U T Dallas

Admissions Information Related to COVID-19

In an effort to support social distancing in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Office of Admission and Enrollment has moved virtually. While our campus may be closed, our undergraduate admission counselors and staff are ready to help you.


The University of Texas at Dallas combines the benefits of a small university with the intellectual rigor and opportunities of a major research university.

For students interested in joining our academic community, cost should not be a barrier to reaching their goal.

We’re serious about helping you maximize your investment—and it shows.

  • Nearly 70% of our students receive some form of need- or merit-based financial aid.
  • Forbes ranked UT Dallas the #1 best value public university in Texas in 2019.
  • UT Dallas was ranked #37 on the Money Magazine 2018 best value universities list.
  • The cost of college varies from student to student even at the same university. For the most current tuition estimates, refer to the financial aid website.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Freshman Scholarships

Each year, UT Dallas offers Academic Excellence Scholarships (AES) to qualified incoming freshmen.

Typically, other scholarship programs for freshmen include the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program, the National Merit Scholars Program, the Terry Foundation Scholarship and the Diversity Scholarship Program.

Transfer Scholarships

UT Dallas offers multiple scholarship opportunities to qualified transfer students, including the Comet Transfer and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarships.

Other scholarship programs for transfer students include the Terry Foundation Scholarship and the Diversity Scholarship Program.

Percent of Graduating Seniors Who Have No Student Debt

student debt ratio chart

*Among undergraduate students who started their college education at UT Dallas.

2019-2020 Tuition Plans

Estimated Cost of Attendance 2019-2020
Per Year Texas Resident Variable Out of State Variable
Tuition & Fees $13,442 $38,168
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,200
Room & Board $11,532 $11,532
Total $26,174 $50,900

Other Financial Aid Opportunities

Other financial aid opportunities include grants, loans and work-study. In order to determine eligibility and take advantage of maximum funding availability, students should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1.

A current listing of scholarships is available on the financial aid website.

Student veterans can learn more about financial aid, scholarships and other educational benefits on the Veteran’s Affairs website.

UT Dallas Outcomes

Internships and corporate collaborations help prepare UTD students for real-world experience.

That translates into opportunity and practical knowledge about how to be a leader and a team player.

Learn more about student outcomes, including the careers and continued education of UT Dallas graduates. Students and families are also encouraged to visit Texas CREWS, the Consumer Resource for Education and Workforce Statistics, which provides comparative information about Texas public 2- and 4-year postsecondary institutions based on wages and student loan levels.

The University of Texas at Dallas | Office of Admission and Enrollment 1-972-883-2270
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