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University of Texas at Dallas

The University is committed to graduating well-rounded citizens whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world; to continually improving educational and research programs in the arts and sciences, engineering, and management; and to assisting the commercialization of intellectual capital generated by students, staff and faculty.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

The University’s roots go back to 1961 when three founders of Texas Instruments — Eugene McDermott, Erik Jonsson and Cecil Green — established the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest as a source of advanced research and trained scientists to benefit the state and the nation.

Education

The University of Texas at Dallas is a rising research powerhouse with eight schools and more than 140 academic degrees including top-ranked programs in business, engineering, science, audiology and arts and technology. 

Research

The Office of Research fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology at The University of Texas at Dallas.

Career

The University Career Center is a division of Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Dallas. As a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), our office complies with the Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services Professionals. Our staff also maintains memberships in multiple professional organizations.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
273 -13
2019
260 -26
2018
234
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
301 -50
2019
251 -50
2018
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
301
2018
301 -100
2017
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
501 -75
2019
426 -5
2018
421
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The Division of Student Affairs serves a critical role in ensuring the education of the whole student, and in achieving the academic mission of UT Dallas. As a member of the President's Cabinet, the Vice President for Student Affairs works on special initiatives and cross-functional projects that help create a seamless learning environment for students.

Housing services

Many students choose to live on-campus because of the convenience, security, and amenities. There are three options if you choose to live on-campus:

  • Canyon Creek Heights – furnished apartments available to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate students
  • University Village – unfurnished apartments available to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate students
  • University Commons – residence halls; all first-year Freshman who choose to live on campus are required to live in University Commons; also available to Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate students.

Library services

The University of Texas at Dallas Libraries pledge to promote a collaborative and congenial learning environment as active partners with the faculty and administration in realizing the University’s mission. Employing the latest technology, the Libraries will manage and maintain access to the greatest number of resources relevant to the University’s teaching and research mission.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus community is enriched by a commitment to the arts, service learning opportunities and an athletics program with new esports teams. UTD students, faculty, staff and alumni continue to rise to new challenges, proving that Comets shine bright.

Sports facilities

Competing at the NCAA Division III level, the UT Dallas intercollegiate athletic program is one of the most successful in the American Southwest Conference. The program offers six men’s and seven women’s sports teams.

University Recreation offers the opportunity for students to participate in intramural and club sports programs. These programs give students an outlet for leisure, fitness, friendly competition and social and leadership development

The Activity Center includes a fitness area, racquetball, squash and basketball courts, a climbing wall, a multi-purpose room and an indoor swimming pool. Outdoors there are sand volleyball courts, tennis courts and softball, baseball and soccer fields.

Student clubs

Student Organization Center (SOC) provides programming and services for students and organizations looking to develop leadership skills, find new friends and maximize their college experience.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Dallas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am really liking my university. The teachers and overall format is tatwlly different but great. At this time last year I didn’t expect I would be here, where I am now.

Richardson, Texas, United States

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