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Academic Programs: 133 academic programs across seven schools
Top Schools and Programs: U.S. News & World Report (2011) ranked the School of Management's Full-Time MBA program 20th among public universities, with both taking spots in the top 40 among all U.S. programs.
The School of Brain and Behavioral Science's Callier Center has two programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report—graduate audiology ranked No. 4 and graduate speech—pathology ranked No. 12.
The Princeton Review, in conjunction with GamePro magazine, cited UT Dallas as one of the top 10 graduate programs for video game design. Game design is part of the University's innovative arts and technology offerings in the School of Arts and Humanities.
Four graduate programs offered through the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, are ranked by U.S. News & World Report. City management and urban policy shared a ranking of 19th in the nation with Columbia University, Harvard, the University of Georgia and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Graduate programs in criminology (27th), public affairs (57th) and political science (72nd) also placed among the top in the country.
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science launched the first accredited telecommunications engineering degree in the United States, and is one of only a handful of institutions offering a software engineering degree.
Higher Percentage: UT Dallas confers a higher percentage of science, engineering and business degrees (84%) than all other Texas public doctoral-granting institutions (55%).
Student Success: Our pre-med students are admitted to medical schools at a rate of 65%, against a national admission rate of 45%. In addition, 86% of students advised through the Pre-Law Advising and Resource Center were admitted to one or more law schools.
Average Class Rank: Nearly 39% of freshmen ranked in the top 10% of their high school class; 75% in the top 25%
Financial Aid: Almost 81% of UT Dallas undergraduates receive assistance in paying for their education through need-based aid, merit scholarships, and other financial aid.
Housing: 23% of undergraduate students live in University housing
Student Life: More than 160 student organizations
Student/Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Comet Athletics: With nine conference titles since 2002, the Comets are powerhouse contenders in the NCAA Division III American Southwest Conference. UT Dallas fields 13 intercollegiate teams with more than 250 student athletes.
Alumni: UT Dallas has 70,427 alumni who have earned more than 77,424 degrees from the University.
Constantly Improving: Through its LEAN Initiative, UT Dallas has saved 10,000 sheets of paper by automating budget preparation, trimmed more than 1,000 manpower hours with improved bank reconciliation, and increased efficiency by storing more than 100,000 documents electronically.
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science undergraduate programs are ranked 60th by U.S. News & World Report among the nation's public schools of engineering, while its graduate programs rank 41st nationally among public schools of engineering.
Value: Ranked among the top 100 “Best Value” public colleges in the United States according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance.
Of the 20 Most Profitable Companies as reported online by Fortune 500, 15 recruit UT Dallas students.
As reported to the UT Dallas Career Center, 88.4% of the graduating class of 2011 secured employment or were continuing education.