A Gift for School of Management
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The University of Texas at Dallas has awarded more than 77,700 degrees since joining the University of Texas System in 1969.

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More than 1,800 students were scheduled to receive diplomas in December 2011, forming UT Dallas’ largest fall graduation cohort ever.

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Students enter UT Dallas with some of the highest average SAT scores of any public university in Texas.

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The University’s fall 2011 student population was made up of 63 percent undergraduates and 37 percent graduate students.

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The fall 2011 freshman class included the largest number of National Merit Scholars (52) ever in a single class. They join 90 continuing National Merit winners, for a total of 142 on campus.

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UT Dallas holds commencement exercises in the spring and fall, and students are addressed by fellow graduating scholars who compete for the honor.

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The largest of UT Dallas’ seven schools, the Naveen Jindal School of Management, confers the most degrees, followed by the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science.

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UT Dallas confers the highest proportion of science, technology, engineering, math and business degrees of any Texas public, doctoral-granting institution.

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Among those expected to receive degrees in fall 2011 are more than 900 graduate students and PhD candidates and more than 900 undergraduates.

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UT Dallas is among the top 100 best values in public colleges in the U.S., according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine.

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The University offers 130 academic programs across its seven schools, and students participate in more than 150 student organizations.

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UT Dallas holds five commencement ceremonies to accommodate graduates from each of the University’s seven schools.

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Commencement turns the UT Dallas Activity Center into a throng of celebrating graduates, family members and well-wishers.

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UT Dallas enrollment topped the 19,000 mark for the first time in fall 2011.

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Since 2005, UT Dallas has added more than 30 degree programs. These additions underscore the University’s focus on equipping students to be competitive in the job market after graduation.

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UT Dallas enrollment in fall 2011 was up more than 10.1 percent from the year before.

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The size of the University’s tenured and tenure-track faculty has grown to more than 450.

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In fall 2011, UT Dallas received a combined gift of $30 million, the largest alumni gift in the University’s history.

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The University was supported by more than $55 million in total gifts and pledges last fiscal year, surpassing the previous year’s record $40.6 million.

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Nearly 40 percent of incoming freshmen graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and almost 75 percent were from the top 25 percent.

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The University of Texas at Dallas has awarded more than 77,700 degrees since joining the University of Texas System in 1969.