The mission of The University of Texas at Dallas is to provide Texas and the nation with the benefits of educational and research programs of the highest quality. These programs address the multi-dimensional needs of a dynamic modern society driven by the development, diffusion, understanding and management of advanced technology.
Within the context of this mission, the goals of the university are:
To provide able, ambitious students with a high-quality, cost-effective education that combines the nurturing environment of a liberal arts college with the intellectual rigor and depth of a major research university;
To discover new knowledge and create new art that enriches civilization-at-large and contributes significantly to economic and social progress;
To enhance the productivity of business and government with strategically designed, responsively executed programs of research, service and education.