Campus Spotlight: UT Tyler
UT Tyler was founded as Tyler State College, became Texas Eastern University in 1975, and became The University of Texas at Tyler in 1979. The university operated as a senior college from its start until 1998 when it began enrolling freshmen and sophomores.
3900 University Blvd.
6,699 undergraduate and graduate students (fall 2011)
UT Tyler students represent 35 nations, 41 states and 145 counties.
68.7 percent White
9.2 percent African-American
7.2 percent Hispanic
1.9 percent Asian
0.6 percent American Indian or Alaska Native
0.6 percent Two or More Races
1.9 percent International
9.9 percent Not Reported
Home to five academic colleges offering 47 bachelor's degrees, 59 master's degrees and two doctoral degrees. More than $12 million in funded research.
15 NCAA athletic teams, intramurals, club sports, Greek life and more than 50 student organizations.
Dr. Rodney H. Mabry
*The percentage demographic breakdowns comes from fall 2011.