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University of Dallas Overview

University of Dallas is a private not-for-profit institution situated 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?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$36,041 Avg Cost After Aid
58% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% 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.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UD.
  • In <nil>, 64% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UD with a bachelor's degree make about $56,733 a year. That's 39% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average UD student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is University of Dallas?


Contact details for UD are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062-4736
Phone: 972-721-5000

How Do I Get Into UD?

You can apply to UD online at:

Admission Requirements for UD

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UD?

58% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
26% Submit SAT Scores
UD has an acceptance rate of 58%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Average Test Scores

About 26% 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 570 and 720. Math scores were between 540 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Dallas  ( 570 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Dallas  ( 540 to 670 )
UD received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 34. Math scores were between 21 and 29. Composite scores were between 24 and 31.

ACT English Scores for University of Dallas  ( 24 to 34 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Dallas  ( 21 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Dallas  ( 24 to 31 )

Can I Afford University of Dallas?

$36,041 Net Price
55% Take Out Loans
0.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UD is $36,041. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UD, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $7,233 a year. That adds up to $28,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UD is 0.7%. 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.

University of Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,466 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,500 undergraduate students at UD, with 1,466 being full-time and 34 being part-time.


There are also 1,038 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,466 full-time undergraduates at UD, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 102
Black or African American 43
Hispanic or Latino 387
White 848
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 63

Geographic Diversity

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

581 Took All Classes Online
1,232 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,232 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 78th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UD

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Dallas was -4.5%. This is the #1,924 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UD 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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