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The University of Texas at Dallas is a public institution located in Richardson, Texas. The city atmosphere of Richardson makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

601 Undergraduate Degrees
885 Graduate Degrees
$40,022 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
76% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Texas at Dallas Rankings

Out of the 33 colleges in Texas, UT Dallas is ranked at #5.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UT Dallas has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#17 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#21 Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#23 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is The University of Texas at Dallas?

Location of The University of Texas at Dallas

Contact details for UT Dallas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2111
Website: www.utdallas.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/utdallas
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ut_dallas

How Do I Get Into UT Dallas?

You can apply to UT Dallas online at: www.utdallas.edu/enroll/freshman/application-process/

Admission Requirements for UT Dallas

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Dallas?

76% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
73% Submit SAT Scores
UT Dallas has an acceptance rate of 76%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.

Average Test Scores

About 73% of students accepted to UT Dallas submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 600 and 700. Math scores were between 620 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 600 to 700 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 620 to 730 )
200
800
UT Dallas received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 32. Composite scores were between 26 and 32.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 25 to 34 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 26 to 32 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 26 to 32 )
1
36

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Dallas?

$40,022 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
4.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Dallas is $40,022. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UT Dallas, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $6,417 a year. That adds up to $25,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Dallas is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity

16,691 Full-Time Undergraduates
43% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,872 undergraduate students at UT Dallas, with 16,691 being full-time and 3,181 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Dallas

There are also 8,883 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 16,691 full-time undergraduates at UT Dallas, 57% are male and 43% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Dallas

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at Dallas students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Dallas Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5,761
Black or African American 829
Hispanic or Latino 2,919
White 5,264
International Students 788
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,130

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Dallas. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 103 countries are represented at UT Dallas. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Dallas

110 Took All Classes Online
5,197 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,197 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Dallas has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UT Dallas

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Dallas was -2.8%. This is the #1,787 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Dallas regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas at Dallas Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 384 8 400 16 808
General Information Science 0 43 418 0 461
Information Technology 217 0 0 0 217
TOTAL 601 51 818 16 1,486

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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