University of North Texas.

University of North Texas

Denton, TX4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About University of North Texas

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a public research university in Denton, Texas. It consists of 14 colleges and schools, an early admissions math and science academy, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, for exceptional high-school-age students from across the state, and a library system that comprises the university core. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". According to the National Science Foundation, UNT spent $78.4 million on research and development in 2019.UNT was founded as a nonsectarian, coeducational, private teachers college in 1890 and was formally adopted by the state 11 years later. UNT is the flagship institution of the University of North Texas System, which includes additional universities in Dallas and Fort Worth. UNT also has a location in Frisco.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 31,448 students
  • 0.13 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at University of North Texas

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Molecular Biology, Ecology, Business, Accounting, and Marketing.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

13,504 students out of 18,650 applicants were accepted into University of North Texas. They had an average SAT score of 1167. 65% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 34% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of North Texas was $20,504, while for in-state students it was $10,544. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $25,833.

The average financial aid at University of North Texas is $8,075. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $12,429 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of North Texas

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

46% of undergraduate students at University of North Texas received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of North Texas

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Texas was of $9,268 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at University of North Texas

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017