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UT Dallas - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas at Dallas

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UT Dallas Description:

Located in Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas is a public research university and member of the University of Texas System. UT Dallas has 125 academic programs offered through its seven schools. Many of the university's strongest and most popular programs are in business, the sciences, and applied sciences. UTD's admissions standards are among the highest of all public universities in Texas. In athletics, the UTD Comets compete in the NCAA Division III American Southwest Conference. They have had significant success in many sports including soccer and basketball.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 19,727 (12,029 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 56% Male / 44% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Scholarships for UT Dallas (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,666 (in-state); $25,084 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,050
  • Other Expenses: $3,450
  • Total Cost: $24,366 (in-state); $38,784 (out-of-state)

UT Dallas Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 87%
  • UT Dallas Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 80%
    • Loans: 33%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,643
    • Loans: $5,723

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business, Computer and Information Science, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 23%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 64%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

UT Dallas Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.utdallas.edu/dept/graddean/CAT2008/first40/1.Final_%20Mission.htm

"The University of Texas at Dallas serves the Metroplex and the State of Texas as a global leader in innovative, high quality science, engineering, and business education and research.

The University is committed to (1) producing engaged graduates, prepared for life, work, and leadership in a constantly changing world, (2) advancing excellent educational and research programs in the natural and social sciences, engineering and technology, management, and the liberal, creative, and practical arts, and (3) transforming ideas into actions that directly benefit the personal, economic, social, and cultural lives of the citizens of Texas."

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