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Colleges / University of North Texas at Dallas

University of North Texas at Dallas

Dallas, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate47%
Acceptance Rate47%

UNT Dallas Admissions

Check in with University of North Texas at Dallas's admissions department for more information on applying.

UNT Dallas Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of UNT Dallas's admissions stats.

UNT Dallas 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 24.5%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 71%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 27%
Waitlist No

University of North Texas at Dallas Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for University of North Texas at Dallas.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes August 1 ––

Want to Apply Early to UNT Dallas?

UNT Dallas does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on University of North Texas at Dallas Admissions

Transferring to University of North Texas at Dallas

For more information on transferring to University of North Texas at Dallas, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to UNT Dallas

UNT Dallas has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UNT Dallas Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at UNT Dallas

What does UNT Dallas consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with UNT Dallas for more information on admission factors.

UNT Dallas 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to UNT Dallas, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with UNT Dallas's admissions department to confirm all application materials and 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

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UNT Dallas?

UNT Dallas has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

Out of all students that were admitted, 98% submitted a class rank. At UNT Dallas 24.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 79.6% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At University of North Texas at Dallas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to UNT Dallas directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

UNT Dallas looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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.

In 2021, 71% of UNT Dallas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 27% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for UNT Dallas?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UNT Dallas students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UNT Dallas students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for UNT Dallas?

To be most competitive at UNT Dallas, you should strive to earn between 17 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UNT Dallas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UNT Dallas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to University of North Texas at Dallas

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is June 1.

Transfer students can enroll in UNT Dallas during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UNT Dallas Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UNT Dallas?

❌ Students who are admitted to UNT Dallas must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does UNT Dallas accept transfer credits?

✅ UNT Dallas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does UNT Dallas accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ UNT Dallas does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UNT Dallas?

✅ UNT Dallas is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UNT Dallas's acceptance rate?

✅ UNT Dallas has an acceptance rate of 47%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UNT Dallas?

❌ UNT Dallas does not offer early decision.

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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

UNT Dallas SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 530


Reading SAT Range

460 - 550

UNT Dallas GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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