The University of Texas at Dallas

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,192

3.02% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,254

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.44%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68%

12,686 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

26,793

77.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

67.5%

908 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 Accounting (255 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (242 degrees), and General Business (203 degrees).

In 2016, 7,010 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Dallas. 44.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,056 degrees), 1.78 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1154 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $11,192, which is $-14,664 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $11,192, which is $-14,664 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,254.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,192

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas was $11,192. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $-14,664 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$10,254

2016 Value

14.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 The University of Texas at Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,254. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of The University of Texas at Dallas grew by 14.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,966

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 $9,966 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.41% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Dallas received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.62% with respect to 2015, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.44%

2015 Default Rate

139

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Dallas was 4.44%, which represents 139 out of the 3128 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 12,686 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 12.9% annual growth. Out of those 12,686 applicants, 8,625 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68% acceptance rate.

There were 26,793 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2016, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Dallas has an overall enrollment yield of 37.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

8,625

Accepted Out of 12,686

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Dallas was 68% (8,625 admissions from 12,686 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 12.9%, while admissions grew by 24.8%.

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SAT Scores

73%

Submission Percentage

2,366

Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Dallas has a total enrollment of 26,793 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 20,856 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,937. This means that 77.8% 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 31% White, 21.6% Asian, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Black or African American, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (21.7%), followed by Asian Male (16.8%) and Asian Female (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (8.13%), followed by White Male (7.9%) and Asian Female (2.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 26,793 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 20,856 and the part-time enrollment is 5,937. This means that 77.8% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. 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

    8,299

  2. Asian

    5,798

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,633

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Dallas is 31% White, 21.6% Asian, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.98% Black or African American, 3.37% Two or More Races, 0.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.157% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 492 students (1.84%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 764 fewer women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at Dallas. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Texas at Dallas are white (2,056 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1154 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas is Accounting (255 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (242 degrees) and General Business (203 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 (1,378 degrees awarded), Engineering (904 degrees), and Biology (514 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 Miscellaneous managers (1,260,751 people), Accountants & auditors (1,126,117 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (890,942 people), Physicians & surgeons (505,613 people), and Financial managers (465,822 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,378 degrees awarded), Engineering (904 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), Business (2,330 degrees), and Physical Sciences (134 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,378 degrees awarded), Engineering (904 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), Business (2,330 degrees), and Physical Sciences (134 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 (1,274,621 people), Hospitals (895,273 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (816,955 people), Elementary & secondary schools (677,480 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (659,986 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,378 degrees awarded), Engineering (904 degrees), Biology (514 degrees), Business (2,330 degrees), and Physical Sciences (134 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. 255 degrees awarded

  2. 242 degrees awarded

  3. 203 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas was Accounting with 255 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,887

  2. 3,123

In 2016, 3,887 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Dallas, which is 1.24 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,123).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 535 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Dallas in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 2.97 times more than the 180 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 336 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Dallas in Accounting, which is 1.4 times more than the 240 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 51% 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, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% 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 (67.2%).

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, 1.87% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,056 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,154 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    667 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Dallas is white (2,056 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1154 degrees).

2.15% of degree recipients (151 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,176 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    880 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    578 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Dallas is white male (1,176 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (880 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $393M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.32M (1.61%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, The University of Texas at Dallas had a total expenditure of $574M. Of that $574M, they spent $264M on salaries and $574M on benefits.

The University of Texas at Dallas employs 321 Lecturers, 235 Professors, and 148 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Dallas are Male Professors (201), Male Lecturers(169), and Female Lecturers (152).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 435 employees, Management, with 381 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 272 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$393M

2015 Endowment

1.37%

growth from 2014

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at about $393M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Dallas grew 1.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $122M 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. $33.9M - Federal

  2. $9.75M - State

  3. $302k - Local

As of 2015, The University of Texas at Dallas received $33.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.75M from state grants and contracts, and $302k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$264M

Salary Expenditure

$574M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, The University of Texas at Dallas had a total expenditure of $574M. Of that $574M, they spent $264M on salaries and $574M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at The University of Texas at Dallas as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$264M

2015 Salaries

10%

growth from 2014

In 2015, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a median of $264M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($574M) and a 10% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.65% growth from 2013 and a 12.1% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$89.8M

Instructional Salaries

812

Number of Employees

In 2015, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a total of $89.8M to 812 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

321 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

435 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Lecturer with 321 employees; Professor with 235 employees; and Professor with 148 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Office and Administrative Support with 435 employees; Management with 381 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 272 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas was Male Professor with 201 employees, Male Lecturer with 169 employees, and Female Lecturer with 152 employees.

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

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