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University of Dallas Student Life

University of Dallas is on a 215-acre campus in a suburban setting in Irving, Texas, not far from Dallas-Fort Worth. There are many activities and organizations for University of Dallas students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Dallas does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of Dallas has a thriving CAB (Campus Activities Board). In fact, more students participate in CAB (Campus Activities Board) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Dallas include Crusaders for Life, Student Government, Asian American Student Association and Student Leaders for Racial Progress.

University of Dallas students' favorite campus traditions are Charity Week, Groundhog and Spring Formal.

Does University of Dallas Offer Student Housing?

University of Dallas offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Dallas students live off campus. In 2021, 50% of undergrads at University of Dallas lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Dallas. There are 837 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,447 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 692 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.University of Dallas does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

University of Dallas Athletics

At University of Dallas there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Dallas:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is University of Dallas Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Dallas is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Dallas campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Dallas

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Dallas, take Highway 114 to Irving, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Dallas's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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University of Dallas Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

52%

In State

48%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

25%

6%

3%

3%

2%

2%

0.14%

Undergraduate Students

1,447

Graduate Students

1,042

Non-Resident / International Students

39

University of Dallas Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,489

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

54%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$46,602

Out-of-State

$46,602

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Application Deadline

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