The University of Texas at Tyler

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tyler, TX

$6,780

Avg in-state tuition

$20,970

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About The University of Texas at Tyler

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Texas at Tyler is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Tyler, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,237, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 42 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 43%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,780, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $20,970.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

92% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

64% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

43% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1030-1220

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

86%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

55%

Hispanic

22%

Black

11%

Asian

5%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

32% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

9

Total Online Enrollment

8,394

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

89% On-campus

11% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 2% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 17% online

Doctorate Check Bold 38% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,780 $20,970
Graduate $6,048 $14,526

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,292
On-campus room and board $9,618
On-campus other expenses $2,700
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $8,102
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,812
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,336

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $20,390 $34,580
Off-campus without family $20,986 $35,176
Off-campus with family $12,408 $26,598

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

28%

Institution Grant Aid

49%

Pell Grant

32%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,994
State Grant Aid $6,067
Institution Grant Aid $5,681
Pell Grant Aid $4,672

Financial Outlook

$18k

Average student debt after graduation

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.