Office of Admission and Enrollment Services
Contact Us
  • The University of Texas at Dallas Office of Admissions Student Services Bldg 1.300 800 W Campbell Rd Richardson TX 75080-3021
  • 972-883-2270
Comet Connection

Lock in your tuition - Guaranteed!

As a Comet Connection member, you can lock in your tuition rate for five years from the time of your signed Comet Connection agreement. Tuition is charged at an hourly rate up to 15 hours for Texas residents. Any hours you take beyond 15 incur no further charge for tuition. For more information, go to UT Dallas' Guaranteed Tuition Plan website.


Tuition Lock Enrollment Date
Fixed Tuition Rate
Final Semester of 
Fixed Tuition Rate
July 1 - December 31, 2015Fall 2015Summer 2020
January 1 - June 30, 2016Fall 2015Summer 2020
July 1 - December 31, 2016Fall 2016Summer 2021


Admission Criteria

UT Dallas welcomes applications for admission from transfer students for the fall, spring and summer semesters. Classifications for admission, which are based on transferable semester credit hours (SCH), determine the admission criteria.

Assured Admission

Applicants are eligible for assured transfer admission if they fall into one of the following criteria:

42+ transferable credit hours
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • No more than 90 attempted hours
Comet Connection member and a completed AA/AS/AAT
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
Qualify for admission under Section 51.8035 of the Texas Education Code
  • Please see the catalog for more information. To take advantage of this option, the applicant must submit to UT Dallas, by the application deadline, information that “expressly and clearly” claims entitlement of admission under this section.

Reviewed Admission

  • Transfer applicants with 1-29 transferable credit hours (post high school work) or who have less than a cumulative GPA of 2.5 will be reviewed for admission.

  • Applicants are required to submit all post-secondary academic course work and be in good standing at the last college or university attended. Additionally, applicants may be required to submit the following documents:

    • High school transcript
    • SAT/ACT scores
    • Essay explaining their educational history