UTA Tennis Center • Arlington, Texas
The 2023 WAC Tennis Championships is staying close to home with both the men and women competing for a title in Arlington, Texas. Play is set to begin on April 27 with the final day of matches scheduled for April 29.
The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington) is the fourth-largest institution in Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state’s top institutions for academic and research excellence. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond. UTA has the third-highest undergraduate diversity index, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 best-of rankings; the report also includes 16 graduate programs at UTA. According to the 2021 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine, UTA is No. 1 in Texas for awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees to African American students. Nationally, the University is No. 12 for bachelor’s degrees awarded to African American students and No. 13 for master’s degrees. In addition, UTA is No. 15 for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students and No. 11 for master’s degrees for Hispanic students in the U.S. A 2021 University of Texas System survey on post-graduation earnings for baccalaureate graduates working in Texas found that UTA graduates have the highest first-year median wage of any non-medical UT System institution.