Achievements

UT Dallas ranked first in Texas, third in the nation and 16th in the world out of 100 schools named to the Times Higher Education magazine list of the most outstanding young universities. The University has been among the top 20 in the world for three consecutive years. The "100 Under 50" list selects the best universities that have existed for less than half a century, using 13 performance indicators that emphasize research, knowledge transfer, innovation, teaching, diversity and international collaborations.

UT Dallas students carry less debt than most students in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. Class of 2014 data shows that 52 percent of undergraduates graduated without any debt. Among those who did borrow, the average debt at graduation was $19,884, placing the University among the 25 institutions with the lowest average student debt. The national average is $28,077.

UT Dallas has one of the top 25 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student populations in the country, as determined by U.S. News & World Report's survey of higher education institutions. The report measured the proportion of minority students and the general combination of ethnic groups at each institution for the 2014-2015 school year, excluding international students.

The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences’ graduate audiology program is ranked third in the nation, and its speech-language pathology program is listed 11th by U.S. News & World Report.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management is among the nation's top business schools in the U.S. News & World Report "Best Graduate Schools" report. It ranked 33rd among schools offering full-time MBA programs, 16th for its MBA information systems specialty and 29th for its part-time graduate programs. In the publication's list of "Best Online Programs," the school ranked second nationally for online business graduate programs, based on assessments of faculty credentials, student engagement, peer opinions, distance learning services and technology. Its online MBA program is sixth in the nation.

Bloomberg Businessweek recognized the Jindal School's full-time MBA program as No. 41 in the country and No. 19 among U.S. public programs. It is the first time the school was included in the publication's MBA program standings. The rankings are determined by the satisfaction of students and recruiters, and an intellectual capital rating based on the number of articles published by faculty in 20 leading academic journals.

The Princeton Review named UT Dallas as one of the top 50 undergraduate and graduate programs for video game design for the fourth year in a row. The game design program is part of the University's School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked UT Dallas 33rd on its list of 100 best values among public colleges. The list recognizes four-year universities that provide exceptional academics at an affordable price.

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science graduate programs rank higher in the U.S. News & World Report list than all other engineering schools in Texas except UT Austin, Texas A&M and Rice. UT Dallas ranked 76th overall. In the same list, the school is 52nd in electrical/electronic/communications engineering, 62nd for computer engineering and 70th in computer science.

The Jonsson School was also ranked No. 21 in LinkedIn’s list of best schools for software developers.

UT Dallas was ranked third in Texas and No. 46 among public universities nationwide by American City Business Journals, which used a 19-part formula to determine which schools offer the best educational experiences to their students. UT Austin (12th) and Texas A&M (20th) also made the top 100.

The Princeton Review’s "Best Value Colleges" 2015 edition designated UT Dallas as one of the best values among the nation’s public colleges for the third consecutive year. The Princeton Review considered factors including academics, cost and financial aid in determining the list. The publication selected 100 liberal arts colleges, and 100 public and 100 private schools from a list of nearly 1,200 four-year institutions.

Business Insider ranked UT Dallas as the 25th smartest public college in the United States after reviewing schools' average scores on standardized admission tests.

The criminology program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences ranked No. 10 in College Factual's list of best U.S. colleges for criminology majors that was published by USA Today. The online site considers graduate earnings, major focus, postgraduate resources and accreditation in its rankings. Two of the school's graduate programs rank in the top 100, according to U.S. News & World Report. The criminology program is No. 27, and political science is No. 76.

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UT Dallas Ranks 16th Among Universities Under 50 Years Old

For the third consecutive year, The University of Texas at Dallas is ranked in the top 20 in the world among universities founded less than 50 years ago, according to the just-released “100 Under 50” report from the Times Higher Education.


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U.S. News Gives UT Dallas High Marks for Diversity, Low Student Debt

A U.S. News & World Report ranking shows UT Dallas is among the top universities in the country when measuring low student debt and rich campus diversity. Naveen Jindal School of Management undergraduate business program is named among best 100 in the nation.


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Bloomberg Businessweek Ranks MBA Program Among 50 Best in U.S.

UT Dallas' Naveen Jindal School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been named among the top 50 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek, which also ranked the school No. 11 overall for return on investment. 


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UT Dallas Ranks 3rd Among Texas Public Universities in New List

UT Dallas has been named among the top public universities in the nation by the American City Business Journals. UT Dallas ranked 46th out of 484 public universities and colleges nationwide.


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U.S. News Ranks Online Business Programs in Top 10

The Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas’ online MBA and online graduate business programs are listed among the nation’s top 10 by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015 Best Online Programs rankings.


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Full-Time MBA Program Climbs to 33rd in Latest National Ranking

U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 ranking of graduate schools gave high marks to the Jindal School. Also making the list are UT Dallas programs in engineering, audiology, criminology, communications disorders and political science.


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University Rises to 33rd in Best Value Rankings

UT Dallas has been recognized as one of the top values among the nation’s public universities, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The rankings consider graduation and admission rates, and student-faculty ratio.