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Study at The University of Texas At Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, also known as UT Dallas or UTD, is a public research university in the University of Texas System. The main campus is located in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Texas, United States, just north of the Dallas city limits. It also operates a satellite location adjacent to the UT Southwestern campus in central Dallas. The main campus is spread across an area of 866 acres. UTD offers more than five different academic programs with various concentrations granting bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. UTD is a member of the NCAA Division III and the American Southwest Conference. It fields sports teams that participate in various sports such as men's and women's soccer, baseball, men's tennis, softball, men's basketball and volleyball. Their sports teams are nicknamed The Comets.

Profile of The University of Texas At DallasUT Dallas is in a small city, in Richardson, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at UT Dallas earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include business and management and computer science and engineering.

UT Dallas Selectivity

UT Dallas does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 540 to 670 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 580 and 690.

Some professors at UT Dallas are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

UT Dallas, in 2007, had 14, 556 students (11, 202 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Dorm living is common. Athletic teams at UT Dallas belong to the American Southwest Conference for major sports. UT Dallas Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 527business management, business, accounting, finance, MIS, international business
Liberal Arts754interdisciplinary studies, comparative literature, humanities, political science, history, economics, cartography, sociology, . . .
Computer Science and Engineering359computer and info science, software engineering, computer engineering
Science294biology, physics, geology, chemistry, biochemistry, biological and physical sciences, call and molecular biology, molecular biology, . . .
Engineering245electrical engineering, materials engineering
Therapy and Counselling215psychology, child psychology, cognitive science, psychobiology, communication disorders
Medical Support and Technology148audiology and speech pathology, audiology
Fine Arts80fine arts
Family and Social Work79public administration, public policy analysis
Art Studies58visual and performing arts
Security and Law Enforcement52criminology
Medical administration41health care administration
Mathematics36mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Education and Teaching7math teaching
Contact: UT DallasThe University of Texas At Dallas

800 West Campbell Rd

Richardson, TX 75080-3021

General Phone: (972) 883-2111


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