University of Texas-Dallas Rankings

By | July 15, 2020

Located in Richardson, TX, University of Texas-Dallas is one of the best universities in the state of Texas. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Texas-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 Texas-Dallas.

800 W. Campbell Road Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: (972) 883-2270
Web site:

Rankings: University of Texas–Dallas

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 151
Average freshman retention rate: 81.5%
6-year graduation rate: 59.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 71%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -12
Faculty resources ranking: 144
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 28.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 25.9%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 19:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 85.8%
Student selectivity ranking: 71
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1140-1370
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 40%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 72%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 53.7%
Financial resources rank: 187
Alumni giving rank: 225
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 5.0%

University of Texas-Dallas History

Essential Facts: University of Texas–Dallas

  • The University of Texas at Dallas has 300+ registered campus organizations and 26 national Greek-letter fraternities and sororities.
  • SAT Requirements. The University of Texas at Dallas typically requires applicants to be in the top 23 percent of SAT test takers. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT’s as low as 1100.
  • The institution, established in 1961 as the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest and later renamed the Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS), began as a research arm of Texas Instruments.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 21%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 5%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 5%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 65%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 80%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: dance, drama/theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station