About The University of Texas at Tyler

Founded in 1971, UT Tyler is one of the fastest-growing universities in the renowned University of Texas System, which includes eight universities and six health institutions located throughout the state. The University averages a highly favorable 18:1 student-to-professor ratio, offering a clear advantage over larger campuses with less accessibility and more rigid culture. Student-centric learning and cultural diversity are central to the UT Tyler experience, with students from 45 states and 58 countries enjoying private university quality at public university prices.

With a mission to improve educational and healthcare outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT Tyler offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs to 10,000 students. Through its alignment with UT Health Science Center at Tyler and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has unified these entities to serve Texas with innovative medical research, medical education and excellent patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.


The University of Texas at Tyler is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™) to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of UT Tyler.

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Soules College of Business at The University of Texas at Tyler is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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