University of North Texas Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

University of North Texas
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University of North Texas Description:

The University of North Texas is a large public university located in Denton, Texas. The university is made up of eleven colleges and schools, and high achieving students should check out the Honors College. The university frequently earns high marks for its value and the diversity of the student body. Students come from across the U.S. and 128 countries around the world. The College of Business is particularly popular among undergraduates, and the university is well regarded for its music and arts programs. In athletics, the North Texas Mean Green competes in the NCAA Division I Conference USA.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 38,145 (31,241 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,153 (in-state); $19,945 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,690
  • Other Expenses: $3,108
  • Total Cost: $22,951 (in-state); $32,743 (out-of-state)

University of North Texas Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 80%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 48%
    • Loans: 53%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,675
    • Loans: $5,606

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Banking, Biology, Business, Criminal Justice Studies, English, Fashion Merchandising, Health and Physical Education, History, Hospitality Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Journalism, Marketing, Psychology, Radio and Television, Sociology
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Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 26%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Swimming, Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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University of North Texas Mission Statement:

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"The University of North Texas is a recognized student-centered public research university where we harness the power of ideas through a culture of learning based on diverse viewpoints, interdisciplinary endeavors, creativity and disciplined excellence.

This is accomplished through a broad and balanced array of programs where well-prepared students and dedicated scholars and artists collaborate with our local and global communities in the creation, integration, application and dissemination of knowledge. In this way, UNT creates an enriched and sustainable future for our students, state, nation and world."