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Fast Facts

Four decades ago, UT Dallas began as a collection of research stations in a North Texas cotton field. Founded at the dawn of the Information Age, the University is poised to become the national research university our founders envisioned.

Top 50 MBA Program: The Naveen Jindal School of Management's MBA program was among the nation’s top 50 in U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 ranking of graduate schools. The magazine rated the school’s online MBA programs 4th in the U.S.

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences’ Callier Center has two programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report — graduate audiology ranked No. 3 and graduate speech-language pathology ranked No. 11.

Top-Ranked EPPS Programs: Graduate programs offered through the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences are ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Graduate program rankings include criminology (27th) and political science (76th).

Growth in Engineering and Computer Science: The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science had the fastest-growing graduate degree programs at UT Dallas in 2014, with enrollment rising 23.4 percent from the levels of the year before. The school also offered five of the University's 10 most popular majors among freshmen enrolling in 2014: Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

World rank: The University of Texas at Dallas was ranked 15th in the 2014 Times Higher Education magazine list of the world’s most outstanding young universities.

UT Dallas has 85,173 alumni who have earned more than 94,322 degrees from the University.

Recruiting: Of the 20 Most Profitable Companies as reported online by Fortune 500, 14 recruit UT Dallas students.

Employment: As reported to the UT Dallas Career Center, 84 percent of the graduating class of 2013 secured employment or had elected to continue their education.

Student/Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1 22 to 1

National Merit Scholars: 285

Student Life: 262 262 student organizations

Housing: 21% of students live on campus

About 70 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 25 percent of their high school classes.

Top Majors

• For Undergraduate Students: Biology, Computer Science, Accounting, Arts & Technology, Business Administration, Neuroscience, Psychology

• For Graduate Students: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology & Management, Electrical Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain Management

Academic Programs: 133 in 7 Schools:

Financial Aid: About 74 74 percent of undergraduates receive assistance in paying for their education through need-based aid, merit scholarships and other financial aid.

Value: UT Dallas was ranked 34th in the top 100 "Best Value" public colleges in the United States, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance in 2015. UT Dallas earned recognition in 2014 as one of the best values among the nation's public colleges by The Princeton Review.