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University of North Texas Overview

Located in Denton, Texas, University of North Texas is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is University of North Texas Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$27,946 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at UNT have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNT.
  • In <nil>, 72% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UNT with a bachelor's degree make about $54,047 a year. That's 32% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is University of North Texas?


Contact details for UNT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203-1277
Phone: 940-565-2000

How Do I Get Into UNT?

You can apply to UNT online at:

Admission Requirements for UNT

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNT?

81% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
45% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 81%, UNT may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

Average Test Scores

About 45% of students accepted to UNT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 630. Math scores were between 500 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Texas  ( 510 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Texas  ( 500 to 610 )
UNT received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 26. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of North Texas  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for University of North Texas  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of North Texas  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of North Texas?

$27,946 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
1.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNT is $27,946. 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 UNT, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $5,075 a year. That adds up to $20,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNT is 1.8%. 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 North Texas Undergraduate Student Diversity

25,441 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,590 undergraduate students at UNT, with 25,441 being full-time and 7,149 being part-time.


There are also 9,851 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 25,441 full-time undergraduates at UNT, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,987
Black or African American 3,782
Hispanic or Latino 6,894
White 10,199
International Students 1,153
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,426

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Texas. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 121 countries are represented at UNT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of North Texas

6,273 Took All Classes Online
26,467 Took At Least One Class Online
14.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 45 master’s degree programs available online at UNT. In 2020-2021, 26,467 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 9th 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 UNT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Texas was 14.4%. This is the #1,222 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNT 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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