The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, Texas
4-year Public university


The University of Texas at Dallas is a public institution established in 1969 with suburban setting located at Richardson. It is ranked 115 in National Universities. It practices 4-1-4 based academic calendar.

#115 in National Universities
Location Richardson, Texas
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1969
Selectivity Very Low
Size Large
21,617 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $16,412
Outstate Tuition Fee $44,812
Room and Board Fees $12,142
$48,807 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


85% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.71 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Applicants are from English speaking countries.

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$15,978 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$13,016 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $61,326
45% Students with need received Financial Aid
14.3% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application April 12
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Academic Excellence Scholarships
Total Worth --
Eligibility First-time freshman applicants admitted to UT Dallas for the fall semester immediately following high school graduation
Minimum Criteria a minimum of 1310 on the SAT or a 28 on the ACT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program
Total Worth full ride scholarship and stipend package
Eligibility undergraduate students
Minimum Criteria students with records of outstanding academic achievement* and outstanding leadership and service who are committed to participating in the extracurricular, leadership
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship
Total Worth $1500-$5000 per year (full time) $500-$2000 per year (part time)
Details Must be a Texas resident at the time of admission ; Must have earned at least 30, but no more than 90, transferable semester credit hours. A minimum of six of those hours must have been completed after high school graduation; Proof of PTK membership is required and must be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid soon after applying for admission.
Anselme Thierry Bony Scholarship
Total Worth A minimum award of $1,000 per year
Details Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and have at least two semesters remaining prior to graduation.


21,617 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
56% Students graduate within 6 years