Webinar: Recruit and Retain Talent from the National Guard and Reserve


The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is the largest university in North Texas, with over 60,000 students enrolled in 180 baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. UTA has received several accolades, including being ranked #1 in the nation for veterans and military-connected students by the Military Times. It is also ranked #1 in Texas for awarding the most bachelor’s and master’s degrees to African American students, as well as for serving first-generation low-income students. The university is committed to supporting its military-connected students and ensuring their successful degree completion.



Tier 1 research institution

Why you should attend?

The Military and Veteran Services department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) supports over 7,000 military-connected students annually. The department assists these students with admissions, registration, application/certification of benefits, career development/readiness, and engagement/belonging. UTA MAVS provides a peer mentorship and Social Work field placement program, where junior and senior military-connected students, Social Work majors, and faculty/staff who are veterans or military-connected from various majors help new students succeed at UTA. UTA has been designated a Purple Heart University by the Military Order of the Purple Heart and has been nationally recognized for its service to veterans. The staff members serve as advocates and liaisons, aiding military-connected students in overcoming obstacles unique to them.