University of Dallas Rankings

By | August 29, 2020

Located in Irving, TX, University of Dallas is one of the best universities in the state of Texas. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Dallas in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Dallas.

1845 E. Northgate Drive Irving, TX 75062-4736
Phone: (972) 721-5266
Web site:

Rankings: University of Dallas

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 13
Score: 61
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.2
Graduation and retention ranking: 17
Average freshman retention rate: 82.2%
6-year graduation rate: 63.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 49
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 51.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 2.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 75.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 10
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1110-1330
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 29%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 63%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 91.0%
Financial resources rank: 26
Alumni giving rank: 1
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 29.0%

University of Dallas History

Essential Facts: University of Dallas

  • The University of Dallas is a small Catholic institution in the city of Irving, Texas, about 15 miles from downtown Dallas.
  • University of Dallas is a private institution that was founded in 1956. University of Dallas’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities West, #6.
  • The University of Dallas is one of only about 15 Catholic universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter—the oldest and one of the most prestigious types of undergraduate honors organizations.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 50%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 80%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 50%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook