About University of Texas at Dallas
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.
UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 136 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 six members of the National Academies are 550 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 2015, 33 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and 64 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.