About Us

A top value public university with more than 31,000 students across seven schools, we’ve graduated more than 132,000 Comets who are leading Texas, the nation and the world.

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Educational Excellence

UT Dallas is a top public university located in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs.

UT Dallas Academic Degrees

Moving at the Speed of Bright

Our rapid growth in size and stature is fueled by bright students, innovative programs, renowned faculty, dedicated staff, engaged alumni and research that matters.

Fast Facts About UT Dallas

A Dynamic Past

Created by bold visionaries and tech pioneers, UT Dallas has nurtured generations of innovators in its first 50 years. Our creativity and enterprising spirit has been — and will continue to be — UT Dallas’ guiding light.

UT Dallas History

UT Dallas Traditions

Bold Leadership

President Richard C. Benson is committed to increasing student enrollment, expanding the research portfolio, strengthening ties across Dallas-Fort Worth and the state, enhancing campus infrastructure, and hiring exceptional faculty and staff members.

Learn More About President Benson

Bright Vision

Our mission statement centers on providing Texas and the nation with excellent, innovative education and research. Our gleaming future, outlined in the UTD Strategic Plan, will benefit the region, state, nation and world.

Our Strategic Plan