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University of North Texas

4.4 out of 5 (12 ratings / 10 reviews) Denton, Texas, United States
By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening our collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Journalism & Media (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Law (1)

About

History

Established in 1890, the University of North Texas thrives as a public research university with 38,000 students and a path to any career. As we’ve grown into one of the nation’s largest public universities, our impact has grown, but we’ve never lost sight of our beginnings above a hardware store on the Denton square.

Education

UNT is the most comprehensive university in the Dallas–Fort Worth area, offering 105 bachelor's, 88 master's and 37 doctoral degree programs — many nationally and internationally recognized.

Research

Faculty and students engage in innovative research and creative activities that consistently break new ground. The exciting scholarship at UNT is broad based and far reaching, incorporating research in the humanities, social sciences and the arts, as well as the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Career

The Career Center exists to provide services to currently enrolled students in all academic majors and for all degree levels, as they seek to make career decisions, part-time employment while in school or full-time employment following graduation or certification. The Career Center is a liaison between students and employers representing education, business, industry, government and public service that seek to fulfill their hiring needs.

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
401 -100
2018
301
2017
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
641 -30
2019
611 16
2018
627
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

Departments and programs within the DSA include: Admissions, Auxiliary Services, Career Center, Center for Leadership and Service, Counseling and Testing Services, Dean of Students, Dining Services, Disability Accommodation, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Gateway and Coliseum, Greek Life, Housing and Residence Life, Orientation and Transition Programs, Outreach, Parent Programs, Recreational Sports, Student Activities Center, Student Affairs Administration, Student Health and Wellness Center, Student Legal Services, Student Money Management Center, Student Veteran Services, Substance Abuse Resource Center, and the University Union.

Housing services

All unmarried undergraduate students who have graduated from high school the semester prior to enrolling at UNT, who have completed fewer than 30 semester hours of university work (pre-college hours not included) and who enroll for 12 or more hours are required to reside in university-operated residence halls under a contractual room and board plan as long as space is available. Exemption may be granted by the director of housing in accordance with an established policy statement, which is available from the Department of Housing and Residence Life. College Inn, Honors Hall, Legends Hall, Santa Fe Square, and Mozart Square are available for upperclassmen students and allow for a no–meal plan selection.

Library services

UNT Libraries' services include:

  • Willis Library open 24/7 during long semesters
  • Mac and PC laptop checkout
  • Free video games, movies, music and more
  • The Study cafe in Willis Library
  • Electronic resources, including journals, books and other research materials
  • Library instruction, subject guides and tutorials
  • Research assistance from subject experts

ICT services

Centralized campus computing services that support instruction, research and student learning are provided through Academic Computing and User Services (ACUS). ACUS is a division of University Information Technology.

Medical services

The Student Health and Wellness Center is the on-campus medical clinic for UNT students.  Our clinic offers treatment for injuries, illnesses, and other medical issues with convenient access to on-site laboratory testing, x-rays, and pharmacy services.  We also offer health education services to keep UNT students healthy, in class, and on the path to graduation and professional success.

Student Life

Campus life

One of the best parts of the UNT experience is living on campus in one of our 15 residence halls. Each hall has its own personality and traditions, and many offer Living-Learning Communities, which bring you together with other students who share your major or interest.

Sports facilities

Recreational Sports is located in the state-of-the-art 138,000 square-foot Pohl Recreation Center and offers an incredible array of programs and experiences to support and inspire the wellness of the UNT Community. We’re also one of the largest employers of students on campus, working with nearly 300 student employees a year in every program area to develop their work experience and leadership skills.

Student clubs

One of the goals of Student Activities is to help students make connections on campus and maximize their college experience through student organizations. We have over 425 student organizations from which to choose, so there’s something for everyone. And if there’s not, you can create one! Becoming a member of a student organization helps you meet new people, develop leadership skills, and promote your interests while in college. 

Accreditation

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

Student Reviews

UNT Review
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

So glad I chose UNT. Great school and some really great professors. Because UNT is so big, it can be hard to make friends out on your own, so join a club.They have many to choose from and you will make great friends!

UNT Geography
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The campus itself feels like a community, everyone I have met from students to professors have been vary supportive of the choices that I have made in my college life. I have struggled, but in a good way with the classes and instructors pushing me to work harder and improve myself.

University of North Texas- IT
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I like the subject matter and am impressed with the resume of the Professors. More research opportunities would be welcomed.

Denton, Texas, United States

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