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University of North Texas Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on University of North Texas, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of North Texas Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of North Texas was awarded 181 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is music.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, UNT is ranked #724 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

UNT also holds the #23 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

See all of the rankings for University of North Texas.

Is It Hard to Get Into UNT?

Acceptance Rate

University of North Texas has an acceptance rate of 72%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to UNT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Texas  ( 540 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Texas  ( 520 to 620 )
UNT received ACT scores from 34% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for University of North Texas  ( 21 to 27 )

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University of North Texas 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 University of North Texas, this rate is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of North Texas is 75%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  75 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of North Texas

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of North Texas 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  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UNT is 27%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  27 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at UNT

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 32,159 undergraduates at UNT with 26,055 being full-time and 6,104 being part-time.

UNT Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 92.66 out of 100, UNT is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  92.66 out of 100
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How Much Does University of North Texas Cost?

The overall average net price of UNT is $13,609. 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 UNT

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,102 $7,493 $12,602 $20,257 $21,303

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 UNT, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UNT, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $5,744 a year. That adds up to $22,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNT is 7.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UNT Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UNT with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,000 in their early years. This is good news for future UNT graduates since it is 13% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at University of North Texas make the most money.

Location of University of North Texas

Located in Denton, Texas, University of North Texas is a public institution. Denton is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of University of North Texas

Contact details for UNT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203-1277
Phone: 940-565-2000

University of North Texas Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 92 majors graduated from University of North Texas. Of these students, 7,639 received undergraduate degrees and 2,104 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
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 805 $45,200
Liberal Arts General Studies 697 $34,000
General Biology 374 $28,400
Journalism 339 $31,400
General Psychology 336 $29,900
Fine & Studio Arts 279 $25,100
Criminal Justice & Corrections 254 $31,900
Health & Physical Education 225 $30,200
Marketing 216 $40,100
Business Administration & Management 193 $48,800

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

Online Learning at UNT

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 17,722 students took at least one online class at University of North Texas. This is an increase from the 15,821 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 17,722 3,902
2016-2017 15,821 3,563
2015-2016 13,331 3,398
2014-2015 12,517 3,056
2013-2014 11,678 2,959

Learn more about online learning at University of North Texas.

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Notes and 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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