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Study at University of North Texas

The University of North Texas, or UNT, is a public university located in Denton, Texas, United States. It was established in 1890 by Joshua Chilton as the Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute. UNT is the flagship of the University of North Texas System. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Law
  • College of Music
  • College of Public Affairs and Community Service
  • College of Visual Arts and Design
  • School of Library and Information Sciences
  • School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
  • Toulouse School of Graduate Studies
UNT competes at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) level as a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Mean Green.

Profile of University of North TexasUniversity of North Texas is in a medium-sized city, in Denton, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at University of North Texas earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include music and liberal arts.

University of North Texas Selectivity

University of North Texas does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 490 to 600 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 500 and 600.

Some professors at University of North Texas are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

University of North Texas, in 2007, had 34, 710 students (28, 090 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at University of North Texas belong to the Sun Belt Conference for major sports. University of North Texas Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts2, 297interdisciplinary studies, library science, sociology, English, history, general studies, political science, international studies, . . .
Business and Management1, 131banking, marketing, accounting, business, fashion merchandising, sales and marketing, organizational behavior, business management, . . .
Education and Teaching501school Counselling, elementary/middle school admin, special ed, curriculum and instruction, instructional media design, secondary teaching, higher education administration, music teaching, . . .
Media367radio and television, journalism, advertising, public relations, broadcast journalism, photojournalism
Therapy and Counselling356psychology, behavioral sciences, clinical psychology, Counselling psychology, organizational psychology, educational psychology, experimental psychology, school psychology
Music265music performance, music, jazz, music theory and composition, music history and theory, musicology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy263health and physical education, rehabilitation, parks and recreation management, vocational Counselling
Security and Law Enforcement231criminal justice and safety
Science221biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, molecular biology, . . .
Family and Social Work219public administration, family studies, social work, community organization, child development, business and consumer science, family and consumer science, human services
Computer Science and Engineering198computer and info science, information science, computer engineering
Fine Arts109painting, art history and criticism, sculpture, ceramics, metal and jewelry, textile arts, fine arts
Medical Support and Technology95audiology and speech pathology, speech pathology, health service and sciences, clinical lab tech, audiology, cytotechnologist
Hospitality87hospitality management
Photography and Commercial Art78commercial art, photography, printmaking
Real Estate and Construction Management50real estate
Architecture and Planning42interior architecture, urban planning
Engineering Technician41electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, engineering technology, manufacturing tech, architectural engineering tech, construction engineering tech
Design35fashion design, design and visual communication
Drama and Performing Arts34drama, dance
Art Studies33art studies
Religion and Philosophy21philosophy
Engineering11materials science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental science
Medical administration5health care administration, health care facilities management
Science and Laboratory Technician0nuclear tech
office and Administration0general office occupations
Contact: University of North TexasUniversity of North Texas

Chestnut Ave.

Denton, TX 76203-1277

General Phone: (940) 565-2000


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