The University of Texas at Dallas

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,528

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,036

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.75%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76%

11,791 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

27,642

78.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

69.2%

1,218 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 Biological Sciences (261 degrees awarded), Accounting (247 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (219 degrees).

In 2017, 7,464 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at Dallas. 44.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 55.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,071 degrees), 1.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1296 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $11,528, which is $-14,972 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $11,528, which is $-14,972 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,036.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,528

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas was $11,528. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at Dallas is $-14,972 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$10,036

2017 Value

2.13%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Texas at Dallas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,036. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Texas at Dallas grew by 2.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,429

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 $10,429 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.65% 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

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Dallas received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.41% with respect to 2016, when 68% 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.

4.75%

2016 Default Rate

146

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at Dallas was 4.75%, which represents 146 out of the 3072 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 11,791 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.06% annual decline. Out of those 11,791 applicants, 8,965 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76% acceptance rate.

There were 27,642 students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2017, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at Dallas has an overall enrollment yield of 35.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

8,965

Accepted Out of 11,791

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at Dallas was 76% (8,965 admissions from 11,791 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.06%, while admissions grew by 3.94%.

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SAT Scores

73%

Submission Percentage

2,309

Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at Dallas in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at Dallas has a total enrollment of 27,642 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 21,666 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,976. This means that 78.4% 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 30.2% White, 23.3% Asian, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Black or African American, 3.36% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (21.2%), followed by Asian Male (17.2%) and Asian Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (8.95%), followed by White Female (8.1%) and Asian Male (3.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27,642 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at Dallas is 21,666 and the part-time enrollment is 5,976. This means that 78.4% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%

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 The University of Texas at Dallas was 88%. 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

    8,361

  2. Asian

    6,436

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,813

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at Dallas is 30.2% White, 23.3% Asian, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.87% Black or African American, 3.36% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% 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, 560 students (2.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 798 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 (2,071 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1296 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas is General Biological Sciences (261 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (247 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (219 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 (1,587 degrees awarded), Engineering (948 degrees), and Biology (578 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 Accountants & auditors (1,153,327 people), Other managers (1,074,006 people), Software developers (886,218 people), Physicians (491,672 people), and Financial managers (471,900 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,587 degrees awarded), Engineering (948 degrees), Biology (578 degrees), Business (2,357 degrees), and Physical Sciences (125 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,587 degrees awarded), Engineering (948 degrees), Biology (578 degrees), Business (2,357 degrees), and Physical Sciences (125 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 (1,294,790 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (880,339 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (872,191 people), Elementary & secondary schools (709,464 people), and Banking & related activities (614,182 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at Dallas are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,587 degrees awarded), Engineering (948 degrees), Biology (578 degrees), Business (2,357 degrees), and Physical Sciences (125 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. 261 degrees awarded

  2. 247 degrees awarded

  3. 219 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at Dallas was General Biological Sciences with 261 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,131

  2. 3,333

In 2017, 4,131 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 (3,333).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 529 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at Dallas in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.19 times more than the 166 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 375 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at Dallas in Accounting, which is 1.49 times more than the 252 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%

100% Completion Time

66%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 48% 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, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (84.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at Dallas is Female and Asian (84.7% 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, 0.575% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,071 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,296 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    759 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at Dallas is white (2,071 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1296 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (141 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,129 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    942 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    672 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at Dallas is white male (1,129 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (942 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at nearly $483M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $68.4M (14.2%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, The University of Texas at Dallas had a total salary expenditure of $670M. The University of Texas at Dallas employs 326 Lecturers, 253 Professors, and 148 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at Dallas are Male Professors (216), Male Lecturers(174), 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 443 employees, Management, with 401 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 279 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$483M

2017 Endowment

10.7%

growth from 2016

The University of Texas at Dallas has an endowment valued at about $483M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at Dallas grew 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $196M 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. $38.3M - Federal

  2. $11.8M - State

  3. $59.6k - Local

As of 2017, The University of Texas at Dallas received $38.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.8M from state grants and contracts, and $59.6k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$303M

2017 Salaries

8.04%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a median of $303M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($670M) and a 8.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.29% growth from 2015 and a 10% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$99.7M

Instructional Salaries

863

Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Texas at Dallas paid a total of $99.7M to 863 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% 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

Lecturer

Most Common Instructor

326 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

443 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Lecturer with 326 employees; Professor with 253 employees; and Professor with 148 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas were Office and Administrative Support with 443 employees; Management with 401 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 279 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at Dallas was Male Professor with 216 employees, Male Lecturer with 174 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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