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About University of North Texas (UNT)

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4 Years

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Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

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University of North Texas (UNT) is a public research institution that was established in the year 1890 as the Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute with just 70 students and is located in Denton, Texas, United States. In the 1940s, the college campus served as a military site during World War II.

Joshua C. Chilton is credited with the establishment of the institute as he set up the Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute with around 70 students. The Private College then became state-funded in the year 1901. Post the establishment of a library in 1913, more and more students started getting enrolled and four-year degrees were now up for grabs. The institute earned the status of a University in 1961 as it was renamed into North Texas State University. The institute did not become University of North Texas until 1988. By early 2000s, more than 30,000 students were enrolled at the University. This intstute has produced several notable students who later went on to find great acclaim in different fields such as music, sports, broadcast entertainment and media, and so on.

The main mission of UNT is to prepare a student for careers in a rapidly changing and competitive world. The student body of the university is very diverse and has students from all around the world with enrollment over 38,000 and the student-faculty ratio is 26:1. Meanwhile, acceptance rate at UNT is 71%.

UNT offers 53 online programs across various disciplines. UNT majors include Anthropology, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, Fine Arts, Information Technology, Psychology, Information Systems and many more.

University of North Texas is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

University of North Texas is a public university located in Denton, TX. University of North Texas covers an area of 1,200 acres. It was in 1890 when the University of North Texas was founded. University of North Texas is recognised by its official colors, green, white and black. Out of total 40,796 (Fall 2020) students enrolled at UNT, 32,159 belong to undergraduate courses while 7,177 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 1,063 full-time 145 part-time 10 modified services 382 teaching fellows 548 teaching assistants faculty. Around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. Notably, University of North Texas is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At UNT around 42% are white, 26% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 14% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 86% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Norah Jones, Phil McGraw, Pat Boone, and Don Henley in its 130 years of existence. University of North Texas's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I FBS– Conference USA. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, UNT offers around 318 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication), ALA (American Library Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). University of North Texas has around $210 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact


1501 W.Chestnut Ave.


Email: N/A
Phone: 9405652000
Fax: 9405652408
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It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed University of North Texas at the 507th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1060 - 1260

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee




High School GPA


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The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $75, as part of the admission process at UNT. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1060-1250 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of North Texas is 24. However, those getting an ACT score less than 21 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277. They can also call them at (940) 565-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UNT are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $30,297. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


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Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

719 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

617 Graduates

Biology, General

351 Graduates

Psychology, General

316 Graduates


289 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

259 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

232 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

231 Graduates


210 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

192 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

190 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

185 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

178 Graduates


174 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

172 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

154 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

154 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

124 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

123 Graduates


120 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

112 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

111 Graduates

Political Science and Government

100 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

95 Graduates

Social Work

78 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

77 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

76 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

72 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

70 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

65 Graduates

International/Global Studies

63 Graduates


62 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

60 Graduates


60 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

58 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

57 Graduates


56 Graduates

Homeland Security

53 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

52 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

50 Graduates


42 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

37 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

37 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

37 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

36 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

35 Graduates

Computer Engineering

35 Graduates


33 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

31 Graduates

Interior Architecture

30 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

26 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

25 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

24 Graduates

Air Transportation

24 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

23 Graduates


23 Graduates


20 Graduates


17 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

16 Graduates

Real Estate

16 Graduates

Materials Engineering

15 Graduates

Public Health

10 Graduates


9 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

8 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

8 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates


1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




44% White

1% Unknown

13% Black

26% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,891 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

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Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Conference USA

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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


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The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,610 per year. University of North Texas offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 47% male and 53% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$166 - 274

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UNT to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at University of North Texas is around $5,531 and the federal grant is $5,213. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,171, while the institutional aid is $5,531. At UNT, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,897,051 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $7,878,293.

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