Fast Facts

Fast Facts

More than four decades ago, UT Dallas began as a collection of research stations in a North Texas cotton field. Founded at the dawn of the Information Age, the University is poised to become the national research university our founders envisioned.

Top 50 MBA Program: The Naveen Jindal School of Management's MBA program was among the nation’s top 50 in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2014 ranking of best business schools. U.S. News and World Report rated the school’s online graduate business programs 4th and its online MBA program 9th in the U.S.

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences’ Callier Center has two programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report — graduate audiology ranked No. 3 and graduate speech-language pathology ranked No. 11.

Top-Ranked EPPS Programs: Graduate programs offered through the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences are ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Graduate program rankings include criminology (27th) and political science (76th).

Growth in Engineering and Computer Science: The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science had the fastest-growing graduate degree programs at UT Dallas in 2014, with enrollment rising 23.4 percent from the levels of the year before. The school also offered five of the University's 10 most popular majors among freshmen enrolling in 2015: Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering.

World rank: The University of Texas at Dallas was ranked 16th in the 2015 Times Higher Education magazine list of the world’s most outstanding young universities.

UT Dallas has 90,796 alumni who have earned 100,701 degrees from the University.

Recruiting: Of the 21 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, 18 recruit UT Dallas students.

Employment: As reported to the UT Dallas Career Center, 86 percent of the graduating class of 2014 secured employment or had elected to continue their education.

Student/Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1 21 to 1

National Merit Scholars: 332

Student Life: 301 more than 300 student organizations

Athletics: More than 300 students
compete on 13 intercollegiate teams

The University is packed with brainpower, ranking No. 25 in Business Insider’s list of smartest public colleges in the U.S.

Top Majors

• For Undergraduate Students: Biology, Computer Science, Arts & Technology, Accounting, Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Finance

• For Graduate Students: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology & Management, Accounting, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain Management

Academic Programs: 137 in 8 Schools:

Financial Aid: About 76 71 percent of undergraduates receive assistance in paying for their education through need-based aid, merit scholarships and other financial aid.

Value: UT Dallas was ranked 33rd in the top 100 "Best Value" public colleges in the United States, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance in 2016.

Debt and Diversity: UT Dallas was named one of the top 25 universities in the country for student ethnic diversity and low student debt by U.S. News & World Report.