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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 17,351
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $405.40
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $1,121.80
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 53
Median SAT/ACT 1240/28
% of African American Students 6
% of Asian American Students 29
% of Hispanic Students 18
% of International Students 4
Student/Teacher Ratio 21:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 854
% of Male/% of Female Students 57/43
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 60
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 53
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 68
% of Freshmen Who Return 87
% 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 25 in the nation for lowest debt after graduation.
  • 18 of the top 21 Fortune 500 companies recruit UT Dallas graduates.
  • In less than one decade (2007–2016), a total of 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 nearly 140 degree programs.

More than 15,500 undergraduates attend the university, with about 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 Honors College, which houses eight programs dedicated to promoting excellence in undergraduate education.

Campus expansion and enhancements have given students new places to study and relax, including on-campus housing at University Commons residence halls and the bioengineering and sciences building, the newest research facility with labs and research spaces designed to cultivate the cross-disciplinary collaborations for which UT Dallas is well known. The 220,000-square-foot building is home to bioengineering and neuroscience with additional research space that supports collaboration among researchers in biology, physics, chemistry, and electrical and mechanical engineering.

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