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University of North Texas Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about University of North Texas. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is University of North Texas Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, 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

College Factual ranked UNT as #724 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 85 colleges in Texas, UNT is ranked at #23.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UNT?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of North Texas is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 72%, 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 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 at University of North Texas is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus 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

University of North Texas has a freshmen retention rate of 78%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 27% for first-time, full-time students at UNT, which is 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 31,448 undergraduates at UNT with 25,592 being full-time and 5,856 being part-time.

UNT Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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

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 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from UNT make about $45,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for UNT students since it is 13% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of University of North Texas

University of North Texas is a public institution situated in Denton, Texas. The location of UNT is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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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 95 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
General English Literature 193 $31,100

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 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 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

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