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University of Texas--Dallas is a public institution that was founded in 1969. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,029, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 500 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Texas--Dallas's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 142. Its in-state tuition and fees are $11,806 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $30,378 (2013-14).
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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.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Texas--Dallas, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Texas--Dallas is $50. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 52 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||52.0%|
|Application deadline||July 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Texas--Dallas is 21:1, and the school has 25.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Texas--Dallas include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology; Engineering; and Social Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||45%|
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University of Texas--Dallas has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,029, with a gender distribution of 56.1 percent male students and 43.9 percent female students. At this school, 25 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 75 percent of students live off campus. University of Texas--Dallas is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
University of Texas--Dallas offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, and health insurance. University of Texas--Dallas also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and student patrols. Of the students at University of Texas--Dallas, 71 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Texas--Dallas.
|Students who have cars on campus||71%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At University of Texas--Dallas, 52.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,084.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$11,806 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$30,378 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,240 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data