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University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, TX

U Texas at Dallas, founded in 1969, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 455-acre campus is located in Richardson, 17 miles north of the center of Dallas.

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students17,350
   Women7,434 (42.8%)
   Men9,916 (57.2%)
Graduate Students9,443


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate68% of 12,686 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineMay 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math649 average
590-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading612 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing588 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $27,550
Out-of-state: $49,042
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,162
Out-of-state: $33,654
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met69%
Average Freshman Award$13,429
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 20% of classes
50-99 students: 17% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes


Richardson Population103,297
Nearest Metropolitan AreaDallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 60% of freshmen, 27% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
30.6% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
37.0% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students3.7% from 76 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.60 4.10 658 637 27
Low 2.79 3.03 450 400 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 33
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