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University of Dallas

Irving, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%
Acceptance Rate54%

About University of Dallas

University of Dallas Overview

University of Dallas is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Irving, Texas. University of Dallas was founded in 1955 and the school now enrolls around 2,489 students per year, including 1,447 undergraduates. University of Dallas provides on-campus housing for up to 837 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 1.

Student Involvement at University of Dallas

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of University of Dallas's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? University of Dallas students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

University of Dallas does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? University of Dallas has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Dallas on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Dallas Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 51%
Average GPA 3.9
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 51%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%
Tuition $44,630
Percent of Need Met 82%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $40,482

Is University of Dallas a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what University of Dallas offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Dallas

University of Dallas is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at University of Dallas is 54%. Out of 4,645 applications received in 2022, 2,498 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Dallas

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 81% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Dallasreturn for their sophomore year. Around 69% of students who started at University of Dallas earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook University of Dallas Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 57% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent University of Dallas grads is $51,929 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

University of Dallas's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of University of Dallas's endowment was $74.9 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $11,306 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Dallas

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Dallas meets 82% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Dallas full-time are awarded $40,482 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $31,924 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Dallas.

Based on this information, is University of Dallas the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Dallas a good school for you?

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Where is University of Dallas Located?

University of Dallas is located in the suburban setting of Irving, Texas, in the suburbs of Dallas-Fort Worth.

If you would like to see University of Dallas for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 114 to Irving, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Dallas and Irving are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1845 East Northgate Drive Irving, TX 75062-4736

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Dallas Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Dallas is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Dallas is Dec 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Dallas ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 30

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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30 and Above


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University of Dallas SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1335


Math SAT Range

550 - 660


Reading SAT Range

580 - 690

University of Dallas Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Dallas is like? There are approximately 2,489 students enrolled at University of Dallas, including 1,447 undergraduate students and 1,042 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from TX and 48% percent of students are from other states.


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