The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)

Richardson, TX

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Comparative Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Visual and Performing Arts


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing/Marketing Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Game Design Programming and Interactive Media Design


Major Bachelors Masters
Mathematics Teacher Education


Major Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Communication Disorders
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
Cognitive Science
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Actuarial Science
Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Developmental and Child Psychology
Geographic Information Systems and Cartography (GIS)
Latin American Studies
Learning Theory and Experimental Psychology
Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender and Group Studies
Political Science and Government

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer and Information Sciences

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UTD Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

33% of students gave The University of Texas at Dallas 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

Classes sizes at the University of Texas at Dallas are great, the workload is bearable, and the variety of classes are amazing. The only concern, to me, is that many of the professors are heavily accented.

Former Student - Last Attended 2011

Academics Rating

All instructors are very professional and experienced in the subject matter. The work load varies from teacher to teacher, as some classes are small and some large. Work load also depends on the class size and timing for assignments.

UTD Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.90
Retention Rate 85%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June, July, August, and January.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Domestic Exchange Schools
  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • UN Semester
  • Sea Semester
  • American Studies Program (Washington, DC)

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry

Class Sizes at The University of Texas at Dallas

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 27%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 19%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 48%
  • 100+ Students: 6%
Fewer than 20 Students 27%
50 - 100 Students 19%
20 - 49 Students 48%
100+ Students 6%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 69
  • Asian: 17
  • Unknown and Other: 7
  • Latino: 4
  • African American: 2
Caucasian 69
Asian 17
Unknown and Other 7
Latino 4
African American 2

Faculty at The University of Texas at Dallas

Total Faculty 882
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 22
Full-Time Professors 2,432
Male Faculty 599
Part-Time Professors 1,339
Women Faculty 283

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