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I graduated w/an ADN in 2012.Quite BrightNursing
I graduated w/an ADN in 2012. Had a friend that loved UTA so I got into the online program. First problem: courses are outsourced to a company that uses Coaches for your main interaction. They are responsive to emails in 24 hours but not helpful. Often don't know the course or assignments. Nearly every coach interaction I had over 11 classes was a waste of time.

Second problem: I had to spend $1,000 taking Texas History and Texas politics due to an old Depression-era law. Required of *every* student. I live in Georgia; total waste of my time and money.

Third problem: They told me it would cost about $10-11,000. Actual cost for me: about $17,000. Big difference!

Fourth problem, and the one that prompted my review: I registered for the final course. Yea! The day it started, Student Accounts dropped me for non-payment. I had contacted them 3 weeks before to see when my load would disburse and they didn't know. Just told me to watch my email. So they sent me an email that I owed a little more than my loan covered *two business days* before they dropped me! Really, two business days notice? One of those days I was gone to work for 14 hours. And what online student checks school email every two days anyway?

Now I have to wait three months to take my final class! Bottom line: I regret going to UTA for my BSN.

3rd Year Male -- Class 2017
Collaboration/Competitive: B+, Scholastic Success: D-
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The housing staff is very unprofessional.BrightChemistry
The housing staff is very unprofessional. They don't understand the lease terms and provide false information. They try their best to charge you by setting nonsense and brutal rules. If you are out of travel and can't get back to apartment on July 31 to check out, they will forfeit your deposit and charge you $50. They won't let your friend to check out on your behalf. If you want to move out early in summer, they will forfeit your deposit and you still have to pay for the remaining rents. It's absolutely ridiculous to forfeit your deposit even though you pay for full rents.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1921
Faculty Accessibility: B+, Social Life: D+
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MAN this school sucks read the other reviews.Quite BrightBiology
MAN this school sucks read the other reviews. They're pretty acurate. But let me give my story. I came here just to experience a school outside my home town. It was good for about a year. But man let me tell you. People here suck! Girls always think you're hitting on them even if you are asking a question like "do you have the time", PEOPLE CHEAT CHEAT CHEAT, the cops think everyone is a suspect, the school gets old REAL FAST. Oh yeah and hardly anyone is truly an individual!I am leaving though. I had never dropped a class before coming here. I have since droped 5! I felt extremely unwelcome here and cannot wait to go back to my home town and continue education over there.
1st Year Male -- Class 2011
Friendliness: A, Education Quality: F
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