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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 18,388
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $417.60
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $1,154.80
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 69
Median SAT/ACT 1320/29
% of African American Students 6
% of Asian American Students 31
% of Hispanic Students 18
% of International Students 4
Student/Teacher Ratio 23:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 857
% of Male/% of Female Students 57/43
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 58
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 68
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 55
% of Freshmen Who Return 88
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 3

University of Texas at Dallas

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800 West Campbell Rd., Richardson, TX 75081










Points of Distinction

  • Ranked in Top 100 Best Value Public Colleges by Kiplinger.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked UT Dallas in the top 30 in the nation for lowest debt after graduation.
  • Of the “10 Most Profitable Companies” reported by Forbes Magazine, eight companies or their subsidiaries recruit UT Dallas students.
  • In less than one decade, approximately 3.5 million new or renovated square footage and $1 billion in development has been added to campus.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS at Dallas is a young, dynamic research institution on the cutting edge of science, technology, medicine, business, and the arts. The university comprises eight schools and offers over 140 degree programs.

More than 15,500 undergraduates attend the university, with nearly 45 percent of that total transferring from other universities. The school boasts one of the highest graduation rates in Texas public education.

UT Dallas is one of the few public universities in North Texas with a Nobel laureate on the faculty, along with six members of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering. Undergraduates work side-by-side with distinguished scientists to explore technological and scientific advancements in areas such as biomedical engineering and nanotechnology. Many academic areas also provide fast-track options to earn a master's or doctoral degree by taking graduate-level courses while earning a bachelor’s degree. Accomplished high school students can apply to the Hobson Wildenthal Honors College, dedicated to promoting excellence in undergraduate education.

Campus expansion and enhancements give students new places to study and relax, including on-campus housing at University Commons residence halls and apartments. The new 220,000-square-foot bioengineering and sciences building is home to bioengineering and neuroscience with additional research space that supports cross-collaboration among researchers in biology, physics, chemistry, and electrical and mechanical engineering.

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