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Undergrad Profile

As a rapidly growing research institution on the cutting edge of science, technology, medicine, business, and the arts, The University of Texas at Dallas attracts a diverse group of students and faculty members to the vibrant, dynamic, and globally connected Dallas-Fort Worth area.

UT Dallas at a glance
• UT Dallas is ranked by Kiplinger’s in the top 100 for best values among U.S. public colleges.
• Times Higher Education ranks UT Dallas #16 out of the top 100 colleges in the world under 50 years of age.
• With an enrollment of more than 24,000, UT Dallas offers all of the benefits of a small campus but is backed by the powerful UT System.
• Yahoo! Finance ranked UT Dallas #25 (tie) in the nation among public universities with the highest SAT scores.
• U.S. News & World Report ranks the full-time M.B.A. program #14 in the United States among public universities.
• The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication’s Arts and Technology program merges fine arts and computer sciences and is ranked as one of the top 25 schools to study video game design by The Princeton Review.
• The University’s outstanding faculty include a Nobel Prize winner and members of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
• In 2015, UT Dallas alumnus Dr. Aziz Sancar, Ph.D. ’77 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
• U.S. News & World Report ranked UT Dallas among the top 35 univer-sities in the country with the lowest debt after graduation.

Fast facts
Founded: 1969

Character: Public four-year institution with eight degree-granting schools and more than 130 academic programs

Enrollment: More than 24,000 total enrollment; 63% undergraduate and 37% graduate

Origin of students: The top states of origin are Texas, California, Illinois, Florida, Oklahoma, and New York. More than 5,800 international students representing nearly 100 countries call UT Dallas home.

Gender: 43% female and 57% male

Student life: 300+ student clubs

Growth: In less than one decade (2007–2016), a total of approximately 3.5 million new or renovated square feet and more than $1 billion in development will have been added to campus.

Average class size: 44% of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students, and 75% have fewer than 50 students.

Student-faculty ratio: 22:1

Student success: UT Dallas graduates are highly recruited by leading local and national companies and receive prestigious graduate fellowships, scholarships, and advanced research opportunities. Eighty-six percent of the 2013–2014 graduating class reported employment or continuing education upon graduation. Eighteen of the top 21 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the DFW Metroplex recruit UT Dallas graduates.

Points of pride
U.S. News & World Report highly ranks many UT Dallas programs in its “2015 Best Graduate Schools” report:
• Audiology, #3
• Communication Disorders, #11
• Information Systems, #16
• Professional M.B.A., #29
• Criminology, #27
• Full-time M.B.A., #14 (among public universities)



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Programs of Study
UT Dallas offers 134 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs across eight schools:

Arts and Humanities
• Art and Performance
• Historical Studies
• Literary Studies

Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication
• Arts and Technology
• Emerging Media and Communications

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
• Child Learning and Development
• Cognitive Science
• Neuroscience
• Psychology
• Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences
• Criminology
• Economics
• Geospatial Information Sciences
• International Political Economy
• Political Science
• Public Affairs
• Sociology

Engineering and Computer Science
(Erik Jonsson School)
• Biomedical Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Software Engineering

Interdisciplinary Studies
• American Studies
• Healthcare Studies
• Interdisciplinary Studies

Management (Naveen Jindal School)
• Accounting
• Business Administration
• Finance
• Global Business
• Information Technology and Systems
• Marketing
• Supply Chain Management

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
• Actuarial Science
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Geosciences
• Mathematics
• Molecular Biology
• Physics