The University of Texas at Dallas

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,442
3.13% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,455
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.91%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
78.6%
14,327 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
29,543
80.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
72.3%
1,101 Graduates

About

The University of Texas at Dallas is a higher education institution located in Dallas County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas at Dallas were General Computer & Information Sciences (384 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (284 degrees), and Accounting (279 degrees).

In 2019, 8,136 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Dallas. 45.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,333 degrees), 1.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1654 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $13,442, which is $−15,058 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $13,442, which is $−15,058 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,455.

In 2019, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,442
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas was $13,442. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $−15,058 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$10,455
2019 Value
4.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The University of Texas at Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,455. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The University of Texas at Dallas grew by 4.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,288
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Texas at Dallas was of $11,288 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.11% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Dallas received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.52% with respect to 2018, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.91%
2017 Default Rate
156
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Dallas was 4.91%, which represents 156 out of the 3178 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Texas at Dallas received 14,327 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 6.52% annual decline. Out of those 14,327 applicants, 11,260 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.6% acceptance rate.

There were 29,543 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2019, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Dallas has an overall enrollment yield of 36.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
11,260
Accepted Out of 14,327

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Dallas was 78.6% (11,260 admissions from 14,327 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 69.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −6.52%, while admissions grew by 6.14%.

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SAT Scores

85%
Submission Percentage
3,478
Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Dallas has a total enrollment of 29,543 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 23,709 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,834. This means that 80.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 28.2% White, 27.7% Asian, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.74% Black or African American, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.118% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (19.3%), followed by White Male (18.3%) and Asian Female (17.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (9.83%), followed by White Male (9.07%) and Asian Female (4.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 29,543 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 23,709 and the part-time enrollment is 5,834. This means that 80.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas at Dallas was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), The University of Texas at Dallas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    8,317
  2. Asian
    8,195
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4,247

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Dallas is 28.2% White, 27.7% Asian, 14.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.74% Black or African American, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.118% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 778 students (2.63%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 738 fewer women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at Dallas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas at Dallas is white (2,333 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1654 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas is General Computer & Information Sciences (384 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (284 degrees) and Accounting (279 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas at Dallas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,486 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,023 degrees), and Math & Statistics (252 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Other managers (1,113,132 people), Software developers (1,096,312 people), Accountants & auditors (1,032,626 people), Financial managers (538,595 people), and Chief executives & legislators (530,556 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,486 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,023 degrees), Math & Statistics (252 degrees), Biology (594 degrees), and Business (2,639 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,486 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,023 degrees), Math & Statistics (252 degrees), Biology (594 degrees), and Business (2,639 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer Systems Design (1,460,219 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (831,680 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (788,949 people), Elementary & secondary schools (761,602 people), and Construction (666,985 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,486 degrees awarded), Engineering (1,023 degrees), Math & Statistics (252 degrees), Biology (594 degrees), and Business (2,639 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Texas at Dallas.
Most Common
  1. 384 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 284 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 279 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas was General Computer & Information Sciences with 384 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,437
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
3,699
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,437 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Dallas, which is 1.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,699).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 601 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Dallas in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.9 times more than the 207 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 355 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Dallas in Accounting, which is 1.42 times more than the 250 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 52% of students graduating from The University of Texas at Dallas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Dallas is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.36% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,333 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,654 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    927 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Dallas is white (2,333 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1654 degrees).

1.99% of degree recipients (162 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    1,359 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    974 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    832 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Dallas is white male (1,359 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (974 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $558M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $59.8M (10.7%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, The University of Texas at Dallas had a total salary expenditure of $738M. The University of Texas at Dallas employs 366 Lecturers, 258 Professors, and 152 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Dallas are Male Professors (214), Male Lecturers(198), and Female Lecturers (168).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 465 employees, Management, with 454 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 378 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$558M
2019 Endowment
5.1%
growth from 2018

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at about $558M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Dallas grew 5.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $247M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $50.9M - Federal
  2. $15.2M - State
  3. $2.36k - Local

As of 2019, The University of Texas at Dallas received $50.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.2M from state grants and contracts, and $2.36k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$325M
2019 Salaries
2.73%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a median of $325M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($738M) and a 2.73% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.43% growth from 2017 and a 8.04% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$104M
Instructional Salaries
898
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a total of $104M to 898 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
366 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
465 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Lecturer with 366 employees; Professor with 258 employees; and Professor with 152 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Office and Administrative Support with 465 employees; Management with 454 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 378 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas was Male Professor with 214 employees, Male Lecturer with 198 employees, and Female Lecturer with 168 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas at Dallas.

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