Founded in 1969, The University of Texas at Dallas has evolved into an internationally recognized "Tier One" research institution and became the first university in North Texas to achieve National Research University Fund status. An array of highly lauded business, engineering, and science programs have established UT Dallas’ reputation for interdisciplinary programs such as arts and technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and biomedical engineering. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine and The Princeton Review have ranked UT Dallas among their best values for public colleges nationally, and Times Higher Education consistently ranks UT Dallas among the top universities in the United States under 50 years of age. Our renowned faculty consists of more than 550 tenured and tenure-track members hailing from the world’s best colleges, including members of the National Academies of Engineering, Inventors, and Sciences. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 40 centers and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning.
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) is one of the nation’s largest urban areas, with shopping, entertainment venues, museums and art galleries, and places for outdoor running, biking, hiking, and skating. DFW’s low cost of living and thriving business enterprises set it ahead of other leading U.S. cities, and it is a nationally ranked hub of major career opportunities.