Fueling economic growth with innovation and ingenuity A s a rising research powerhouse, The University of Texas at Arlington advances the North Texas economy by fostering discovery, cultivating entrepreneurship, and raising the skill level of the workforce. UT Arlington has a $12.8 billion annual economic impact in the region and fuels more than 122,000 jobs. Statewide, the numbers jump to $13.6 billion and almost 132,000 jobs each year. This vital impact illustrates the University’s role as a major driver of business activity. Our growing partnerships with communities, corporations, and institutions promise to further stimulate economic and regional development in North Texas and beyond.