University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Texas, United States
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.

About

UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 133 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 500 tenured and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to numerous centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning.Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared to succeed in higher education: In 2013, 38 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and 71 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye toward building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.

Growth at UT Dallas is concentrated in targeted areas of excellence in science, technology, medicine, business and the arts. Total research expenditures in 2010 were over $85 million and the University has a strategic plan to increase that to $130 million by 2019. UT Dallas has over 1.7 million square feet of space dedicated to academic, classroom, and research purposes with more being built. In 2007, the University opened the $85 million, 192,000 square feet state-of-the-art Natural Science and Engineering Research Building (NSERL) followed in 2009 by a 400-bed dormitory, and expanded student dining hall. The Math, Science, Engineering Teaching and Learning Building for undergraduate programming opened in mid-2010.

Research

Growth at UT Dallas is concentrated in targeted areas of excellence in science, technology, medicine, business and the arts. Total research expenditures in 2010 were over $85 million and the University has a strategic plan to increase that to $130 million by 2019. UT Dallas has over 1.7 million square feet of space dedicated to academic, classroom, and research purposes with more being built. In 2007, the University opened the $85 million, 192,000 square feet state-of-the-art Natural Science and Engineering Research Building (NSERL) followed in 2009 by a 400-bed dormitory, and expanded student dining hall. The Math, Science, Engineering Teaching and Learning Building for undergraduate programming opened in mid-2010.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Services

  • Athletics
  • Behavior Assessment and Intervention Team
  • Career Center
  • Center for Students in Recovery
  • Child Care
  • Comet Center/Comet Card
  • Comet Spirit Programs
  • Dean of Students
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Freshman Year Experience
  • Homecoming
  • Housing
  • International Student Services
  • Living Learning Communities
  • Marketing
  • Meteor Theater
  • New Student Programs
  • Recreational Sports
  • Residential Camp & Conference Services
  • Residential Life
  • Room Reservation System
  • Student AccessAbility
  • Student Counseling Center
  • Student Government
  • Student Health Center
  • Student Health Insurance
  • Student Leadership Programs
  • Student Media
  • Student Organization Center
  • Student Transition Programs
  • Student Union
  • Student Volunteerism
  • Student Wellness Center
  • Student Union & Activities Advisory Board
  • Veteran Services Center
  • Welcome Week

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Dallas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

Richardson, Texas, United States

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