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Colleges / University of North Texas at Dallas

About UNT Dallas

University of North Texas at Dallas is a public, state school in an urban setting in Dallas, Texas. UNT Dallas was founded in 2001 and now enrolls around 4,209 students a year, including 3,419 undergrads.

UNT Dallas offers housing for up to 116 students.

As of 2021, the total market value of UNT Dallas's endowment was $823,724 The institution spends around $4,792 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 17 undergraduate students for every full-time UNT Dallas professor.

2021 UNT Dallas Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 47%
Mean ACT score 19
In-State Tuition $4,220
Out-of-State $12,788

UNT Dallas Regular Decision Deadline 2022

UNT Dallas Early Admission

University of North Texas at Dallas does not offer early decision or early action.

UNT Dallas Acceptance Rate

UNT Dallas admitted 47% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 2,209 out of 4,718 total applicants were accepted. ### UNT Dallas Waitlist

UNT Dallas reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of North Texas at Dallas?

UNT Dallas is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to UNT Dallas, applicants must submit the following items.

UNT Dallas Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Portfolios, Resume
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

UNT Dallas Average GPA and Test Scores The mean ACT score for UNT Dallas students is 19.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to UNT Dallas.

UNT Dallas Waitlist 2021

UNT Dallas reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Does UNT Dallas Require Test Scores?

UNT Dallas does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 71% submitted the SAT. 27% submitted the ACT.

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Does UNT Dallas Have Dorms?

Yes! UNT Dallas provides on-campus housing for up to 116 students.

Welcome Week, Jaguar Welcome Convocation, and and Spring Fling Week are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at UNT Dallas.

Financial Aid at UNT Dallas

UNT Dallas meets 46% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,863 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is UNT Dallas a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UNT Dallas

About 70% of students who start at UNT Dallas return the next year.

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 Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $6,566 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UNT Dallas sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is UNT Dallas a good school for you?

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Where is University of North Texas at Dallas Located?

UNT Dallas is located in the urban setting of Dallas, Texas, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

If you want to see UNT Dallas for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 20, Highway 35, and Highway 45 to Dallas, 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 UNT Dallas and Dallas are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7300 University Hills Boulevard Dallas, TX 75241

Campus Setting: Urban

UNT Dallas Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 6

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNT Dallas is Aug 6.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNT Dallas is Jun 1.

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


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UNT Dallas ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UNT Dallas is 19. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into UNT Dallas. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UNT Dallas SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

460 - 530


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

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UNT Dallas Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UNT Dallas is like? There are approximately 4,209 students enrolled at UNT Dallas, including 3,419 undergraduate students and 790 graduate students. 71% percent of students attend school full-time.


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