University of Texas at Dallas
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University of Texas at Dallas

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About

University of Texas - Dallas is a Tier 1 public research university started in the year 1969. In spite of being relatively ‘young’, UTD has already made a name for itself and is considered, as one of the finest universities for engineering and management. UTD ranks #21 in the world and #1 in US under Times Higher Education Young University rankings. It ranks #260 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list. The low fees, excellent research facilities, and exciting job prospects together make it an ideal destination for Indians, which is why they apply in such massive numbers.

Cost

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$20,385

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

$20,485

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#269

US News ranking

#531-540

Qs ranking

#301-350

Times New ranking

Admissions

69%

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

$50 - $250

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Location

Located in the heart of North Texas’ Silicon Prairie with the highest concentration of high technology work force, UTD campus is located in Richardson. It is 20 km away from downtown Dallas and about 3-4 hour drive from Austin and Houston.

Campus

University of Texas at Dallas is built on a lovely 710 acre campus. As a young university, UTD has focused on modern green infrastructure and has created world class research facilities in various areas of engineering, sciences, and management.

Residing Options

While on-campus living is certainly an option (at about $5500 per year), most grad students choose to live outside of campus, so as to get some much needed space, privacy and freedom. The rents in and around Richardson work out to about $7500 per year on an average, but this too gets divided considerably if you live with roommates. The further away from the university you go, the lower the rents fall, so it’s not difficult to find a place to match your wallet.

Faculty

UT Dallas has grown rapidly in last ten years and has added many distinguished faculty that include members of National Academy and Fellows of various societies. A large number of new junior faculty have won prestigious awards, and numerous faculty hold endowed chairs in recognition of their contributions to education and research. UTD has had three Nobel Laureates on its faculty.

Jobs and placements

Some of the topmost fortune 100 companies are regularly hiring from UTD. UTD itself is surrounded by 500 companies and companies like Intel, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Apple, and more are commonly seen hiring in big numbers from Engineering and Computer Science.

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