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Student Demographics

The average student-to-faculty ratio at UT Dallas is 21 to 1.

Among the University’s esteemed faculty members are six members of the National Academies and a Nobel laureate.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranked UT Dallas among the top 100 “Best Value” public colleges in the United States for 2016.

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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution made up of eight schools in the heart of North Texas.

UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 133 142 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.

The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state’s most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.

The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty’s Nobel laureate and six members of the National Academies are 550 tenured and tenure-track professors hailing from the world’s best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to numerous centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning.

Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared to succeed in higher education: In 2016, 32 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 62 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.

With an eye toward building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.



The University of Texas at Dallas provides the State of Texas and the nation with excellent, innovative education and 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.


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