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A general recruitment presentation about UT Arlington

A general recruitment presentation about UT Arlington

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  • 1. Your Life as a Maverick University of Texas I Arlington
  • 2. What is a Maverick? • Academic Excellence • Training for Life • Leadership Development • Groundbreaking Research • Orientation to the Future
  • 3. • Established in 1899 • Member of University of Texas System since 1965 • Central location between Dallas and Fort Worth • Yearly economic impact on North Texas of over $1 Billion • 25,000 students and over 138,000 alumni • 19:1 ratio between students and faculty • Emphasis on sustainability and “green” initiatives • www.uta.edu/sustainability The Facts About UT Arlington Be a Maverick
  • 4. Academics I Be a Maverick • Over 78 undergraduate majors offered in wide variety of fields • Marketing Department ranked 28th worldwide (AMA Ratings in Journal of Marketing) • Architecture program named “2nd Best Architecture and Design School” in 2008 • Highly acclaimed Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
  • 5. Academics I Be a Maverick • Hands-on Learning Experience • SMART Hospital for Nurses • Formula SAE Team for Engineers • Participation in Important Research
  • 6. • Find your niche with over 300 student organizations • An active Student Congress to make an impact on campus • A Leadership Center intended to develop engaged, global citizens • Get Connected with 32 Greek Organizations • Learn journalism skills through The Shorthorn, UTA’s award-winning student newspaper Student Involvement Be a Maverick
  • 7. Campus Life I Be a Maverick • Six on-campus residence halls • $34 Million Maverick Activities Center (MAC) • Intramural sports • On-Campus outpatient health facility • Freshman Year Experience
  • 8. Traditions I Be a Maverick • Oozeball • Bed Races • Rubbing Hereford’s Head • Homecoming
  • 9. Freshmen Year I Be a Maverick • New Maverick Orientation • MavsMeet • Freshmen Interest Groups • Learning Communities
  • 10. Financial Aid • Mavericks Promise • Grants • Loans • Work-Study • Scholarships
  • 11. • Grant assistance to cover ALL fall and spring in-state tuition and fees • Eligible undergraduate Texas residents • Must be eligible for Federal Pell Grant • Family income of $65,000 or less • Admitted and complete FAFSA process by April 1st. • Maintain cumulative 2.0 GPA Mavericks Promise Be a Maverick
  • 12. Admission Standards • Three Categories I. Top 10% of Graduating Class in Accredited Texas High School II.Combination of Class Rank and Test Scores III.The Gateway Advantage Program
  • 13. Admission Standards • Category I • Top 10% of graduating class • Must take SAT or ACT (no minimum score) and writing exam • Recommended or advanced high school curriculum
  • 14. Admission Standards • Category II • Combination of class rank and test score Rank in HS Min. Acceptable SAT Min. Acceptable ACT Graduating Class Score Score Top Quarter No Minimum No Minimum Second Quarter 1050 22 Third Quarter 1150 25 Fourth Quarter Individual Review Individual Review
  • 15. Admission Standards • Category III • The Gateway Advantage Program • Semester-long program for a limited number of eligible students that do not meet admission requirements • Take six hours of coursework in first semester
  • 16. • Know your Deadlines • Fall Semester: June 1 • Spring Semester: December 1 • Summer Semester: April 1 • Maverick Promise: Admitted and FAFSA Completed by April 1 • Know your Requirements • Stay in Contact with your Admissions Counselor How to Be a Maverick UT Arlington
  • 17. • Take a Campus Tour • Attend the UT Arlington Preview Day • Visit: • www.uta.edu/admissions • www.facebook.com/utarlington • www.twitter.com/beamaverick • Email or Call your Admissions Counselor at Anytime • (817)-272-MAVS or beamaverick@uta.edu For More Information on UTA Be a Maverick