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The University of Texas at Dallas Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas is a public institution located in Richardson, Texas. The location of UT Dallas is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is The University of Texas at Dallas Known For?

4,225 Undergraduate Awards
$40,022 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • The 5% student loan default rate at UT Dallas is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at UT Dallas is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 80% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UT Dallas makes roughly $53,100 a year. This is 30% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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The University of Texas at Dallas Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UT Dallas has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#26 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#125 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Dallas.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best International Business Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value International Business Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Cognitive Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Mathematics & Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UT Dallas has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Colleges for Communication Sciences College Factual
#8 Best Colleges for Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods College Factual
#9 Best Colleges for International Business College Factual
#21 Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#74 Best Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#95 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is The University of Texas at Dallas?

Location of The University of Texas at Dallas

Contact details for UT Dallas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2111
Website: www.utdallas.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/utdallas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ut_dallas

How Do I Get Into UT Dallas?

You can apply to UT Dallas online at: www.utdallas.edu/enroll/freshman/application-process/

Admission Requirements for UT Dallas

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Dallas?

76% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
73% Submit SAT Scores
UT Dallas has an acceptance rate of 76%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 73% of students accepted to UT Dallas submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 600 and 700. Math scores were between 620 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 600 to 700 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 620 to 730 )
200
800
UT Dallas received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 32. Composite scores were between 26 and 32.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 25 to 34 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 26 to 32 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 26 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Dallas?

$40,022 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
4.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Dallas is $40,022. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UT Dallas, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $6,417 a year. That adds up to $25,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Dallas is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity

17,943 Full-Time Undergraduates
43% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 20,996 undergraduate students at UT Dallas, with 17,943 being full-time and 3,053 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Dallas

There are also 8,547 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,943 full-time undergraduates at UT Dallas, 57% are male and 43% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Dallas

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at Dallas students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Dallas Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6,615
Black or African American 906
Hispanic or Latino 3,099
White 5,273
International Students 832
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,218

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Dallas. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 103 countries are represented at UT Dallas. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Dallas

110 Took All Classes Online
5,197 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,197 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Dallas has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 65th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UT Dallas

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Dallas was -2.8%. This is the #2,369 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Dallas regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Computer Information Systems 601 8 400 16 1,025
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 106 83 784 21 994
Accounting 279 0 326 0 605
Information Science 0 43 418 0 461
Electrical Engineering 116 0 190 39 345
Business Administration & Management 0 0 338 0 338
General Biology 284 24 0 0 308
Mechanical Engineering 205 0 38 12 255
Finance & Financial Management 223 0 31 0 254
Communication Sciences 119 0 116 19 254
Computer Engineering 190 0 36 3 229
General Psychology 225 0 0 0 225
Design & Applied Arts 208 0 11 1 220
General Business/Commerce 195 0 0 0 195
Health & Medical Administrative Services 80 26 78 0 184
Marketing 118 0 60 0 178
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 158 0 0 8 166
Health Sciences & Services 142 0 0 0 142
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 132 0 6 0 138
Applied Mathematics 0 0 131 0 131
Biomedical Engineering 91 0 27 8 126
Mathematics 56 15 16 5 92
Cognitive Science 15 0 68 0 83
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 80 0 0 0 80
Economics 60 0 16 4 80
Child Development & Psychology 47 0 25 6 78
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 71 0 3 0 74
Public Administration 23 11 31 4 69
Criminology 57 0 5 3 65
Political Science & Government 56 0 6 2 64
Geography & Cartography 11 18 21 6 56
Physics 28 0 15 10 53
Systems Engineering 0 5 47 0 52
Public Policy 23 4 15 7 49
General Visual & Performing Arts 47 0 2 0 49
International Business 27 0 15 5 47
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 46 0 0 0 46
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 6 23 14 43
Chemistry 20 0 3 20 43
Geological & Earth Sciences 14 0 23 5 42
History 30 0 4 0 34
Statistics 0 0 24 5 29
Sociology 24 0 3 0 27
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 15 7 22
Materials Engineering 0 0 8 8 16
Human Resource Management 15 0 0 0 15
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 13 0 13
Biotechnology 0 0 12 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 8 0 8
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 7 0 7
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 6 0 6
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 4 0 4
Philosophy 3 0 0 0 3
General Social Sciences 0 0 2 0 2
Area Studies 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4,225 243 3,430 238 8,136

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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