University of Dallas Overview
University of Dallas is a private not-for-profit institution located in Irving, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is University of Dallas Known For?
- The 2% student loan default rate at UD 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.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UD.
- In 2017-2018, 62% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, UD bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,400 a year. That's about 16% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from UD to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
University of Dallas Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UD.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UD has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Dallas?
Contact details for UD are given below.
|Address:||1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062-4736|
How Do I Get Into UD?
You can apply to UD online at: udallas.edu/applynow/index.php
Admission Requirements for UD
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UD?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 48%, and the acceptance rate for women is 47%.
Average Test Scores
About 65% of students accepted to UD submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 700. Math scores were between 550 and 670.
Can I Afford University of Dallas?
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 UD, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $7,915 a year. That adds up to $31,660 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UD is 2.0%. 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.
University of Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,006 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,443 full-time undergraduates at UD, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Dallas students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||28|
|Hispanic or Latino||354|
Texas students aren't the only ones who study at University of Dallas. At this time, 38 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 47 countries are represented at UD. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Nigeria, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Dallas
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UD has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 116th 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 UD
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Dallas was 3.6%. This is the #1,780 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UD regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UD majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||55%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UD ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UD.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Finance & Financial Management||#59|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||#86|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||#132|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#321|
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%.
University of Dallas Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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