Founded in 1971, the University of Texas at Tyler is located in beautiful Tyler, TX, which is halfway between Dallas and Shreveport, LA. The school offers many different academic programs including bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, and doctorates both in traditional classroom settings and online via their distance learning program. The school is also heavily vested in research and has many different program areas in which students may participate.
The University of Texas at Tyler has an extensive athletics program that includes varsity sports, intramural sports, and club sports. There are also numerous student clubs and organizations as well as an active Greek life. Life on campus is exciting and fun because both the university and its various organizations are nearly always hosting different events. The school is rich in tradition and full of team spirit so students seeking a valuable educational experience combined with an active, interesting social life will definitely find their place at UT Tyler.
The surrounding community of Tyler offers a plethora of things to do. The Adrenaline Rush Zip Line is the longest zip line in Texas. Students can soak up some of the most beautiful scenery in Texas while speeding down the 1700-foot line. Other outdoor activities include camping, hiking, fishing, water sports and the Caldwell Zoo. There are also numerous historical places, museums and cultural centers to keep history buffs interested.