The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is The University of Texas at Dallas Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

The University of Texas at Dallas was awarded 339 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is humanities.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UT Dallas as #278 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UT Dallas held the #306 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UT Dallas is also ranked #13 out of 136 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UT Dallas?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, The University of Texas at Dallas is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 76%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Dallas  ( 26 to 32 )
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The University of Texas at Dallas Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At The University of Texas at Dallas, this rate is 25 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Texas at Dallas is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Texas at Dallas

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 89% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like The University of Texas at Dallas enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  89 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at UT Dallas for first-time, full-time students is 48%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  48 out of 100
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The University of Texas at Dallas Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 20,996 undergraduates at UT Dallas with 17,943 being full-time and 3,053 being part-time.

How Much Does The University of Texas at Dallas Cost?

The overall average net price of UT Dallas is $15,232. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UT Dallas

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,857 $11,745 $13,797 $20,552 $21,877

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UT Dallas, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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 4.9%. 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.

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How Much Money Do UT Dallas Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UT Dallas with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $53,100 in their early years. This is good news for future UT Dallas graduates since it is 33% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of The University of Texas at Dallas

Located in Richardson, Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas is a public institution. The location of UT Dallas is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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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

The University of Texas at Dallas Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 55 majors graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas. Of these students, 4,637 received undergraduate degrees and 3,794 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Computer Information Systems 714 $64,800
General Biology 292 $25,100
Accounting 265 $45,600
General Psychology 239 $33,800
Mechanical Engineering 217 $57,800
Finance & Financial Management 215 $50,300
Computer Engineering 211 $68,200
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 193 $22,800
General Business/Commerce 192 $42,900
Design & Applied Arts 187 $24,800

Learn more about the majors offered at The University of Texas at Dallas along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UT Dallas

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 5,704 students took at least one online class at The University of Texas at Dallas. This is an increase from the 5,197 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 5,704 122
2017-2018 5,197 110
2016-2017 4,610 111
2015-2016 4,407 132
2013-2014 4,170 125

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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