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Industry Spotlight HEALTH CARE The College of Nursing has increased its enrollment from 1,912 students in fall 2008 to 7,562 students in spring 2012, according to preliminary data. The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing utilizes state-of-the-art innovation to prepare tomorrow’s health care providers. the best DNA forensics lab in the country, which supports the FBI and other national organizations to identify human remains. Two key leaders of the group are considered to be the world’s best.” Recognized as one of the nation’s distinguished graduate academic health science centers, UNTHSC is dedicated to research, education, patient care and service. And as one of the largest health care groups in Tarrant County, its annual budget of more than $220 million contributes about $600 million into the North Texas economy each year. The North Texas region also features one of the premier nursing schools in the country. The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing is the largest nursing program in Texas, one of the largest 34 North Texas Magazine in the U.S. and one of the most successful. As evidence of the proven curriculum, more than 90 percent of UT Arlington nursing students graduate and pass state licensure exams on their fi