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University of North Texas

Texas, United States | Public

About

The University of North Texas, also known as the UNT, is a public research institution located in Denton, Texas and was founded in 1890. The UNT is adopted by the state and its campus is the main campus of the University of North Texas System, the rest of them are located in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Frisco. The University of North Texas has ten colleges and two schools where they offer about 100 majors with programs in natural, formal and social sciences, including liberal arts, humanities, fine arts, engineering, performing arts and public policy. Also, the UNT has professional graduate education and post-doc research that counts with 81 masters and 34 doctoral degree programs. The most popular majors are Liberal Arts and Humanities followed by Psychology and Biology. In addition, UNT offers early admissions math and science academy for exceptional high-school-age students from across the state.

Cost

Reasonable

$13,590

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

$13,590

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#658

US News ranking

Admissions

71%

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

$75 - $85

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Location

The University of North Texas is located in the Union Cir, Denton, Texas. It close to Razor Ranch and Northridge neighborhoods, five minutes away from Downtown Denton and around 4 miles away from Denton Enterprise Airport which is easily accessible from students out-state to find their way from the airport to campus.

Campus

The University of North Texas campus spreads over 875 acres where more than 80 buildings take place with beautiful green areas, counting with more than four libraries, housing information for the specific programs that the UNT offers. The buildings count with a beautiful architecture like the Murchison Performing Arts Center that has a minimalist modern design or the Business Leadership Building which was renovated not too long ago. Also, the Department of Biology is one of the most famous in campus because is located in a complex of two connected buildings, complex A which is the oldest founded in 1966 and complex B which was opened on 2011 giving the structure an old and new vibe that go along perfectly.

Residing Options

The UNT believes that Living on campus at UNT provides students with an opportunity to be a part of a community that supports academic success as well as personal growth that’s why they offer a variety of housing to choose from that includes all the services, all you have to do is create an eHousing account in the university’s official page and apply. The UNT counts with approximately 14 Residences for students to choose from, depending on their preferences: single, double and private rooms and also apartment style like the College Inn for those graduate students who want to stay close to campus. On the other hand, if you want to live off-campus, Off-Campus Student Services can assist you in getting the process started where they provide students with information about local apartments and how to contact them.

Faculty

North Texas counts with a group of professors who are committed to their job and mostly to the research projects, of course there always positives and negatives but that also depends on the perspective of the students. However, one thing that can't be debated is that professors are knowledgeable, respectable, and always available offering academic help. It is said that the school of Music counts with amazing professors that care about the success of their students and are always supportive and passionate about the topics they teach.

Jobs and placements

Finding a good high-paying job while studying depends on your major since some offer better jobs than others. However, the university has a website where they post a list of jobs available called Eagle Career website. Eagle Career has a database of jobs for UNT students and alumni but mostly on campus. In addition, there are College Work Study jobs, these are jobs that are partially funded by the state or federal government.

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