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UTB Student Body Profile

This is a snapshot of UTB’s diverse and unique student and faculty profile.

Student Body Profile

Total Enrollment: 8,047

  • 84.5% undergraduate (6,798)
  • 12.5% graduate (1,005)

Enrollment Status *

  • Full time: 57.3% (4,608)
  • Part time: 42.7% (3,439)

Gender

  • Female: 57.1% (4,598)
  • Male: 42.9% (3,449)

Age (Average 25)

  • Younger than 18: 3.3% (266)
  • 18-25: 65.0% (5,232)
  • 26-35: 19.1% (1,534)
  • 36-45: 8.3% (671)
  • Over 45: 4.3% (344)

Diversity

  • Hispanic: 89.5% (7,200)
  • White, non-Hispanic: 6.3% (504)
  • Asian: 1.4% (109)
  • Black: 1.0% (84)
  • Native American: 0.4% (29)
  • Other: 1.5% (121)

International Students

  • 426
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Faculty Profile

Full-Time

Part-Time

Total

279

100

379

 

COSTS AND FINANCIAL AID

(Based on 15 semester credit hours per semester including fees)

  • Undergraduate in-state: $2,997.01
  • Undergraduate out-of-state: $7,692.01
  • Total students awarded financial aid: 90%
  • Total financial assistance awarded: $10 million ('09 '10)

HOUSING

  • Double room rate: $1,680
  • Single room rate: $2,100
  • Freshmen are not required to live on campus

VETERANS

  • Only university in Texas serving veterans through the Veterans Upward Bound Program
  • Designated a “Military Friendly School” By G.I. Jobs, 2010-2011
  • Total veterans receiving benefits: more than 600

 

 

 

  • UTB Students 
    UTB has direct pathways for admissions to UT medical and law schools
  • UTB Students 
    UTB is among the top 25 institutions graduating Latinos. The university ranks eighth in the number of associate degrees awarded and 24th in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Latinos by Excelencia in Education report.
  • UTB Students 
    Master in Educational Technology ranked 14 on US World news rankings.
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