University of North Texas

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,295
2.37% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,020
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.4%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
73.6%
21,724 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
39,336
74.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
53.2%
2,319 Graduates

About

University of North Texas is a higher education institution located in Denton County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of North Texas were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (805 degrees awarded), General Studies (697 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (374 degrees).

In 2019, 9,932 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Texas. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,940 degrees), 2.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2169 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,295, which is $−20,205 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,295, which is $−20,205 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,020.

In 2019, 48% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,295
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of North Texas was $8,295. The cost of tuition at University of North Texas is $−20,205 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,020
2019 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of North Texas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,020. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of North Texas grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,028
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Texas was of $9,028 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.37% 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

48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

48% of undergraduate students at University of North Texas received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.88% with respect to 2018, when 51% 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.
7.4%
2017 Default Rate
614
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Texas was 7.4%, which represents 614 out of the 8300 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

University of North Texas received 21,724 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 8.59% annual growth. Out of those 21,724 applicants, 15,992 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.6% acceptance rate.

There were 39,336 students enrolled at University of North Texas in 2019, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Texas has an overall enrollment yield of 35.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
15,992
Accepted Out of 21,724

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Texas was 73.6% (15,992 admissions from 21,724 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 71.1%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 8.59%, while admissions grew by 12.5%.

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SAT Scores

68%
Submission Percentage
3,852
Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Texas in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Texas has a total enrollment of 39,336 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 29,182 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,154. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at University of North Texas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of North Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.3% White, 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 6.56% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Texas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22%), followed by White Male (20%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.4%), followed by White Male (17.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.07%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 39,336 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 29,182 and the part-time enrollment is 10,154. This means that 74.2% of students enrolled at University of North Texas are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
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 University of North Texas was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of North Texas had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    17,032
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    9,521
  3. Black or African American
    4,966

The enrolled student population at University of North Texas is 43.3% White, 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 6.56% Asian, 4.72% Two or More Races, 0.28% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% 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 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, 371 students (0.943%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1488 more women than men received degrees from University of North Texas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of North Texas is white (4,940 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2169 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Texas is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (805 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (697 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (374 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of North Texas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (355 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (928 degrees), and English (375 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Elementary & middle school teachers (236,520 people), Other managers (209,234 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (185,747 people), Postsecondary teachers (166,719 people), and Secondary school teachers (165,156 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (355 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (928 degrees), English (375 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), and History (165 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 University of North Texas are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (355 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (928 degrees), English (375 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), and History (165 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 University of North Texas are Elementary & secondary schools (580,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (360,381 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (173,295 people), Legal services (160,315 people), and Computer Systems Design (159,463 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (355 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (928 degrees), English (375 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), and History (165 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 University of North Texas.
Most Common
  1. 805 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 697 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 374 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Texas was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 805 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

4,222
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
5,710
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 4,222 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas, which is 0.739 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,710).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 320 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas in General Studies, which is 0.849 times less than the 377 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 502 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Texas in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 1.57 times more than the 320 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 29% of students graduating from University of North Texas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (77.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Texas is Female and Two or More Races (77.4% 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, 0.216% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,940 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,169 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,004 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Texas is white (4,940 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2169 degrees).

0.826% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,848 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,092 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,302 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Texas is white female (2,848 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,092 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at nearly $194M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.9M (5.61%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of North Texas had a total salary expenditure of $841M. University of North Texas employs 324 Professors, 298 Lecturers, and 265 Associate professors. Most academics at University of North Texas are Male Professors (226), Female Lecturers(183), and Male Associate professors (153).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 528 employees, Management, with 498 employees, and Service with 399 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$194M
2019 Endowment
6.94%
growth from 2018

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at about $194M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Texas grew 6.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $117M lower 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. $24.6M - Federal
  2. $27.1M - State
  3. $341k - Local

As of 2019, University of North Texas received $24.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $27.1M from state grants and contracts, and $341k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$302M
2019 Salaries
5.66%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of North Texas paid a median of $302M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($841M) and a 5.66% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.14% growth from 2017 and a 2.29% growth from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$101M
Instructional Salaries
1,087
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of North Texas paid a total of $101M to 1,087 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
324 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
528 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Texas were Professor with 324 employees; Lecturer with 298 employees; and Lecturer with 265 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas were Office and Administrative Support with 528 employees; Management with 498 employees; and Service with 399 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Texas was Male Professor with 226 employees, Female Lecturer with 183 employees, and Male Associate professor with 153 employees.

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

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