University of North Texas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,103

5.4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,053

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.41%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

72.4%

18,650 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

38,276

74.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.3%

2,121 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 (719 degrees awarded), General Studies (617 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (351 degrees).

In 2017, 9,211 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Texas. 56.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,524 degrees), 2.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1758 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,103, which is $-18,397 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,103, which is $-18,397 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,053.

In 2017, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,103

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of North Texas was $8,103. The cost of tuition at University of North Texas is $-18,397 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,053

2017 Value

15.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of North Texas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,053. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of North Texas grew by 15.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,325

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Texas was of $8,325 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 5.9% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at University of North Texas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 46% 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.

7.41%

2016 Default Rate

604

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Texas was 7.41%, which represents 604 out of the 8147 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 18,650 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 10.8% annual growth. Out of those 18,650 applicants, 13,504 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.4% acceptance rate.

There were 38,276 students enrolled at University of North Texas in 2017, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Texas has an overall enrollment yield of 37%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

13,504

Accepted Out of 18,650

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Texas was 72.4% (13,504 admissions from 18,650 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 10.8%, while admissions grew by 11.8%.

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SAT Scores

65%

Submission Percentage

3,224

Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Texas in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Texas has a total enrollment of 38,276 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 28,602 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,674. This means that 74.7% 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 45.8% White, 22.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 6.2% Two or More Races, 5.65% Asian, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Texas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (23.2%), followed by White Male (21.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (24.4%), followed by White Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.08%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38,276 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 28,602 and the part-time enrollment is 9,674. This means that 74.7% of students enrolled at University of North Texas are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 78%. 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

    17,519

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8,586

  3. Black or African American

    4,592

The enrolled student population at University of North Texas is 45.8% White, 22.4% Hispanic or Latino, 12% Black or African American, 6.2% Two or More Races, 5.65% Asian, 0.295% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 369 students (0.964%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1215 more women than men received degrees from University of North Texas. The majority of degree recipients at University of North Texas are white (4,524 degrees awarded). There were 2.57 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1758 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Texas is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (719 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (617 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (351 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 (259 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (844 degrees), and English (329 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 (299,874 people), Other managers (168,652 people), Postsecondary teachers (139,674 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (94,507 people), and Graphic designers (94,289 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (259 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (844 degrees), English (329 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (356 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (675 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (259 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (844 degrees), English (329 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (356 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (675 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 (534,160 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (303,215 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (212,340 people), Computer Systems Design (140,971 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (99,212 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (259 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (844 degrees), English (329 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (356 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (675 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. 719 degrees awarded

  2. 617 degrees awarded

  3. 351 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Texas was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 719 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,998

  2. 5,213

In 2017, 3,998 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas, which is 0.767 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,213).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 303 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas in General Studies, which is 0.965 times less than the 314 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 458 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Texas in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 1.6 times more than the 287 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 27% 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, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 (76.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Texas is Female and Two or More Races (76.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.0943% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,524 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,758 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    905 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Texas is white (4,524 degrees awarded). There were 2.57 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1758 degrees).

0.695% of degree recipients (64 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,510 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,014 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,073 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Texas is white female (2,510 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,014 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at nearly $153M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.9M (11.1%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of North Texas had a total salary expenditure of $688M. University of North Texas employs 325 Professors, 288 Associate professors, and 263 Lecturers. Most academics at University of North Texas are Male Professors (239), Male Associate professors(173), and Female Lecturers (156).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 509 employees, Management, with 456 employees, and Service with 355 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$153M

2017 Endowment

14.6%

growth from 2016

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at about $153M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Texas grew 14.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $134M 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. $21.9M - Federal

  2. $28.4M - State

  3. $1.14M - Local

As of 2017, University of North Texas received $21.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $28.4M from state grants and contracts, and $1.14M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$270M

2017 Salaries

2.29%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of North Texas paid a median of $270M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($688M) and a 2.29% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.08% growth from 2015 and a 1.85% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$104M

Instructional Salaries

1,054

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of North Texas paid a total of $104M to 1,054 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

325 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

509 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Texas were Professor with 325 employees; Associate professor with 288 employees; and Associate professor with 263 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas were Office and Administrative Support with 509 employees; Management with 456 employees; and Service with 355 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Texas was Male Professor with 239 employees, Male Associate professor with 173 employees, and Female Lecturer with 156 employees.

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

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