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The University of Texas at Dallas Overview

Located in Richardson, Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas is a public institution. 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?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$40,478 Avg Cost After Aid
87% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% 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.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 75% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UT Dallas makes roughly $64,398 a year. This is 58% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into UT Dallas?

You can apply to UT Dallas online at:

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 Recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Dallas?

87% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
Since UT Dallas has an acceptance rate of 87%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Dallas?

$40,478 Net Price
25% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Dallas is $40,478. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UT Dallas, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $6,749 a year. That adds up to $26,996 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Dallas is 1.4%. 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

17,997 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,446 undergraduate students at UT Dallas, with 17,997 being full-time and 3,449 being part-time.


There are also 8,250 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,997 full-time undergraduates at UT Dallas, 56% are male and 44% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7,446
Black or African American 928
Hispanic or Latino 3,052
White 4,606
International Students 775
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,190

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

175 Took All Classes Online
10,807 Took At Least One Class Online
1.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 10,807 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.


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 1.8%. This is the #1,640 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 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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