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Founded: 1969

Colors: Flame orange and eco green

Enrollment: 19,727

Academic Programs: 134 academic programs across seven schools

Top Schools and Programs: 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 9th in the U.S.

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

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), public affairs (104th) and political science (76th).

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science launched the first accredited telecommunications engineering degree in the United States, and is one of only a handful of institutions offering a software engineering degree. The school's undergraduate programs are ranked 59th by U.S. News & World Report among the nation's public schools of engineering, while its graduate programs rank 44th nationally among public schools of engineering.

Value: UT Dallas was ranked 60th in the top 100 "Best Value" public colleges in the United States, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance in 2013.

UT Dallas earned recognition in 2013 as one of the best values among the nation’s public colleges for the first time by The Princeton Review.

World rank: The University of Texas at Dallas has been ranked 15th out of 100 schools named to a new Times Higher Education magazine list of the world's most outstanding young universities, of institutions younger than a half century.

Average Class Rank: About 38 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 71 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.

Financial Aid: Almost 81 percent of UT Dallas undergraduates receive assistance in paying for their education through need-based aid, merit scholarships, and other financial aid.

Housing: 24 percent of undergraduate students live in University housing.

Student Life: More than 225 student organizations

Student/Faculty Ratio: 21-to-1

Alumni: UT Dallas has 74,307 alumni who have earned more than 81,917 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, 83.2% of the graduating class of 2011 secured employment or were continuing education.

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