What Your Tuition Makes Possible

Quality Faculty and Staff

Our faculty includes a Nobel laureate, members of the national academies and other prominent researchers.

State-of-the-Art Classrooms and Laboratories

UT Dallas provides research space for programs in biology, engineering, sound design, finance and more.

Enriching Research Programs

Poised to become a national research university, UT Dallas is home to a number of centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning.

Prominent Graduates

UT Dallas graduates not only have high acceptance rates to medical schools and other post-graduate programs, but they also go on to prominence in a variety of fields:

  • Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
  • Naveen Jindal, chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Limited and former member of India’s parliament.
  • Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Vilas Research Professor and Sir Frederick C. Bartlett Professor of Psychology at University of Wisconsin—Madison.
  • Paul Waddell, professor of city and regional planning at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Former Texas Rep. Jerry Madden.
  • Astronaut Dr. James F. Reilly, II.
  • James Von Ehr, II, founder and CEO of Zyvex Labs, LLC.
  • Former television news anchor Tracy Rowlett.
  • Sam Gilliland, former chairman and CEO of travel-industry giant Sabre Holdings and member of the President’s Management Advisory Board.

Scientific Breakthroughs

Researchers at UT Dallas have made significant contributions to various fields of study.

  • Mechanical engineering: Engineers create structures tougher than bulletproof vests.
  • Mechanical engineering and chemistry: UT Dallas team infuses polymer chemistry into ‘Minecraft’ modification.
  • Nanotechnology: Scientists stretch electrically conducting fibers to new lengths.
  • Criminology: Researchers show national football league players have lower total crime rate than general population.
  • Neuroscience: Vagus nerve stimulation shows progress in stroke patient recovery.
  • Neuroscience: Marijuana brain study offers new substance by including nicotine use.
  • Psychology: Research shows ‘friends’ often lead in teen cyber aggression.
  • Economics: Social responsibility promotes conservative risk behavior.
  • Concussions: Center for BrainHealth study focuses on athletes.
  • Tinnitus: Nerve stimulation proves effective in battle against tinnitus.
  • Nanotechnology: UT Dallas researchers create powerful artificial muscles.
  • Neuroscience: Researchers find early success in treatment for stroke recovery.