new career. As the go-to source for students and alumni, the Office of Career Success holds fairs attracting top employers, workshops, personalized coaching and other resources to help you snag that dream opportunity.

University Academy

The University of Texas at Tyler operates its very own public university charter school, University Academy. The STEM-centered, hands-on curriculum equips the next generation with 21st-century skills.

Resources for Students

Your education is a group effort — we are here to guide, support and assist you as you take steps toward your future. From enrolling in your first college class to finalizing your transcript for graduation, we ensure you fulfill all requirements and thrive on campus. Meet with an adviser, improve your writing skills, collaborate with a librarian or tap into other resources to achieve your goals.

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Resources for Faculty and Staff

Excel as a researcher and educator with UT Tyler’s wide array of services and resources for faculty and staff. Review relevant policies, receive pedagogical support, expand your research opportunities and take advantage of our career development programs.

Connect with us

Academic Affairs

Phone: (903) 566-7103

3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Next Steps

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