The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrols more than 10,000 students and consists of seven colleges. There beautiful 259 acre Tyler campus is nestled along a lake surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. For student convenience, they also maintain regional campuses in Palestineand Longview, as well as a location in Houston. With more than 80 bachelors’, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered, UT Tyler provides a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs. Most UT Tyler classes are taught by professors, not teaching assistants, and our average student-professor ratio of 18:1 is a definite advantage over larger, less intimate campuses. There learning environment is truly student-centered: They offer private university quality at affordable public university prices.