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University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution made up of eight schools in the heart of North Texas. The University of Texas at Dallas is a Carnegie R1 classification (Doctoral Universities – Highest research activity) institution, located in a suburban setting 20 miles north of downtown Dallas. 

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About

History

Established by Eugene McDermott, J. Erik Jonsson and Cecil Green, the founders of Texas Instruments, UT Dallas is a young institution driven by the entrepreneurial spirit of its founders and their commitment to academic excellence. In 1969, the public research institution joined The University of Texas System and became The University of Texas at Dallas.

Education

The University enrolls more than 28,750 students — 19,872 undergraduate and 8,885 graduate —and offers a broad array of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Research

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.

Career

The Career Center is a division of Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Dallas. 

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
251 -50
2018
201
2017
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
2018
301 -100
2017
201
2016
-
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
2019
426 -5
2018
421 -41
2017
380
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
260 -26
2017
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.

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

Life as a Comet is fun. You'll find things like a full-service residential community, plus athletics, University Recreation and an activity center. You'll also have access to health, counseling and career centers, and a wide range of student organizations to join. Whether you're searching for new friends or for a way to connect with a cause, opportunities abound at UT Dallas.

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 Organizations play an important role in campus life. In addition to the many established organizations, students are able to form new organizations when they find at least four other students with similar interests.

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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