800 West Camphbell Road, HH 10, Richardson, TX 75083-0688 972-883-2270
About University of Texas-Dallas
  • Year of Foundation 1969
  • Size of Campus 500 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,412
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45% 55% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $10,744 In state, $25,866 Out of state
  • Room and Board $8,210
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 9,634
The University of Texas at Dallas (also referred to as UT Dallas or UTD) is a public research university in the University of Texas System. The main campus is in the heart of the Richardson, Texas, Telecom Corridor, 18 miles (29 km) north of downtown Dallas. The institution, established in 1961 as the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest and later renamed the Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS), began as a research arm of Texas Instruments. In 1969 the founders bequeathed SCAS to the State of Texas and Governor Preston Smith signed the bill officially creating the University of Texas at Dallas.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Please visit http: //www. utdallas. edu/student/union/csi/, for a current list of all registered student organizations.
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Please visit http: //www. utdallas. edu/student/union/csi/, for a current list of all registered student organizations.
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sounds of Class, Homecoming, Holiday Sing, Green Lecture Series, Divison III Athletics
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Golden Key International Honour Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon National Economics Honor Society, Psi Chi, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Number of sororities 5
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas/Ft. Worth (23), Dallas - Love Field (19)
  • Distance to nearest train Dallas, TX (18)
  • Distance to nearest bus Richardson, TX (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students other housing options (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 55
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 21%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 21,542
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 700
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, other
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 947,305
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 75
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 28,554
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Special adaptive technology computer for disabled patrons equiped with ZoomText Extra Level 2, Jaws for Windows, Optelec Clear View 700, Kurzweil 100, Braille Blazer printer and Duxbury for Windows.
  • Number Of Microforms 2,731,833
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 270,420
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,052
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Texas)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Texas at Arlington)
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Raytheon, Texas Instruments, Dallas Independent School District, UT Dallas, Amdocs Consulting, Plano Independent School District, J. C. Penny, IBM, KPMG, New York Life, Self-employed
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 53%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis