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?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNT.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, UNT bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $45,000 a year. That's about 10% more than their peers at other schools.
University of North Texas 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.
UNT has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNT.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNT has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of North Texas?
Contact details for UNT are given below.
|Address:||1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203-1277|
How Do I Get Into UNT?
You can apply to UNT online at: apply.unt.edu/
Admission Requirements for UNT
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNT?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 65% 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 540 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 620.
Can I Afford University of North Texas?
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 UNT, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $5,744 a year. That adds up to $22,976 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNT is 7.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
University of North Texas Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 7,177 graduate students at the school.
Of the 26,055 full-time undergraduates at UNT, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Texas students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,577|
|Hispanic or Latino||6,876|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNT has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th 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 UNT
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Texas was 7.2%. This is the #1,507 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNT regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UNT majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNT 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 UNT.
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 North Texas 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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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