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IPEDS ID: 227216
OPE ID: 00359400
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University of North Texas
1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277
General information:  (940) 565-2000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  36,486 (29,758 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  23 to 1
Net Price
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
Athletic Graduation
Mission Statement
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty1,171389
Research and public service697
Total graduate assistants-1,028
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,050$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$6,892$7,150$7,355$7,7605.5%
Off Campus
Room and board-$6,886$7,086$7,3764.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$18,827$19,523$20,232$21,2385.0%
Off Campus$9,039$20,481$21,229$22,1204.2%
Off Campus with Family$9,039$13,265$13,803$14,4044.4%
On Campus$26,339$27,947$28,728$29,9264.2%
Off Campus$16,551$28,905$29,725$30,8083.6%
Off Campus with Family$16,551$21,689$22,299$23,0923.6%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
In-state tuition$5,450
In-state fees$1,715
Out-of-state tuition$11,966
Out-of-state fees$1,715
  • The tuition and fees represent costs for undergraduate students who select the Traditional Tuition Plan. Students on the Traditional Plan will pay an increase in tuition each year. Undergraduates who are Texas residents may opt for the Eagle Express Plan. Eagle Express is a fixed rate tuition plan and is available for 4 years. The rate for the first year is 6.1% more than the Traditional Plan that is locked in for 4 years. Students may receive a reduced tuition rate in their last semester.
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Undergraduate students at UNT have the choice between two tuition plans: the Eagle Express Tuition Plan & the Traditional Tuition Plan. The Eagle Express Tuition Plan lets students lock in their total academic costs and save up to $4,000 when they graduate in 4 years. Students must meet Texas residency requirements and be seeking a bachelor's degree to be eligible for this plan. Students choosing not to opt in to the Eagle Express plan, will be enrolled in the traditional tuition plan.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid13,73483%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,52556%$27,356,114$10,834
Federal grants1,81540%$8,228,588$4,534
Pell grants1,81540%$8,160,088$4,496
Other federal grants712%$68,500$965
State/local government grant or scholarships2,33052%$9,486,566$4,071
Institutional grants or scholarships2,43454%$9,640,960$3,961
Student loan aid2,39253%$13,898,476$5,810
Federal student loans2,29651%$12,205,757$5,316
Other student loans1954%$1,692,719$8,681
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid115,62150%$104,987,559$6,721
Pell grants11,54537%$46,844,497$4,058
Federal student loans16,44953%$106,818,381$6,494
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$10,345$10,773$10,827
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$1,428$2,551$1,875
$30,001 – $48,000$3,589$4,557$4,086
$48,001 – $75,000$11,450$11,797$11,976
$75,001 – $110,000$16,072$16,052$16,597
$110,001 and more$17,212$17,103$17,778
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment36,486
Undergraduate enrollment29,758
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment4,002
Graduate enrollment6,728
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 80%
Part-time: 20%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 48%
Female: 52%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 12%
Hispanic/Latino: 21%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 49%
Two or more races: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 76%
25 and over: 24%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 93%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 4%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 45%
Part-time: 55%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 27%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 69%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 25%
Enrolled in some distance education: 10%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 65%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $75
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants16,8427,6649,178
Percent admitted65%64%67%
Percent admitted who enrolled40%44%38%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading490600
SAT Math500610
ACT Composite2126
ACT English1925
ACT Math2026
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 78%
Part-time students: 65%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 51 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 50%
Transfer-out rate: 30%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 22%
6-year: 48%
8-year: 52%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 26%
6-year: 50%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 45%
Female: 54%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 25%
Asian: 53%
Black or African American: 47%
Hispanic/Latino: 47%
White: 51%
Two or more races: 57%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 67%
Non-resident alien: 56%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Interior Architecture28----
Category total28----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-40--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General206106--
Molecular Biology-11--
Category total2501511--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-160d5-9
Business/Commerce, General100-0--
Business/Managerial Economics27----
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce0----
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies46----
Fashion Merchandising105d----
Finance, General99212--
Financial Planning and Services0----
Hospitality Administration/Management, General20614d--2d
Human Resources Development-7d4-0
Labor and Industrial Relations-0---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management62----
Management Information Systems, General9763--
Management Science-02--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General136-3--
Merchandising and Buying Operations-23--1
Operations Management and Supervision27----
Organizational Behavior Studies44----
Real Estate190---
Retail Management31----
Special Products Marketing Operations19----
Category total1,266d334d21-14d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism22----
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia----1
Public Relations/Image Management----1
Radio and Television18114---
Category total35042--2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General635614-0
Information Science/Studies986d12-21d
Information Technology21----
Category total93142d26-21d
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching----3d
Art Teacher Education-94-6
Computer Teacher Education--10d--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-6010-0
Curriculum and Instruction-2414--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-34--
Education, General-2---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-33d14--
Educational Statistics and Research Methods--5--
Educational/Instructional Technology-29---
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship-8---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-1611-1
Music Teacher Education-41--
Reading Teacher Education-11-0
Secondary Education and Teaching-28d--3d
Special Education and Teaching, General-42d8-25d
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-6--11
Category total-265d82d-49d
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering00---
Computer Engineering, General2411---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4430---
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0----
Materials Engineering8139--
Mechanical Engineering7317--0
Category total149719-0
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician12----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician3----
Engineering Technology, General-18---
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0----
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician31----
Category total4618---
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-6---
English Language and Literature, General20284--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing114--1
Rhetoric and Composition8613---
Category total299314-1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development0----
Human Development and Family Studies, General761--0
Category total761--0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature179---
German Language and Literature6----
Spanish Language and Literature905---
Category total13219---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist87----
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist7----
Long Term Care Administration/Management-9d---
Public Health Education and Promotion26----
Rehabilitation Science87----
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-27---
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-45d--2
Category total20781d7-2
History, General153234--
Category total153234--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies2089--1
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management57----
Category total2659--1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies325----
Category total325----
Library Science
Library and Information Science-265d--63d
Category total-265d--63d
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General6063--
Category total6063--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences----59
International/Global Studies1230---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other693d9---
Category total817d96-83d
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-63--
Category total-63--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science24113---
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General3917--4
Category total28030--4
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies3----
Category total3632-0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General411113--
Optics/Optical Sciences--0--
Physics, General939--
Category total501422--
Applied Behavior Analysis4711---
Clinical Psychology-014--
Counseling Psychology-16--
Educational Psychology-11d0--
Experimental Psychology-01--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--0--
Psychology, General29814---
School Psychology-0---
Category total34537d21--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy----0
Human Services, General0----
Public Administration-414--
Social Work75----
Category total75414-0
Science Technologies/Technicians
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician0----
Category total0----
Social Sciences
Economics, General4015--0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography----7
Political Science and Government, General9363--
Social Sciences, General52----
Category total44067d12-7
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General28----
Category total28----
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation192---
Art/Art Studies, General82----
Dance, General13----
Design and Visual Communications, General355---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General380---
Fashion/Apparel Design27----
Fine/Studio Arts, General14715---
Jazz/Jazz Studies3320---
Music History, Literature, and Theory0----
Music Performance, General32553703
Music Theory and Composition613--
Music, General11330-0
Musical Theatre0----
Musicology and Ethnomusicology-30--
Category total5451044003
Grand total6,3151,6332770250
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 1017
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 96
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 62
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 10
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $7,064
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $4,667
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $3,118
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $6,334
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined6781
Swimming and Diving33
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1925 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs12/5/1978 -  Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs12/5/1978 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs7/29/1976 - 8/1/2003Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs7/29/1976 -  Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology8/1/2003 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language4/1/2000 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)7/1/2007 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1939 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools9/1/1961 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession002
Drug law violations76114111
Liquor law violations43100124
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations968
Liquor law violations31123
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible247
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault176
Motor vehicle theft342
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible226
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate7.6%10.0%11.8%
Number in default652783814
Number in repayment8,5717,8086,856
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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